Every month, Stanford Parkinson’s Community Outreach produces a list of Parkinson’s-related webinars and virtual meetings with speakers. Here’s our October 2022 list.… Full Story>
Join a free national webinar hosted by the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 from 11:00am-12pm (PST), to help you better understand the best use of tele-health for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). The program is designed to help those living with PD, their family members, and care partners. Please share this information with anyone in your support network you think could benefit from the information.… Full Story>
Please join us for the next (virtual) meeting of the Palo Alto Parkinson’s support group on Wednesday, August 10, from 2:30-4pm to hear Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Julie Hicks, with the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center. Julie will speak about “Management of Voice, Speech, and Swallowing Changes in Parkinson’s Disease.” Support group members and non-members are welcome!… Full Story>
On June 15 Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario (PSSO) hosted a webinar on Assistive Devices for Daily Living. Two Master’s Students in the occupational therapy program at Western University were the speakers. They began by explaining that the purpose of assistive devices and occupational therapy are to help people with limited or alternative abilities continue to do the task they need or want to do, whether that be self-care, employment/volunteering, or recreation.
On June 2 PMD Alliance hosted a webinar with movement disorder specialist, Michael Okun, MD, about hospitalization and Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Okun listed specific actions you can take to ensure the best outcome possible, whether your hospitalization is planned or an emergency room visit.… Full Story>