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Women and PD in the Heartland

9:30 a.m. — 12 p.m.
Registration and coffee at 9:30 a.m.
Program starts at 10 a.m.

Valet parking will be available.

Men and women experience Parkinson's disease (PD) differently, as it relates to their symptoms, medications, medical care and support services. The Parkinson's Foundation is shedding light on and finding solutions for women-specific issues to help improve the health and well-being of women with PD.

Join us and other women in the Parkinson's community for this important program.

Special thanks to our sponsor:

Contact Name: 
Kim Nitz
Contact Phone: 
(913) 416-4116
Event Date Min: 
Friday, November 2, 2018
Event Location: 
Brookdale Overland Park 119th
6101 W. 119th street
Overland Park, KS 66209
United States
Event Chapter: 

Parkinson's Disease: Frequently Asked Questions

People affected by Parkinson’s disease (PD) — those living with Parkinson’s, their family members, their friends and the healthcare professionals that care for them — are all looking for answers to questions about the disease, its symptoms and treatments. This booklet is a compilation of the most frequently asked questions that the Parkinson’s Foundation receives through its Helpline.

Parkinson’s Prohibition 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2019
6:00 – 10:00 pm

Grand Hall at Kansas City Power and Light
1330 Baltimore, Kansas City, MO 64105

You won’t want to miss Parkinson’s Prohibition, an event benefitting the work of Parkinson’s Foundation Heartland Chapter. It offers a fun, unique and entertaining opportunity for persons with Parkinson’s disease (PD), families, friends, companies and organizations to raise significant funds to support comprehensive patient care programs and research. It’s also a highly visible way to generate awareness for PD. This event will feature local food and beverage in the art deco elegance of the Grand Hall, one of a kind live auction items and a high-end raffle featuring date night baskets. Guests will be serenaded by a swing band all night. Just tell them Bugsy sent you!

Event Date Min: 
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Event Location: 
Kansas City, MO
United States
Event Chapter: 

The Times of Israel: New breathalyzer can flag early onset Parkinson’s, Israeli researchers say

A team of researchers at Israel’s Technion Institute of Technology has developed a device they say can detect the early onset of Parkinson’s disease by analyzing the breath of users. Parkinson’s Foundation quoted for statistics.

Zero Mile Fun Run

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

8:00 a.m. - Registration - Muffins, bagels, juice & coffee

Silent Auction, Live Music, Boxing and Yoga Stations

Zero Run begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Event Date Min: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Event Location: 
Nameoki United Methodist Church
1900 Pontoon Road
Granite City, IL 62040
United States


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