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  • Moving Day Atlanta - A Walk for Parkinson's

    Moving Day, A Walk for Parkinson’s, is a fun and inspiring annual fundraising event hosted by the Parkinson’s Foundation. Moving Day unites families, friends and communities in the fight against Parkinson’s disease. This celebration of movement features a family friendly walk course, a kids’ area, a caregivers’ relaxation tent and a special Movement Pavilion with yoga, dance, Tai Chi, Pilates and other activities—all proven to help manage Parkinson’s symptoms. Since 2011, Moving Day events across the country have gathered nearly 115,000 participants and raised more than $17 million to improve care and advance research toward a cure.

    Funds raised through Moving Day:

    • Deliver quality care to more than 100,000 people living with Parkinson’s

    • Fund cutting-edge research to advance toward a cure

    • Provide free resources for people living with Parkinson’s and their families

    Event Details

    Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
    Location: Piedmont Park – Promenade

    Registration opens: 9:00 a.m. | Walk start time: 11:00 a.m.

    Contact: Celeste Tennant | ph: 404-397-1014 | ctennant@parkinson.org
    Website: www.movingdayatlanta.org

    Click here for complete event details.

    Fee(s): 
    No registration fee
    Contact Name: 
    Celeste Tennant
    Contact Email: 
    ctennant@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    404-397-1014
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    Event Location: 
    Piedmont Park Promenade
    1320 Monroe Drive
    Atlanta, GA 30306
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Georgia
  • Moving Day Atlanta

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Contact Name: 
    Celeste Tennant
    Contact Email: 
    ctennant@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    404-397-1014
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    Event Location: 
    The Promenade - Piedmont Park
    1342 Worchester Drive NE
    Atlanta, GA 30309
    United States
  • Moving Day DFW

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Contact Name: 
    Debbie Nathan
    Contact Email: 
    dnathan@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    214-469-7661
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    Event Location: 
    Lone Star Park
    1000 Lone Star Parkway
    Grand Prairie, TX 75050
    United States
  • Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program

    Are you a nurse educator? Apply to The Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program at the Parkinson’s Foundation to help us prepare the next generation of nurses to care for the growing population of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

    The 40-hour accredited train the trainer Nurse Faculty Program improves PD nursing care by training faculty leaders across the U.S. to educate nursing students.

    Nurses are critical to Parkinson's care. Considering the growing number of people living with Parkinson's and the shortage of neurologists specializing in the disease, it is pressing that we prepare nurses to treat Parkinson's. 

    To date the program has trained nearly 220 nurses who in turn train 20,000 nursing students each year to meet this need.

    Event Date Min: 
    Wednesday, October 31, 2018 to Thursday, November 1, 2018
    Event Location: 
    Weill Cornell Medicine: New York Presbyterian Hospital
    New York, NY 10065
    United States
  • Women and PD in the Heartland

    Friday, November 2, 2018
    10 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 and other women in the Parkinson's community for this important program.

    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Kim Nitz
    Contact Phone: 
    (913) 416-4116
    Event Date Min: 
    Friday, November 2, 2018
    Event Location: 
    Brookdale Overland Park 119th
    6101 W. 119th street
    Overland Park, KS 66209
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Heartland
  • Moving Day® Venice

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Contact Name: 
    Megan Willard
    Contact Email: 
    mwillard@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    813-940-7246
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, November 3, 2018
    Event Location: 
    Maxine Barritt Park
    1800 Harbor Dr S
    Venice, FL 34285
    United States
  • Moving Day NC Triangle

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Contact Name: 
    Diana Parrish
    Contact Email: 
    dparrish@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    919-241-8888
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, November 3, 2018
    Event Location: 
    Midtown Park at North Hills
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    United States
  • Hacia adelante: Navegando el mar del Parkinson

    Conferencia gratuita en español para pacientes, familiares y proveedores de salud interesados en el bienestar de las personas la enfermedad de Parkinson y sus familiares.

    Una oportunidad única para aprender y compartir como comunidad. Podrás escuchar, preguntar e interactuar con expertos en la enfermedad de Parkinson en un ambiente lleno de información y diversión.

    Contaremos con música en vivo y valiosos recursos comunitarios ¡Los esperamos!

    Desayuno, almuerzo y estacionamiento son proporcionados sin costo alguno.

    This free *Spanish-language* conference is for patients, families and health care providers interested in living well with Parkinson's disease. At this unique opportunity to learn and share as a community, you can listen, ask and interact with experts in Parkinson's disease in an atmosphere full of information and fun. Enjoy live music and valuable community resources. Please join us! Breakfast, lunch and parking are provided at no cost.

    AGENDA

    San Diego, CA 
    sábado, 3 de noviembre, 2018
    (Saturday, November 3, 2018)
    9 a.m - 3 p.m.

    Dirección (address):
    Bonita Golf Course
    5540 Sweetwater Rd.
    Bonita, CA 91902 

    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, November 3, 2018
    Event Location: 
    United States
  • Moving Day Boca Raton

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Contact Name: 
    Mariah Moscone
    Contact Email: 
    mmoscone@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    561-332-1749
    Event Date Min: 
    Sunday, November 4, 2018
    Event Location: 
    Florida Atlantic University
    Boca Raton, FL 33431
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    South Palm Beach County

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