“The Parkinson’s Journey: Understanding Progression” – Webinar Notes

In September, the Parkinson’s Foundation hosted a webinar on the Parkinson’s disease (PD) progression. In this webinar, neurologist Dr. Annie Killoran and social worker Lance Wilson spoke. Dr. Killoran focused on the clinical side of PD progression while Lance focused on the practical aspects of PD progression. 

“Care Partners and Self-Care Throughout the Journey” [with Parkinson’s Disease] – Webinar Notes

“Care Partners and Self-Care Throughout the Journey” [with Parkinson’s Disease] – Webinar Notes

In early March, the World Parkinson Coalition (WPC) hosted “Care Partners and Self-Care Throughout the Journey.” Social worker Amanda Janicke, occupational therapist Julia Wood, and Parkinson’s disease (PD) caregivers Angela Robb and Alan Ater each spoke for about 10 minutes, offering tips to caregivers of those with PD. 

Caregiving Strategies for Parkinson’s Dementia – Webinar Notes

Caregiving Strategies for Parkinson’s Dementia – Webinar Notes

On January 11th PMD Alliance hosted a webinar on the topic of Caregiving Strategies for Parkinson's Dementia.  The speaker, Angelo Domingo, Psy.D. spoke about the cognitive changes caregivers can expect in a person with Parkinson's and shared tips for accomplishing daily tasks as smoothly as possible despite those changes.  Before answering a couple questions, he shared some self-care strategies for preventing caregiver burnout.