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  • Mind, Mood and Motion

    Saturday, March 23, 2019
    9 a.m. — 1 p.m.

    Changes in thinking and memory can affect both people with Parkinson’s and their care partners, family and friends. The Mind, Mood, and Motion program will teach participants about these changes and the steps they can take in their daily lives to reduce the effects these symptoms might have.

    Speakers:

    Dr. Jennifer G. Goldman, MD, MS
    Section Chief, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
    Shirley Ryan Abilitylab 

    Dr. Roseanne D. Dobkin, PhD
    Department of Psychiatry
    Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care

    A complimentary continental breakfast and lunch buffet will be served.
    There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

    Special thanks to our sponsors: Lundbeck, US Worldmeds.

    Event Location: 
    NIU Conference Center
    1120 E Diehl Road
    Naperville, IL 60563
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Jessica Bartsch
    Contact Email: 
    jbartsch@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    (312) 762-5706
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, March 23, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Chicago
  • Good Vibrations: A Night of Comedy and Inspiration

    Please join the Parkinson's Foundation for "Good Vibrations: A Night of Comedy and Inspiration!" Special guest and comedian Max Fine will join us.

    Laugh until you cry and help support the Parkinson’s Foundation in Georgia – now operating the PD Gladiators Fitness Network and programs. Support our mission to make life better for people with Parkinson's. Your gift will help us improve care and advance research toward a cure. Together, let’s deliver a knockout punch to Parkinson’s disease!

    Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Come browse our auction items, enjoy delicious food and live music. The show will start promptly at 6 p.m., featuring Atlanta native and comedian Max Fine (son of PwP Marc Fine)!

    Can't make it to the show? Please consider making an online donation and join us as a "Virtual Laugher!" You can also send a check donation to: Parkinson's Foundation, P.O. Box 2726, Alpharetta, GA 30023. Please include a note with your check that the donation should be credited to the "Good Vibrations" event.

    Thank you for your support!

    Questions? Please contact along@parkinson.org / 770-450-0792

    If you'd like to attend this event you can purchase tickets online or mail a check made out to the Parkinson's Foundation to: P.O. Box 2726, Alpharetta, GA 30023. Please be sure to include a note so we know how many tickets you want to purchase and who your guests are.

    Event Location: 
    Monday Night Brewing - The Garage
    933 Lee St SW
    Atlanta, GA 30310
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    $50 (General Admission) / $75 (VIP)
    Contact Name: 
    Annie Long
    Contact Email: 
    along@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    770-450-0792
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, March 23, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Georgia
  • Motor Fluctuations: What Are They and How Are They Treated?

    Featuring
    Michelle Burack, MD, PhD

    Dr. Burack will unpack the important concept of motor fluctuations.  Treatment approaches, including medication adjustments and surgical options, will be reviewed in detail.

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

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

    Registration is requested.  

    (585) 234-5355

    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, March 23, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Greater Rochester
  • Allied Team Training for Parkinson's

    Location

    University of Iowa
    United States
    US

    The Parkinson's Foundation is committed to working with healthcare professionals to improve the way care is delivered to families affected by Parkinson's disease.

    Through our signature program launched in 2002, Allied Team Training for Parkinson’s (ATTP®) helps medical professionals from diverse disciplines learn the best techniques in Parkinson's disease care through a dynamic team-based approach designed to deliver the right interprofessional, patient-centered care at the right time throughout the continuum of care. This dynamic, interactive course features a combination of online courses and an intensive 3-4 day curriculum including:

    • CME/CEU credit for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and allied health professionals
    • Online educational prerequisites
    • Interactive case presentations & care planning with people with Parkinson’s and care givers
    • Discipline specific breakout sessions
    • Interdisciplinary team development sessions
    • Patient and caregiver panels
    • Individual and team planning for linking back to the workplace
    • Opportunity to network with regional and national health professionals

    Who Can Benefit

    The program currently targets the following professions for training:

