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Events

  • Exercise and the Brain: The Parkinson's Connection

    Friday, February 22, 2019
    10:30 a.m. — 1:30 p.m.

    Join the Parkinson’s Foundation to hear latest updates about the impact of exercise in Parkinson’s disease. Join us for a complimentary lunch, photobooth, and demonstrations of non-impact boxing and dance. Share with your community and learn more about the fight against Parkinson’s!

    Featured Speaker:

    Michael Jakowec, PhD, Associate Professor of Research Neurology
    Keck School of Medicine of USC, A Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence

    Event Location: 
    Camarillo Community Center Auditorium
    1605 E. Bunley Street
    Camarillo, CA 93010
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    Free, Registration Required
    Contact Name: 
    Sarah Osborne
    Contact Email: 
    sosborne@parkinson.org
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Friday, February 22, 2019
  • Palliative Care

    Featuring
    Christopher Tarolli, MD and Robert Horowitz, MD

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    Join us to learn the facts and benefits of palliative care. Often misunderstood, palliative care can be an essential component of managing a chronic illness.

    Saturday, February 23, 2019
    10:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Al Sigl Center
    1000 Elmwood Ave., Door #1 Rochester, NY 14620

    Registration is requested

    Event Location: 
    1000 Elmwood Ave
    Rochester, NY 14620
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    No Charge
    Contact Name: 
    Nancy Nealon
    Contact Email: 
    nnealon@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    585-234-5355
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, February 23, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Greater Rochester
  • Lunch & Learn - Mental Health & PD

    Join us for a free Lunch & Learn on mental health and Parkinson’s disease!

    Tuesday, February 26, 2019
    12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

    Speaker
    Christopher Zalewski, MSW, LISW - Center for Brain Health, Cleveland Clinic

    *This program is FREE and includes LUNCH but registration is required.*

    Please register by Friday, February 22nd.  Register below or by calling (614) 505-5729.

    Event Location: 
    6361 Selig Drive
    Independence, OH 43214
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    Free
    Contact Name: 
    Sally Levy
    Contact Email: 
    SLevy@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    614-505-5729
    Event Date Min: 
    Tuesday, February 26, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Ohio
  • Parkinson's Skating Party

    We are so excited to bring back the Parkinson’s Skating Party for 2019! Bring out your whole family on February 27th from 5-7PM for some fun on the ice at Canalside. Everyone can skate because of the wonderful Ice Bikes that we have available to us! This event is free to attend and skate rentals will also be free. Please RSVP to us at (716) 449-3795 or cjamele@parkinson.org to let us know you’re coming!

    *Please note there will be no available parking for this event or shuttle service so please plan accordingly. 

    Event Location: 
    Canalside Buffalo
    44 Prime Street
    Buffalo, NY 14202
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    Free
    Contact Name: 
    Chris Jamele
    Contact Email: 
    cjamele@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    (716) 449-3795
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Western New York
  • Parkinson’s in the Hospital - Why Being Prepared Matters

    Saturday, March 2, 2019
    9:30 a.m. — 1 p.m.

    Registration and Breakfast will begin at 9:30 a.m.
    Our first speaker will begin at 10 a.m.

    View our agenda at parkinson.org/AwareInCareFL.

    Speakers:

    For Today. For Tomorrow. For Us All.
    Donna Sperlakis, MPH, CHES
    Director, Community Engagement
    Parkinson's Foundation

    Parkinson's in the Hospital — Why Being Prepared Matters
    Victor A. Velez-Aldahondo, MD

    Board Certified Neurologist, Movement Disorders Specialist
    Phil Smith Neuroscience Institute, Holy Cross Medical Group

    Aware in Care - Are You ER Ready?
    George Dumenigo, LCSW, ACSW

    Clinical Social Worker/Community Outreach Coordinator
    Department of Neurology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
    Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

    There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

    Special thanks to our sponsor: Cigna.

    Event Location: 
    Miami-Dade Main Public Library Auditorium
    101 W Flagler St
    Miami, FL 33130
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Crista Ellis
    Contact Email: 
    floridainfo@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    1-800-473-4636
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, March 2, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    South Florida
  • Women and Parkinson's: Through a New Lens

    Saturday, March 2, 2019
    9:30 a.m. — 12 p.m.

    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 for this important event for women with Parkinson's, their family, friends and caregivers.

