Tips to manage a range of cognitive and behavioral concerns (Caring and Coping workbook).
Our 20th Annual Educational Symposium will be held on May 11th, 2019 at the Millennium Hotel Buffalo from 9am-1pm. This event has been a huge success for the past 20 years and we hope to keep making it one! We will have a panel of experts speaking on various PD related topics. This event is free to attend, but there is a limited number of seats so an RSVP will be necessary. Contact Chris Jamele at (716) 449-3795 or email@example.com for more information on the event and to RSVP.
**More information to come on who will be speaking**
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.
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.
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.
Join us for a free Lunch & Learn on mental health and Parkinson’s disease!
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
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.
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Speak out! is a speach therapy program developed by the Parkinson Voice Project. On January 30th at 6:30PM at Every Body Physical Therapy, Dona Hue Ritter-Schmidt will be joining us to work with the Parkinson's community here in WNY! This event is free to attend, but there is limited seating so you will need to call and RSVP as soon as possible. Check out the flier for more info!
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.