- Event Date Min:Sunday, November 18, 2018Event Location:United States
Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
Janis M. Miyasaki, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FAAN
Director, Parkinson and Movement Disorders Program, University of Alberta
Overview: In this webinar, Dr. Miyasaki will review the WHO criteria for palliative care, the various models of palliative care delivery, hospice and hospice criteria in the US, the challenge of palliative care coordination with subspecialists and the people required to make palliative care work. She will also review the symptoms of PD not often associated with symptom burden in addition to spouse and family challenges.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will:
- To list the benefits of palliative care regardless of stage of illness
- To list the non-traditional symptoms of PD
- To understand how palliative care can be incorporated in your practice
Janis Miyasaki, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FAAN
Dr. Miyasaki is a graduate of the University of Toronto completing medical school, residency and a movement disorders fellowship under Dr. Anthony Lang. She joined the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry in 2014 following 22 years at the University of Toronto. Since 2015, Dr. Miyasaki became the Director of the Movement Disorders Program comprising 10 physicians (7 neurologists, 1 functional neurosurgeon, a neuropsychiatrist and geriatrician) and a dedicated interdisciplinary team.
She has held leadership positions at the University of Toronto, the University of Alberta, the International Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorder Society, the Parkinson Study Group and the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Miyasaki founded the first dedicated Palliative Care Program for Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders at the University of Toronto in 2007. Since then, she has published original research on this topic and is viewed as the founder of palliative care for Parkinson’s disease. In 2015, Dr. Miyasaki established the Complex Neurologic Symptoms Clinic at the Kaye Edmonton Clinic, University of Alberta with Dr. Wendy Johnston, an expert in ALS. This program provides care to all neurologic patients with palliative care needs. Recent research includes a study of positive psychology applied to recently diagnosed people with Parkinson’s and a large multicenter randomized controlled study of ambulatory palliative care in Parkinson’s disease funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute.Fee(s):FREEContact Name:Parkinson's FoundatioContact Phone:1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636)Event Date Min:Tuesday, November 27, 2018Event Location:United StatesEvent Chapter:ChicagoGeorgiaGreater RochesterHeartlandMinnesotaOhioSouth FloridaSouth Palm Beach CountyWestern New York
Join the Parkinson's Foundation for this free educational program on Friday, November 30 at Heritage Sandy Springs. Together we will learn more about the important role exercise plays in maintaining balance, mobility and activities of daily living. Hear from local experts as they discuss the latest research findings on exercise, the role exercise should play in your treatment plan and how to stay active longer with therapies, medication and assistive devices. We will also look at the benefits of group-based exercise and how your neurologist, physical therapist and fitness instructor can help address certain barriers to exercise for you and your loved ones.
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Why exercise? Jorge Juncos, MD
10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. Fitness Demo PD Gladiators Fitness Network Instructor
10:40 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Staying Active Longer: Using Medicine and Devices to Keep Moving Speaker TBD
11:30 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. Fitness Demo PD Gladiators Fitness Network Instructor
11:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Our Recent Research on Parkinson's, Group Exercise, Mood Change, and Quality-of-Life YMCA's Jim Annesi, PhD
12:10 p.m. – 12:20 p.m. Lunch Break
12:20 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. The Continuum of Care: How Doctors, Physical Therapists and Fitness Instructors Should Work Together Amy Morse, PT, DPT
12:50 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Q&A Panel with Speakers
The event is free and lunch will be provided. Seating is limited so please RSVP today!Fee(s):FreeContact Name:Annie LongContact Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgContact Phone:770-450-0792Event Image:Event Date Min:Friday, November 30, 2018Event Location:Heritage Sandy Springs6110 Blue Stone RdSandy Springs, GA 30328United StatesEvent Chapter:Georgia
LocationWoodfield Country Club3650 Club Pl, Boca Raton, FL 33496United StatesUSContact Name:Robin MillerContact Email:Rmiller@parkinson.orgContact Phone:561-962-1702Event Date Min:Friday, December 7, 2018Event Location:United StatesEvent Chapter:South Palm Beach County
Dr. Marshall is Chief of Geriatric Neurology at URMC. He has been caring for patients and families coping with Parkinson’s disease for nearly a quarter-century. In addition, he has been facilitating Mindful Practice retreats for medical professionals for the past decade.
10:00am-12:00pmFee(s):No ChargeContact Name:Nancy NealonContact Email:email@example.comContact Phone:585-234-5355Event Date Min:Saturday, December 15, 2018Event Location:1000 Elmwood AvePlease park at door #1Rochester, NY 14620United StatesEvent Chapter:Greater Rochester
- Event Image:Event Date Min:Tuesday, January 15, 2019Event Location:United StatesEvent Chapter:Minnesota
Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
Ronald Pfeiffer, MD
Oregon Health and Sciences University, Parkinson’s Foundation Center of ExcellenceFee(s):FREEContact Name:Parkinson's FoundatioContact Phone:1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636)Event Date Min:Tuesday, January 15, 2019Event Location:United StatesEvent Chapter:ChicagoGeorgiaGreater RochesterHeartlandMinnesotaOhioSouth FloridaSouth Palm Beach CountyWestern New York
- Event Date Min:Saturday, January 26, 2019Event Location:Fresno, CA 93710United States
- Event Date Min:Sunday, January 27, 2019Event Location:United StatesEvent Chapter:South Florida
LocationBoca Rio Golf Club22041 Boca Rio RdUnited StatesUSContact Name:Executive Director- Robin MillerContact Email:Rmiller@parkinson.orgContact Phone:561-962-1702Event Date Min:Monday, February 4, 2019Event Location:22041 Boca Rio RdBoca Raton, FL 33433United StatesEvent Chapter:South Palm Beach County