A panel of MJFF doctors held an in-depth Q&A session – Webinar notes

A panel of MJFF doctors held an in-depth Q&A session – Webinar notes

On January 6, the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) hosted a webinar called “Ask Us Anything,” with members of their leadership available to answer questions about Parkinson’s disease. They tackled questions that are frequently asked, such as how close scientists are to a cure for PD, as well as more specific inquiries, such as the purpose of a DaTscan or the use of mannitol. We at Stanford Parkinson's Community Outreach listened to the webinar and are sharing our notes.  

Spotlight on Dyskinesia and Off:  Feeling Good Every Day

Spotlight on Dyskinesia and Off: Feeling Good Every Day

Join a free national webinar, hosted by the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA), on Wednesday, January 29th, 2019 from 10:00am-11:00am (PDT) to help you better understand dyskinesia and off for Parkinson’s disease (PD).  This program is designed to help people with PD, family members and care partners.  Please share this invitation with anyone in your support network whom you feel will benefit from this information.

January 2020 Webinars about Caregiving

January 2020 Webinars about Caregiving

Many caregivers cannot leave home due to caregiving responsibilities. You can participate in a web-based seminar — or webinar — from the privacy of your home. Join either live or view the archived version within a few day of the live webinar (in most cases). Our policy is to share only webinars that are offered free to our community; that reflect a broad, science-based point of view; and that do not present a single solution (whether medical, surgical or other intervention) to the topic under discussion. All times shown are Pacific Time. Here are webinars that may be of interest to caregivers in January 2020…

January 2020 Webinars about Parkinson’s

January 2020 Webinars about Parkinson’s

You can participate in a web-based seminar — or webinar — from the privacy of your home.  Join either live or view the archived version within a few days of the live webinar (in most cases).  Our policy is to share only webinars that are offered free to our community; that reflect a broad, science-based point of view; and that do not present a single solution (whether medical, surgical or other intervention) to the topic under discussion.. All times listed are Pacific Time. Here are webinars that may be of interest to those living with Parkinson’s in January 2020...

Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia) – Webinar notes

Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia) – Webinar notes

The Parkinson and Movement Disorder (PMD) Alliance hosted a webinar on swallowing disorders by speaker Courtney Brimm, MS, CCC-SLP, a licensed speech-language pathologist at the Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott Valley, AZ. She described how normal swallowing works, potential causes of swallowing problems (dysphagia), possible impacts of dysphagia on quality of life, and recommendations for next steps and ways to manage this condition.  We at Stanford Parkinson's Community Outreach listened to the webinar and are sharing our notes.   If you are looking for further information about dysphagia, check out our list of resources. The webinar will be uploaded to PMD Alliance’s YouTube channel If you wish to contact the speaker or have any questions about

“Naturopathic Approach to Parkinson’s Disease” –  Webinar Notes

“Naturopathic Approach to Parkinson’s Disease” – Webinar Notes

The Parkinson and Movement Disorder (PMD) Alliance hosted a webinar on the "Naturopathic Approach to PD" by speaker Dr. Laurie Mischley, a naturopathic doctor who has done extensive research into nutrient deficiencies found in Parkinson’s disease (PD). She spoke about naturopathic medicine, essential nutrients in PD, and other types of deficiencies that patients should also try to address, such as sleep and social interaction. We at Stanford Parkinson's Community Outreach listened to the webinar and are sharing our notes. 

December 2019 Webinars about Caregiving

December 2019 Webinars about Caregiving

Many caregivers cannot leave home due to caregiving responsibilities. You can participate in a web-based seminar — or webinar — from the privacy of your home. Join either live or view the archived version within a few day of the live webinar (in most cases). All webinars listed are free. All times shown are Pacific Time. Here are webinars that may be of interest to caregivers in December 2019…

December 2019 Webinars about Parkinson’s

December 2019 Webinars about Parkinson’s

You can participate in a web-based seminar — or webinar — from the privacy of your home.  Join either live or view the archived version within a few days of the live webinar (in most cases).  All webinars listed are free. All times listed are Pacific Time. Here are webinars that may be of interest to those living with Parkinson’s in December 2019…

“Can we repair the brain in Parkinson’s Disease?” – Webinar Notes

“Can we repair the brain in Parkinson’s Disease?” – Webinar Notes

A recent webinar from Neuroscience News & Research (NNR), part of Technology Networks, featured neurologist Dr. Roger Barker from the University of Cambridge (UK).  Dr. Barker discussed the present state and future potential of therapies that could allow for actual healing of the brain in Parkinson’s disease (PD).  We at Stanford Parkinson's Community Outreach listened to the webinar and are sharing our notes.

November 2019 Webinars about Parkinson’s

November 2019 Webinars about Parkinson’s

You can participate in a web-based seminar — or webinar — from the privacy of your home.  Join either live or view the archived version within a few days of the live webinar (in most cases).  All webinars listed are free. All times listed are Pacific Time. Here are webinars that may be of interest to those living with Parkinson’s in November 2019...