    Speaker

    Dr. Meagan O. Bailey, MD
    Rush University Medical Center
    A Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

    A panel discussion will follow, consisting of women with PD and their experiences.

    A light breakfast will be provided. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

    Event Location: 
    Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center
    1310 Waterford Drive
    Aurora, IL 60504
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Jessica Bartsch
    Contact Email: 
    jbartsch@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    (312) 762-5706
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, March 2, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Chicago
  • Parkinson's Day at Parkside: Seeing Clearly with Parkinson's

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019

    12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

    Parkside Village Senior Living
    730 N Spring Road
    Westerville, OH

     

    Join us for lunch, a live webinar and a live presentation!

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    Live Viewing of Expert Briefing Webinar: 

    Seeing Clearly with PD: Vision Changes
    Dan Gold, DO

    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Ophthalmology, Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery; The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    PD is commonly viewed as a disease characterized by motor deficits, but visual conditions that can negatively impact daily function and quality of life are common. Among the most common conditions are ocular surface irritation, convergence insufficiency, hallucinations, and blurry or subnormal vision. This webinar will focus on how to recognize and treat the most common symptoms experienced by people living with PD.

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    Presentation featuring:

    Allison Phelps, OTR/L. C/NDT

     Occupational Therapist, OhioHealth Upper Arlington Rehabilitation

    Allison has worked as an occupational therapist in the neurologic setting for four years with a special interest in treating people with Parkinson’s.  She has a certification in LSVT BIG and PWR!.

     

    *This is a free event, but seating is limited and registration is required. Lunch will be provided.

    For more information, contact Sally Levy at (614)-505-5729 or slevy@parkinson.org.         

                           

     

    Event Location: 
    730 N Spring Rd
    Westerville, OH 43082
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Sally Levy
    Contact Email: 
    slevy@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    (614) 505-5729
    Event Date Min: 
    Tuesday, March 5, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Ohio
  • (Online) Expert Briefing: Seeing Clearly with PD: Vision Changes

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
    Dan Gold, DO

    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Ophthalmology, Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck SurgeryThe Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Overview: PD is commonly viewed as a disease characterized by motor deficits, but visual conditions that can negatively impact daily function and quality of life are common. Among the most common conditions are ocular surface irritation, convergence insufficiency, hallucinations, and blurry or subnormal vision. This webinar will focus on how to recognize and treat the most common symptoms experienced by people living with PD.

    Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will:

    1. Be familiar with the most common visual conditions in PD
    2. Understand with why these conditions are common,
    3. Be informed with how to address or treat these issues

    Dan Gold, DO

    Daniel R. Gold, DO is an Assistant Professor of Neurology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, and Neurosurgery at The Johns Hopkins University. He is a neurologist with fellowship training in neuro-ophthalmology and additional training in neuro-vestibular disorders. Dr. Gold maintains an active clinical practice, seeing patients with dizziness and imbalance as well as those with neuro-ophthalmic conditions. He is also heavily involved with the education of residents and fellows, giving frequent lectures on topics related to his subspecialty expertise in addition to leading neuro-ophthalmology/ocular motor bedside teaching rounds for residents and students.

    Event Location: 
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Parkinson's Foundatio
    Contact Phone: 
    1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636)
    Event Date Min: 
    Tuesday, March 5, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Chicago
    Georgia
    Greater Rochester
    Heartland
    Minnesota
    Ohio
    South Florida
    South Palm Beach County
    Western New York
  • Panel Discussion on Women and Parkinson's Disease

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019
    5:30 p.m. — 7 p.m.
    Please note the suite number – this is at the South end of the building.

    Join Parkinson’s experts from the community for an interactive discussion on women and their Parkinson's (PD) questions, experiences, and strategies for living better with the disease. A volunteer-led women’s PD support group will also be launched in follow-up to this educational event. 

    Open to all women with PD, their family, friends and supporters.

    Advanced registration is required.

    Parkinson's experts include:

    Susan Rieger, LCSW
    Phaedra Dowell, MD
    Lou Eisenbrandt, RN
    Lindsey Heidrick, CCC-SLPDer

    View the agenda at parkinson.org/panelKC

    There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. Please register early as this event is expected to fill up quickly. Light refreshments will be served.

    Event Location: 
    Turning Point
    8900 State Line Road, Suite 240
    Leawood, KS 66206
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Kim Nitz
    Contact Email: 
    knitz@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    (913) 416-4116
    Event Date Min: 
    Tuesday, March 5, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Heartland

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