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- The Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s:
Visit the Davis Phinney Foundation’s website for some incredibly helpful resources related to Parkinson’s disease, including the “Every Victory Counts” manual.
- Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance
Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to help people impacted by movement disorders to learn, live more fully and spark meaningful connections around them.
- American Parkinson Disease Association: Virtual Parkinson Education Program
“Unfreeze Your Gait: Tips and Strategies to Use at Home“
Join us to hear Rachel Lehman OTR/L, CLT, LSVT Big Certified Therapist discuss what causes Freezing of Gait and offers strategies to use at home. The presentation will be followed by a Live Q&A.
Wednesday, April 21 at 11am ET, 10am CT
Register at: www.apdaparkinson.org/st-louis
- “Living an Active Life with Parkinson’s Disease” Virtual Conference – The Parkinson Education & Support Program of Central New York
Living an Active Life with Parkinson’s Disease Conference (parkinsoncny.org)
Previously this conference was held in person for people with Parkinson’s disease in Central New York. Given gathering restrictions we decided to bring together a virtual conference rather than cancel the event. Below is a link to this year’s virtual conference website. This free conference website (parkinsoncny.org) is up now and will be available until September 2021. You can visit the site any day at any time and as often as you would like.
Presenters this year include:
Dr. Ray Dorsey
Dr. Neal Hermanowics
Dr. Tinatin Chabrashvili
Chaya Charles, RD
Jill Weldum, LMFT
The conference website also includes a Movement Breaks section and Exhibitor Resource Gallery.
- The Brian Grant Foundation
April – Parkinson’s Awareness Month:
Mondays in April – Motivational Mondays with Jimmy Choi,
15-min workouts every Monday posted on social and on our website
Tuesday, April 13, 12 pm – Expert Q&A: Building Your Care Team with Dr. Suketu M. Khandhar
May – Shake It Till We Make It Online Gala and National Mental Health Month
Saturday, May 1, 8:30 am – Free virtual Mental Health and Parkinson’s Conference featuring mental health and PD, mindfulness and yoga
Tuesday, May 11, 12 pm – Expert Q&A: Working with Parkinson’s with vocational rehabilitation counselors from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab at Northwestern
Wednesday, May 12, 6 pm – SHAKE IT TILL WE MAKE IT virtual gala and auction, Rebounding in 2021, An evening with Brian and friends
Register for any of these events by clicking here.
- Clinical Research Study for Volunteers with Parkinson’s Disease – University Hospitals Neurological Institute & Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
For more information, please contact Elisar Khawam at 216.844.2493.
- PRISM Early-Stage Parkinson’s Research Study
For more information about this study or to see if you prequalify, call 888-497-4890 or visit PrismPDStudy.com.
- Boston Scientific Presents Advances in DBS for Parkinson’s Disease
Information on how to access the recording is listed below.
Click here to view recording.https://bsci-nm.zoom.us/rec/share/-MVKKY7C7W5OX6PB-kT6cYk7HIP-X6a81HIc_fEFyR25GiPN5G7vadLYVa4zCTlJ