    • Physicians
    • Nurse Practitioners
    • Nurses
    • Physician Assistants
    • Occupational Therapists
    • Speech Language Therapists
    • Physical Therapists
    • Social Workers
    Event Location: 
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    Registration rates include all sessions, course materials, breakfast snack, lunch & breaks. Registration Fee: $500; Teams of 3 or more: $450.00 (per person); MD Fellows: Complimentary; Students: Complimentary (up to 2 students per listed profession)
    Contact Email: 
    attp@parkinson.org
    Event Date Min: 
    Wednesday, March 27, 2019 to Saturday, March 30, 2019
  • New Frontiers in Parkinson's Research and Care

    Friday, March 29, 2019
    10:30 a.m. — 1:30 p.m.

    Join us for this important program highlighting the Parkinson's Foundation national research initiatives and the related advances in Parkinson's care. This program is open to people with Parkinson's, their family, friends and the community.

    Speakers

    Crista Ellis
    Community Program Manager, Parkinson's Foundation
    Celeste Tennant
    Community Development Manager, Parkinson's Foundation
    Matthew Burns, MD, PhD
    Jr Movement Disorders Fellow, Department of Neurology
    University of Florida

    There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.
    Lunch will be provided.

    Event Location: 
    The Waterfront Inn- Lake Sumter Landing
    1105 Lake Shore Drive
    The Villages, FL 32162
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Crista Ellis
    Contact Email: 
    floridainfo@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    (305) 537-9960
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Friday, March 29, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    South Florida
    South Palm Beach County
  • Meat Raffle

    This will be our 2nd annual Meat Raffle! Last year was a great success and we are hoping to make it even better for this year! Join us on March 30th from 6-10PM at St.Mary's High School. There will be numerous rounds of meat packages to win along with 50/50 raffles through the night. Bring your friends and family, your favorite snacks, a cooler, and lots of dollar bills! Included with your ticket is beer, pop and pizza! For more information contact (716) 449-3795 or cjamele@parkinson.org.

    Event Location: 
    St. Mary's High School
    142 Laverack Ave
    Lancaser, NY 14086
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    $7 in advance/ $10 at door/ $50 per table (in advance)
    Contact Name: 
    Chris Jamele
    Contact Email: 
    cjamele@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    7164493795
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, March 30, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Western New York
  • Advances in the Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease: What do We Know?

    Progress and Possibilities for Parkinson’s Disease:
    In recognition of Parkinson’s Awareness Month, Struthers Parkinson’s Center and
    HealthPartners Parkinson’s Center will provide 5 seminars on Tuesday evenings featuring
    members of their nationally recognized team! These popular sessions will occur in a variety of
    locations and provide important medical information as well as practical strategies for coping
    with common challenges seen in Parkinson’s disease:

    Date: Tuesday, April 2
    “Advances in the Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease: What do We Know?”
    Presenter: Martha Nance MD, Medical Director of Struthers Parkinson's Center


    Location: Minneapolis Marriott NW 7025 Northland Drive Brooklyn Park, MN
    Time: 6:30 -8:00 PM (Registration starts at 6:00)
    ​Cost: FREE
    Light refreshments will be served. Exhibit tables will be available.


    Telephone or email registration requested (Please indicate your name, number of people
    attending and the date and location you are planning to attend) 
    Seating is limited, register early!


    TO REGISTER: Contact Struthers Parkinson’s Center
    Email Darla.Hildebrandt@parknicollet.com
    or call 952-993-0236 to leave your registration information.

     

    ​This in an independent event, unaffiliated with the Parkinson's Foundation and is not an endorsement or recommendation or a specific therapy, device or service.

    Location

    Minneapolis Marriott NW
    United States
    US
    Event Location: 
    United States
    Event Date Min: 
    Tuesday, April 2, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Minnesota
  • 2019 Centers of Excellence Leadership Conference

    The Parkinson’s Foundation Centers of Excellence Leadership Conference is a private conference held for the foundation’s Centers of Excellence network. All 45 centers come together to discuss in-network updates, cutting edge research and the latest Parkinson’s topics. The conference fosters new ideas and collaboration among center representatives —the Parkinson’s clinicians, scientists and researchers who strengthen our global Parkinson’s Foundation center network.

