Wellness Wednesdays

As part of PD Health @ Home, join us at every Wednesday for a live event that will highlight PD awareness, research or treatments. Choose an upcoming event to sign up now or watch a past event below.

Upcoming Events

Past Events


February 2 | Thinking Changes in Parkinson's: Engaging the Social Worker

January 6 | Cognition Talk Series - Thinking Changes in Parkinson's: Engaging Neuropsychology


December 16 | Supportive & Palliative Care - The Best Kept Secret in Medicine

December 9 | Vertigo & Dizziness in Parkinson's

December 2 | Psychologists, Social Workers, and Counselors: How Can They Help

November 18 | Care Partner Town Hall: Self-Care @ Home

November 11 | Caregiving from Afar

November 4 | 10 Strategies to Thrive with Parkinson’s Disease during a Pandemic

October 28 | Shakespeare for Parkinson's

October 21 | What's Your Parkinson's Story? Share It!

October 14 | Sing Out Loud with Parkinson's disease

October 7 | Creative Connections: Art Therapy for Parkinson's from a Distance

September 30 | PD GENEration - What Have We Learned So Far?

September 23 | Wearable Fitness Trackers in Parkinson's Research

September 9 | Participating in Research Studies

September 2 | How People with Parkinson’s & Care Partners are Helping Design Research

August 26 | Care Partner Town Hall: Strategies for Effective Communication

August 19 | Putting Your Best Voice Forward with Parkinson's disease

August 12 | Technology Can Work For You!

August 5 | Recognizing Communication Challenges in Parkinson's Disease

Speaker: Speaker Danielle Carns, Psy.D, Neuropsychology Fellow, Department of Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

July 29 | Creating a Safe Home Inside and Out

July 22 | Driving and Parkinson's: Balancing Independence & Safety

Speaker: Margaret O'Connor, Ph.D., Neuropsychologist at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston Massachusetts

July 15 | Falls: Risk, Prevention & Recovery

Speaker: Stephanie Evans, PT, DPT, Senior Physical Therapist | Rehabilitation Therapies University of Iowa Health Care, a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence

July 8 | Summer Travels Tips for Safe Trips

Speaker: Jessica Shurer, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Worker, Center Coordinator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine - A Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

Moderator: Dave Malarkey, People with Parkinson's Advisory Council (Parkinson’s Foundation People with Parkinson’s Council) Parkinson's Foundation

June 10 | Looking Ahead: Parkinson's, COVID-19 and the New Normal

Presenter: Michael S. Okun, MD

June 3 | Ask the Expert: Parkinson’s Caregiving During COVID-19

Presenter: Jessica Shurer, MSW, LCSW

May 27 | Wearable Technology and Telemedicine Post-COVID 19

Presenter: Christopher Hess, MD

May 20 | Ask the Expert: The State of Research During COVID-19

Presenter: James Beck, PhD

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May 13 | COVID-19 & PD: Lessons Learned from the Frontlines

Presenters: Alessandro Di Rocco, MD, and Ritesh Ramdhani, MD

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May 6 | Ask the Expert: Financial Assistance & COVID-19 Support for the PD Community

Presenter: Ayesha Azam

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April 29 | Ask the Expert: How Can I Benefit from Telemedicine?

Presenter: Roy Alcalay, MD

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April 22 | Ask the Expert: Managing Your DBS Device During COVID-19

Presenter: Dr. Michael S. Okun

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April 8 | Ask the Expert: Parkinson’s & Hospitalization

Presenter: Dr. Michael S. Okun

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March 25 | Ask the Expert: Live Q&A with Dr. Michael S. Okun About Coronavirus and Parkinson's Disease

Presenter: Dr. Michael S. Okun

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March 18 | Ask the Experts: Coronavirus and Parkinson's Disease

Presenters: Dr. Michael S. Okun and Dr. Frederick S. Southwick

This video was filmed March 18, 2020. For up-to-date information on coronavirus, read our latest blog post, "Looking Ahead: Parkinson's, COVID-19 & the New Normal."

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