Minnesota Spring Parkinson's Symposium
Check-in and Resource Fair starts at 9 a.m.
APDA Minnesota Chapter, Parkinson's Foundation, and the Udall Center at the University of Minnesota are the three leading organizations for Parkinson's disease advocacy in Minnesota. We are excited to invite you to the annual Spring Parkinson's Symposium on April 11, 2023. Attend in-person or online.
This event will feature a free vendor exhibit, lunch, and educational presentations about living well with Parkinson's disease. We will also have a panel discussion highlighting the stories and experiences of people with PD.
- Managing Exercise as Parkinson's Progresses
Beth Wittry, PT, DPT, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
- Research Overview: Gait and Balance
Dr. Colum McKinnon, Udall Center at the University of Minnesota
- Urinary Issues & Constipation
Dr. Martha Nance, Struthers Parkinson Center
For in-person attendees: Check-in and resource fair is from 9 a.m - 9:45 a.m. A boxed lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.
For virtual attendees, via Zoom: The morning's presentations (from 9:45 a.m to 11:30 a.m.) will be shared virtually. The entire program will be recorded and available for viewing on the 3 organizations' websites 1-2 weeks after the symposium.
This program is open to people with Parkinson's, their family, friends and the community.
COVID SAFETY: The health and safety of our participants, sponsors, volunteers and staff are our top priority. We continue to monitor CDC recommendations and will adhere to state and local COVID guidelines in place on the event day. Adjustments will be made if necessary.
Social & Emotional Wellness
Learn how various clinical and creative therapies can support not only symptom management but the overall well-being of the person living with PD.
La enfermedad de Parkinson y la cognición
Los expertos le guiarán a través de los temas del Parkinson que a usted más le importan en estos webinars semanales.
Speech and Swallowing
Learn tools and exercises to help you better understand and manage speech, swallowing and communication problems in PD.