Educational Events

Nutrition in Parkinson's

Shalom Austin JCC
7300 Hart Ln
Austin, TX 78731
Virtual ( Zoom )
12:00 am to 3:00 pm CDT

A balanced diet is important for people with Parkinson's disease. Learn about foods that may help ease symptoms and support brain health in addition to understanding how some foods can affect the way Parkinson's medications work. This program will also address the latest information on the gut and brain connection with PD.

Attend in-person: This program will be in-person at Shalom Austin JCC (Austin, TX).

Please Note: If you are experiencing any symptoms of illness such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath, please do not attend this event in person. We will be emailing a recording of the program to all registrants one week after the event.

COVID SAFETY: We’re closely monitoring the coronavirus pandemic and following all local and state regulations for your health and safety. For the safety of the Parkinson’s community, we’re asking our participants to follow city and state guidelines regarding mask usage and social distancing safety protocols. Changes to the event date and location may be made, if necessary. Thank you for doing your part to help protect our community!


Michael Kortschak, MCN, RDN, LD
Food Connection and Nutrition

Corinne Jones, PhD, CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor
Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences, Moody College of Communication
Neurology, Dell Medical School
The University of Texas at Austin

This program is open to people with Parkinson's, their family, friends, and the community. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

The Parkinson's Foundation is grateful for the unwavering support of our Program Sponsor. We invite you to view our full list of sponsors and learn more about them by visiting our Chapter page.


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