Exercise to Improve Brain Health | Jun. 7, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Sergio Ramos, a physical therapist (PT) board certified in neurologic PT will get you moving by focusing on alternating seated and standing exercises to help target the signs and symptoms of Parkinson disease (PD). We will alternate aerobic, balance, flexibility, and strength training exercises to help you manage the physical signs of PD.
Planning Care, A to Z | Jun. 13, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Home health, skilled nursing, facilities and end care (hospice and palliative) – these are all possible housing options as we age and need more support. Join us and Sarah Hyde-Williams, an expert in senior housing placement, advanced care planning, and dementia education, to learn about the different options available.
DBS: What is it and how can it help PD? | Jun. 14, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
What symptoms can deep brain stimulation (DBS) treat? Who is a good candidate for the procedure? Who would not be a good candidate? What can be expect after having DBS? Join us and Christa Cooper, a physician assistant in the movement disorders clinic at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, to learn the answers to these questions and more.
Medication Options for Parkinson’s Symptoms: A to Z Review | Jun. 15, 2023 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST
In this program, we’ll hear from Juan Ramirez-Castaneda, MD, a movement disorders neurologist about the different pharmacological medications for the management of Parkinson disease, including advanced therapies such as enteric levodopa and subcutaneous levodopa/apomorphine.
How to Travel Better with Adam Rog: Insider Travel Tips | Jun. 20, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Join us and one of the Nation's Top Advisors, Adam Rog, a successful travel agent with over 20 years of experience and recently named Conde' Nast Top Travel Specialist in 2023 to learn how you can travel better, plus we’ll go over international travel, cruises, and solo travel.
¿Por qué necesitamos una comunidad de apoyo mutuo? | Jun. 21, 2023 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PST
La enfermedad de Parkinson (EP) tiende a aislar a quienes lo padecen. Un grupo de apoyo puede ser el espacio seguro donde los participantes pueden compartir con otras personas que están atravesando por circunstancias similares. Lideres de grupos de apoyo de diferentes partes del mundo compartirán sus experiencias sobre como unir participantes para crear una comunidad de apoyo mutuo.
In Sync!® Severn, MD | Jun. 23, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
This inclusive event is open to support group leaders, community, and wellness leaders. Newbies, experienced leaders, and those curious about becoming a support group leader are welcome. Facility or home care providers, join us to learn how to better support people living with a movement disorder and their partners.
Financial Wellness: What Legal Documents Should be in Place and Why | Jun. 28, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
In this program, we will learn what legal documents should be in place to protect an older adult’s estate/finances. We will also hear about the kinds of legal instruments, why they are important and how to select who would represent you when you can no longer represent yourself.
July Support Group Leader Roundtable | Jul. 3, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM PST
Support Group Leaders, join us for an open discussion with your peers where you’ll have time to connect with each other, bring your most pressing issues to the table, and brainstorm together. This is your chance to be engaged in the conversation with a global network of peers who are ready to join you in discussion.
Getting Real® for Advanced Stage Care Partners & Adult Children | Jul. 13, 2023 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM PST
Resources & Real Conversations Exclusively for Care Partners & Adult Children. This is your chance to learn from and ask your most pressing questions of a leading expert in the movement disorders community. We’ve got practical advice and resources to best support you in your unique needs and concerns.
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