Sleep and Parkinson’s Disease – Meeting notes

Sleep and Parkinson’s Disease – Meeting notes

The Palo Alto Parkinson’s Disease Support Group’s February 2020 meeting featured Dr. Emmanuel During, who specializes in neurology, psychiatry, and sleep medicine at Stanford.  He discussed the various types of sleep disturbances that can occur in Parkinson’s disease (PD), such as insomnia, restless legs syndrome, sleep apnea, and REM sleep behavior disorder, along with available treatments for managing these issues. There was also a question and answer session. We at Stanford Parkinson's Community Outreach attended the meeting and are sharing our notes. 

March 2020 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

March 2020 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Many Northern and Central California Parkinson’s Disease (PD) support groups have meetings with guest speakers or programs in March.  See the list below…

February 2020 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

February 2020 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Many Northern and Central California Parkinson's Disease (PD) support groups have meetings in February.  Plus there's a Parkinson's Summit in Fresno.  See the list below...

The Parkinson’s Institute’s medical director discussed the gut-brain connection — meeting notes

The Parkinson’s Institute’s medical director discussed the gut-brain connection — meeting notes

The Palo Alto Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease support group’s January 2020 meeting featured the medical director from the Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center, Dr. Kristin Andruska. She discussed what we currently understand about the gut-brain connection and genetic testing for PD. We at Stanford Parkinson's Community Outreach attended the meeting and are sharing our notes.  

Jan 2020 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Jan 2020 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Start off the new year by attending a Parkinson's Disease (PD) support group meeting near you!  Many Northern and Central California PD support groups have meetings in January.  See the list below... 

Dec 2019 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Dec 2019 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

While most Northern and Central California Parkinson's Disease (PD) support groups have holiday parties or are not meeting in December, a few groups do have meetings with speakers or programs.  See the list below of what is happening near you... 

Nov 2019 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Nov 2019 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Many Northern and Central California Parkinson's Disease (PD) support group meetings have speakers or discussion programs planned in November 2019.  See the list below of what is happening near you...

Oct 2019 – PD Events and Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Oct 2019 – PD Events and Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Many Northern and Central California Parkinson's Disease (PD) support groups meetings have speakers or discussion programs planned in October 2019.  See the list below of what else is happening near you…

Former Stanford Movement Disorder Fellow to Speak at Palo Alto PD Support Group Meeting, October 9, 2:30-4pm

Former Stanford Movement Disorder Fellow to Speak at Palo Alto PD Support Group Meeting, October 9, 2:30-4pm

Dr. Kristin Andruska, movement disorder specialist, will be speaking on "Parkinson's Disease and the Gut" at the October 9th, Palo Alto PD Support Group meeting on Wednesday, October 9th, 2:30-4pm.  This will be the group's first meeting at Channing House, 850 Webster St., Palo Alto. 

Stanford Neurosurgeon to discuss what to do when PD medications stop working. Palo Alto, September 19

Stanford Neurosurgeon to discuss what to do when PD medications stop working. Palo Alto, September 19

Casey Halpern, Neurosurgeon, Stanford Medicine, will discuss “Parkinson’s Disease: What to Do when the Meds Stop Working,” at the Stanford Quarterly Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) support group on Thursday, September 19, from 11:00-12:45 at the Wellness Room, Neuroscience Health Center. An RSVP is required to attend.