Join us for the Parkinson's Foundation Heartland Chapter's Parkinson's Friendly Training for Fitness Instructors!
The Heartland Chapter will host a free 2-hour session to educate fitness instructors on working with people with Parkinson's. This program will be led by Christian Benedict, PT, DPT, LSVT-BIG from Kansas Rehab Hospital in Topeka, KS. Instructors are invited to participate in this free training and encouraged to invite any trainers who may be interested.
Upon completing the training, your organization will be listed on the Parkinson's Foundation Heartland Chapter's list of PD friendly fitness classes.
There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.Fee(s):There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. Lunch will be provided.Contact Name:Jessica BartschContact Email:email@example.comContact Phone:312-762-5706Event Date Min:Saturday, December 15, 2018Event Location:Tinley Park Convention Center [South Entrance]18451 Convention Center DriveTinley Park, IL 60477United StatesEvent Chapter:Chicago
Dr. Marshall is Chief of Geriatric Neurology at URMC. He has been caring for patients and families coping with Parkinson’s disease for nearly a quarter-century. In addition, he has been facilitating Mindful Practice retreats for medical professionals for the past decade.
10:00am-12:00pmFee(s):No ChargeContact Name:Nancy NealonContact Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgContact Phone:585-234-5355Event Date Min:Saturday, December 15, 2018Event Location:1000 Elmwood AvePlease park at door #1Rochester, NY 14620United StatesEvent Chapter:Greater Rochester
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Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
Ronald Pfeiffer, MD
Oregon Health and Sciences University, Parkinson’s Foundation Center of ExcellenceFee(s):FREEContact Name:Parkinson's FoundatioContact Phone:1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636)Event Date Min:Tuesday, January 15, 2019Event Location:United StatesEvent Chapter:ChicagoGeorgiaGreater RochesterHeartlandMinnesotaOhioSouth FloridaSouth Palm Beach CountyWestern New York
- Event Date Min:Sunday, January 27, 2019Event Location:United StatesEvent Chapter:South Florida
LocationBoca Rio Golf Club22041 Boca Rio RdUnited StatesUSContact Name:Executive Director- Robin MillerContact Email:Rmiller@parkinson.orgContact Phone:561-962-1702Event Date Min:Monday, February 4, 2019Event Location:22041 Boca Rio RdBoca Raton, FL 33433United StatesEvent Chapter:South Palm Beach County
- Fee(s):FREEContact Name:Erin McGeeContact Email:email@example.comContact Phone:7635451272Event Image:Event Date Min:Wednesday, February 13, 2019Event Location:1700 Hwy 96 WArden Hills, MN 55112United StatesEvent Chapter:Minnesota
- Event Image:Event Date Min:Tuesday, March 5, 2019Event Location:United StatesEvent Chapter:Minnesota
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:
- Be familiar with the most common visual conditions in PD
- Understand with why these conditions are common,
- 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.Fee(s):FREEContact Name:Parkinson's FoundatioContact Phone:1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636)Event Date Min:Tuesday, March 5, 2019Event Location:United StatesEvent Chapter:ChicagoGeorgiaGreater RochesterHeartlandMinnesotaOhioSouth FloridaSouth Palm Beach CountyWestern New York
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.
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, UCSFFee(s):No cost to participantsContact Name:Sarah OsborneContact Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgContact Phone:661-360-5544Event Date Min:Saturday, March 16, 2019Event Location:Mission Oaks Community Center4701 Gibbons DrCarmichael, CAUnited States