emPowered!® Livestream – Managing the Return of Parkinson’s Symptoms With a Unique Treatment | Sep. 21, 2023 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM PST
Experiencing a return of your Parkinson’s symptoms? You’re not alone. Hear from a healthcare professional at a FREE educational program sponsored by Acorda Therapeutics. FEATURED SPEAKER: David Kreitzman, MD
Renew! Retreat® Corbin, Kentucky | Sep. 23, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
This FREE, fun, in-person workshop is designed to create a safe and empowering space to learn, share, connect with peers, and ask your most pressing questions of experts. Care partners will gather in one room, and people with movement disorders will gather in a separate uplifting “clubhouse” room for education and fun.
emPowered!® Livestream – Living Your Best Life: DBS Treatment Options for Parkinson’s | Sep. 25, 2023 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST
According to research, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy can provide up to an additional five hours of good movement control per day, compared to only taking medication. Join us in partnership with Abbott to discover how DBS can improve your life. Speaker: Xenos Mason, MD
Thriving with Parkinson’s Disease | Sep. 26, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Learn more about Parkinson's in this foundational program which will review what to expect and how to advocate for your best treatment options.
Taller de Capacitación para Líderes de Grupos de Apoyo | Sep. 26, 2023 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PST
Únase a otros líderes de grupos a explorar los aspectos prácticos de iniciar y mantener un grupo de apoyo. Creemos que nuestra comunidad necesita de más redes de apoyo mutuo y queremos apoyar con información básica y consejos útiles.
The Emotional Toll of Caregiving | Sep. 27, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Many care partners find being the cheerleader, health manager, and advocate leaves them little time to be a companion to their loved-one. Many care partners struggle with deep sadness, isolation, frustration, and guilt. We'll be joined by Kate Perepezko, PhD to discuss the emotional journey of caregiving.
Driving and Parkinson’s Disease | Sep. 28, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Parkinson’s disease (PD) does not have to stop your ability to drive, but it’s important to understand how it may impact your driving. In this program, Anthony LoGalbo, PhD, will break down the cognitive processes involved in driving and any potential impairments from PD to be aware of.
October Support Group Leader Roundtable | Oct. 2, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM PST
David Plummer and Tash Fothergill-Misbah will be discussing what led them to make the short documentary ‘Shaking hands with the devil’, what action the Parkinson’s community can take in addressing stigma around Parkinson’s globally, and what they hope to achieve with the film at a policy level.
Navigating Work with YOPD | Oct. 4, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
If you’ve been diagnosed with young onset Parkinson disease (YOPD), chances are you’re still in the workforce. In this program, we’ll hear from Michael Quaglia, who was diagnosed with YOPD at the age of 42. Though he worked tirelessly to climb the corporate ladder, symptoms took him another direction.
emPowered!® Livestream – I Brake for Moments, Not for Parkinson’s | Oct. 5, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
This program will feature a Parkinson’s disease expert who will educate patients with PD and their care partners about the disease and a prescription medication to treat adults with PD who are having OFF episodes. This is a promotional program brought to you by Kyowa Kirin, Inc.
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