emPowered!® Livestream – Living Well with Parkinson’s and Essential Tremor: A Neurosurgeon’s Perspective | Sep. 29, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Dr. Wang will be discussing the benefits of Boston Scientific's Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy, which offers patients the most robust portfolio of options without compromising treatment. Please join us to learn from one of the top Surgeons in the country on how you might benefit from a Boston Deep Brain Stimulator.
wHolistic!™: The Unique Family & Social Needs of People with YOPD | Sep. 30, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST
In this wHolistic!™ program, Indu Subramanian, MD, will speak with Bart Post, MD, MsC, PhD, about the unique family and social needs of people with YOPD, exploring physical and psychological challenges like the impact of medication on symptoms, financial and job uncertainty, connection with friends and relationships with partners, stigma, fear, and more.
Renew! Retreat® Las Cruces | Sep. 30, 2022 | 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Two Tracks, One Empowering Day for People with Movement Disorders and their Loved Ones. 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. [In-person event]
October Support Group Leader Roundtable | Oct. 3, 2022 | 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 in Zoom breakout rooms. This is your chance to be engaged in the conversation with a global network of peers who are ready to join you in discussion.
APP Livestream: Duopa Case Studies | Oct. 3, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
APPs! Join in for a virtual discussion with Sherrie Gould, NP-C. This Livestream will walk through case studies of patients with Duopa therapy to better develop skills to choose the best candidates and manage your patients on therapy! Join Us! [For APPs]
wHolistic!™: Who Gets PD? Removing Stereotypes: A Fireside Chat with Shafaq Hussain-Ali | Oct. 3, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Shafaq Hussain-Ali, a dentist who describes herself as an “unintentional PD fighter since July ’19,” is determined to change the narrative around who’s living with PD. Join Indu Subramanian, MD, and Shafaq as they dive into Shafaq’s experiences around remaining active in her career, her mothering, and her hobbies: Kung Fu and crochet.
Spotlight® Online: BrainSense Technology Ushers in a New Era of Managing Your Disease | Oct. 4, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
StrivePD is a program that enables you to share your daily Parkinson’s experience with your care team via the StrivePD app and Apple Watch or iPhone in between your clinical visits. Join our partners from Medtronic and Rune Labs as we explore the StrivePD App, which makes navigating your disease available at your fingertips.
Spotlight® Online: Why Exercise is Essential in Early PD | Oct. 5, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Join physical therapist and Parkinson’s clinical expert Jenny Tuccitto to learn about the rationale for intensive physical therapy, exercise and lifestyle habit changes in early PD. Discover fun ways to challenge yourself and where to find PD experts who will partner with you from time of diagnosis.
Spotlight® Online: Anxiety and Behavioral Disturbances in PD | Oct. 6, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Greg Pontone, MD, MHS, will explore PD-related anxiety, including general anxiety, social anxiety, and phobias. He’ll also dive into behavioral challenges like OCD (repetitive thoughts and actions), hallucinations & delusions, personality changes, and impulse control disorders—what are they? What causes them? And how do they present?
Spotlight® Online: Lewy Who? Understanding the Relationship Between PD & Lewy Body Dementia | Oct. 7, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
A movement disorder specialist will outline the diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of Lewy body dementia and an occupational therapist will provide guidance on how occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech language pathologists can help you live your best life with Lewy.
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