    Preliminary Agenda

    The Parkinson’s Foundation would like to thank the following sponsor(s) for their support of the 2019 CLC conference

    Exceutive Level Partner:

    Presenting Level Partner:

    Event Location: 
    Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
    5594 W Wild Horse Pass Blvd
    Chandler, AZ 85226
    United States
    Contact Name: 
    Clarissa Martinez-Rubio, PhD
    Contact Email: 
    CMR@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    305-537-9925
    Event Date Min: 
    Wednesday, April 3, 2019 to Friday, April 5, 2019
  • New Frontiers in Parkinson's Research and Care

    Presented by The Robert B. and Margaret "Peggy" Carlson Family

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019
    1 p.m. — 3 p.m.
    Registration and resource tables open at 12 p.m.

    St. Joseph Medical Center
    Alex George Auditorium, Building D
    Join us for this important program highlighting the Parkinson’s Foundation national research initiatives and the related advances in Parkinson’s care. This program is open to people with Parkinson’s, their family, friends and the community.

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand the important role research plays in the search for better treatments of Parkinson’s disease.
    • Explore ways research has shaped current treatment and care strategies for individuals with Parkinson’s.
    • Provide information on current Parkinson’s Foundation research initiatives.
    • Identify new treatment and care strategies that can help improve day-to-day management of Parkinson’s symptoms.

    Exercise-Induced Neuroplasticity and Parkinson's Disease
    Giselle Petzinger, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology, USC
    Member of the Parkinson's Foundation Speaker's Bureau

    Research and Quality Care at the KU Center of Excellence
    Harsh Gupta, MD
    Movement Disorder Specialist, Clinical Assistant Professor
    KU Medical Center, Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

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

    The Parkinson's Foundation would like to thank the following sponsor for their support in making this program possible: US WorldMeds,  ACADIA and amneal.

    Event Location: 
    St. Joseph Medical Center
    1000 Carondelet Dr.
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Kim Nitz
    Contact Email: 
    knitz@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    (913) 341-8828
    Event Date Min: 
    Wednesday, April 3, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Heartland
  • DBS Educational Event

    Are you considering Deep Brain Stimulation?
    You are invited to a DBS educational event!
     

    Date: Wednesday, April 3
    Time: 10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Place: Ramsey County Library, Roseville
    ​           2180 Hamline Ave N.
    ​           Roseville, MN 55113

    ​Register via phone: 612-500-1770
    ​Register via email: Amanda.Kuehn@bsci.com

    ​The education session is free to attend, but requires registration. Light refreshments will be provided. The Ramsey County Library opens at 10 a.m.

     

    ​Please join us for this important program highlighting Deep Brain Stimulation. This event will provided people with Parkinson's disease the opportunity to learn more about candidacy for DBS, the goals and expectations of DBS, and the surgical procedure.
    ​A panel of people with Parkinson's disease that have had DBS surgery will share their experiences and take questions from the audience. Please RSVP to the email or phone number listed above.

     

    Speakers:
    Dr. Michael Park
    ​Neurosurgeon, University of Minnesota

     

    Danielle Koenig

    ​Nurse Practitioner, Capistrant Center for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

     

     

    This is an independent event, unaffiliated with the Parkinson’s Foundation and is not an endorsement or recommendation of a specific therapy, device or service.

     

    Location

    Ramsey County Library, Roseville
    Event Location: 
    2180 Hamline Ave N
    Roseville, MN 55113
    United States
    Contact Name: 
    Amanda Kuehn
    Contact Email: 
    Amanda.Kuehn@bsci.com
    Contact Phone: 
    612-500-1770
    Event Date Min: 
    Wednesday, April 3, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Minnesota

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