Renew! Retreat® Chicagoland


Saturday August 10, 2019
9:00 AM-2:00 PM


The Estate by Gene & Giorgetti
9421 W Higgins Rd,

Rosemont, IL 60018


People with Movement Disorders,
Care Partners, and Family Members

About Renew! Retreat®

As far back as 1999, a four-year study of caregiver health reported, “Participants who were providing care and experiencing caregiver strain had mortality risks that were 63% higher than those whose spouse was not disabled.”

That’s why we created Renew! Retreat for care partners and family members. We offer them an opportunity to rejuvenate and spend time with other care partners who share similar feelings and concerns, while their loved ones with Parkinson’s enjoy their own concurrent conference.


Featured Speaker:

Jennifer Goldman, MD, MS

Dr. Goldman is Section Chief, Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL.  Dr. Goldman is a fellowship-trained movement disorder neurologist with specialty training and board certification in behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry. Dr.Goldman graduated from Princeton University and received her MD from Northwestern University Medical School. She completed her neurology residency training at Washington University in St. Louis, followed by a movement disorder fellowship and a Master of Science degree in clinical research at Rush University in Chicago. Her clinical and research work focuses on understanding and improving treatments for cognitive and behavioral features of Parkinson disease, parkinsonian disorders, dementia with Lewy bodies, and other movement disorders using advanced neuroimaging, genetics, and other biomarkers. She has published multiple research articles and book chapters on Parkinson disease, cognition, behavior, and other movement disorders.

A Glance At The Agenda
Two Concurrent Programs - One Life-Giving Retreat


  • Cognitive & Mood Changes – Jennifer Goldman, MD
  • Navigating Guilt & Fear
  • Care Partner & Adult Child Wellness Tool
  • Maintaining Connection to Oneself
  • Reframing OT, PT & Other Therapies
  • Reframing Happiness


  • Cognitive & Mood Changes – Jennifer Goldman, MD
  • Wellness Journal & Planning Tool
  • Speech, Occupational & Physical Therapy
  • Assistive Devices
  • Nutrition & PD
  • Reframing Happiness

Take A Look At The Experience In Store For You:

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