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Events

  • Winter Education Session

    Event Location: 
    1700 Hwy 96 W
    Arden Hills, MN 55112
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Erin McGee
    Contact Email: 
    minnesotainfo@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    7635451272
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Minnesota
  • Lunch & Learn - Mental Health & PD

    Location

    Cuyahoga County Public Library – Independence Branch
    6361 Selig Drive, Independence, OH 44131
    United States
    US

    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
  • 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: 
    Rush Copley Heart Institute
    2088 Ogden Avenue
    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
  • Panel Discussion on Women and Parkinson's Disease

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019
    5:30 p.m. — 7 p.m.

    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.

    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: 
    Parkinson's Foundation Heartland Chapter
    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
  • (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
  • Moving Day Twin Cities Kickoff

    Event Location: 
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Jennifer Hendrickson
    Contact Email: 
    jhendrickson@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    763-545-1272
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Thursday, March 7, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Minnesota
  • Parkinson's Heroes Luncheon & Awards Ceremony

    Join us for the inaugural Parkinson's Foundation Heroes Luncheon benefitting Parkinson's Foundation Ohio on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Twinsburg Hilton Garden Inn. Come and celebrate the extraordinary individuals who are making life better for people with Parkinson's disease. Up to five heroes will be recognized at this special event featuring a silent auction and guest speaker.

    Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019 
    Time: 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM 
    Location: Twinsburg Hilton Garden Inn, 8971 Wilcox Drive Twinsburg, OH 44087 

    If you would like to mail in your payment, please click here for our downloadable sponsorship form.

    Nominate someone making a difference in the Parkinson's community!

    Need information? Contact Lgasbarro@parkinson.org

    Event Location: 
    8971 Wilcox Drive
    Twinsburg, OH 44087
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    $35.00
    Contact Name: 
    Laura Gasbarro
    Contact Email: 
    lgasbarro@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    330-807-1517
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, March 9, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Ohio
  • New Frontiers in Parkinson's Research and Care

    Join the Parkinson’s Foundation to learn about the latest updates in genetics, gene-environment interactions, and brain circuitry and dyskinesia in Parkinson’s disease. After sessions on innovations and breakthroughs in PD, you’re invited to join us for a complimentary lunch and “Chat with the Experts.” Ask questions of leaders in the field, share with your community, and learn more about the fight against Parkinson’s.

    Speakers include:
    James Beck, PhD, Senior VP and Chief Scientific Officer, Parkinson’s Foundation
    Caroline Tanner, MD, PhD, Director, Parkinson's Disease Research Education and Clinical Center, UCSF
    Alexandra Nelson, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, UCSF

    Event Location: 
    Mission Oaks Community Center
    4701 Gibbons Dr
    Carmichael, CA
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    No cost to participants
    Contact Name: 
    Sarah Osborne
    Contact Email: 
    sosborne@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    661-360-5544
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, March 16, 2019
  • 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.

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

    Additional speaker TBD

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

    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

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