The Palo Alto-Menlo Park Support Group has moved! Our meeting time has changed!  Come join us at Avenidas from 2:30-4:00 on the Second Wednesday of each month

The Palo Alto-Menlo Park Support Group has moved! Our meeting time has changed! Come join us at Avenidas from 2:30-4:00 on the Second Wednesday of each month

The Palo Alto-Menlo Park Support Group has made the move to Avenidas Senior Center effective, Wednesday, March 13th. After 18 months at Little House Activity Center in Menlo Park, Avenidas has completed an interior makeover and our support group has returned to Avenidas, in a different location, and at slightly different times. Read on below to find out details and join our email reminder list if you have not done so already. Please join us at a future meeting!

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to discuss Freezing of Gait and Falls Prevention, Palo Alto, March 13

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to discuss Freezing of Gait and Falls Prevention, Palo Alto, March 13

Brent Bluett, DO, Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist, will discuss freezing of gait and falls prevention for Parkinson’s and other movement disorders at the Palo Alto/Menlo Park Support group on Wednesday, March 13, from 2:30-4:00, at Avenidas in Palo Alto. No RSVP is required to attend.

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

March 2019 – 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 March 2019.  See the list below of what else is happening near you...

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to talk about Constipation and Parkinson’s in Menlo Park, February 13

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to talk about Constipation and Parkinson’s in Menlo Park, February 13

Veronica Santini, MD, MA, a movement disorder specialist at Stanford, will be talking about constipation and Parkinson’s Disease (PD) at the Menlo Park PD support group meeting on Wednesday, February 13, 2 – 3:30pm, at Little House. The event is free and open to the public.  No RSVP is required.

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to Discuss Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation at Stanford YOPD Support Group, February 12, 6:30-8:00pm

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to Discuss Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation at Stanford YOPD Support Group, February 12, 6:30-8:00pm

Helen Bronte-Stewart, MD, MSE, Director, Stanford Movement Disorders Center, will discuss the latest in deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s Disease at the Tuesday, February 12, YOPD support group meeting at the Board Room, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford.  Her talk is titled “Sensing Brain Rhythms Enable Personalized Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation.”  The meeting starts at 6:30pm. The event is free and open to those diagnosed with PD by the age of 50 or younger and their family members. An RSVP 24 hours in advance is requested to the group leader.

Stanford Neurosurgeon to talk about Treatments for Advanced PD and Tremor in Clovis/Fresno, February 9

Stanford Neurosurgeon to talk about Treatments for Advanced PD and Tremor in Clovis/Fresno, February 9

Casey H. Halpern, MD, Neurosurgeon, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center, will be discussing “Advanced Treatments for Advanced PD and Tremor-What to do when the Medications Start Failing,” at the Clovis/Greater Fresno Parkinson’s Support group meeting on Saturday, February 9, from 10:00am to Noon. The event is free and open to the public.  No RSVP is required.

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

Feb 2019 – 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 February 2019.  See the list below of what's happening near you...

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

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

Happy New Year!  Only a few Northern and Central California Parkinson's Disease (PD) support groups meetings have speakers or discussion programs planned in January 2019.  Plus there are PD seminars in Fresno and Sonora this month.  See the list below of what's happening near you...

Dec 2018 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Dec 2018 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Only a few Northern and Central California Parkinson's Disease (PD) support groups meetings have speakers or discussion programs planned in December 2018.  See the list below of what's happening near you...

Nov 2018 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Nov 2018 – 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 November 2018.  There is a new PD support group in Sacramento's Natomas community.  And there are two groups "new" to me listed below -- Carmichael YOPD and West Roseville.  See the list below of what’s happening near you…