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Parkinson's, Sleep, and Me

Location

United States
US

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 Bartsch
Contact Email: 
jbartsch@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
312-762-5706
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Event Location: 
Tinley Park Convention Center [South Entrance]
18451 Convention Center Drive
Tinley Park, IL 60477
United States
Event Chapter: 
Chicago

Parkinson's Friendly Training for Fitness Instructors

Location

United States
US

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.

Fee(s): 
There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.
Contact Name: 
Kim Nitz
Contact Email: 
knitz@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
913-341-8828
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Event Location: 
Platte County Community Center South — Gen Room A
8875 Clark Avenue
Parkville, MO 64152
United States

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

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
Event Location: 
Mission Oaks Community Center
4701 Gibbons Dr
Carmichael, CA
United States

The Importance of Physical Activity in Parkinson's Disease

Location

JCC Hyde Park
5200 S Hyde Park Blvd
United States
US

Please come and join us on Sunday, December 2nd at the JCC in Hyde Park from 11am-12pm for

"The Importance of Physical Activity in Parkinson's Disease", presented by Dr. Danny Bega of Northwestern Medicine. 

Contact Name: 
Emily Zivin
Contact Email: 
Emily.zivin@northwestern.edu
Contact Phone: 
773-516-5864
Event Date Min: 
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Event Location: 
5200 S Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago, IL
United States
Event Chapter: 
Chicago

Parkinson’s Foundation Announces Expansion of Community Grants Program to Address Unmet Community Needs

NEW YORK & MIAMI — November 1, 2018 — The Parkinson’s Foundation is proud to announce that it is requesting applications for community grants to be awarded nationwide for health, wellness and education programs that address unmet needs in the Parkinson’s disease (PD) community. In 2019, the Parkinson’s Foundation will award $1.2 million in community grants.

Parkinson’s Foundation Hosts Free Bilingual Caregiver Summit

MIAMI AND NEW YORK—October 30, 2018—The Parkinson’s Foundation will host a Caregiver Summit – “Cumbre Para Cuidadores” – geared specifically toward caregivers of people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). The daylong event on December 1 in Phoenix, AZ, will broadcast live at Parkinson.org/Summit in English and Spanish to 15 satellite locations across the country.

Lunch & Learn: Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

Location

Brunswick Library
3649 Center Rd, Brunswick, OH 44212
United States
US

Join us for a free education session on the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease!

This program is FREE and includes LUNCH but registration is required. Please register by Wednesday, November 28th.

Contact Name: 
Sally Levy
Contact Email: 
slevy@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
614-505-5729
Event Date Min: 
Monday, December 3, 2018
Event Location: 
3649 Center Rd
Brunswick, OH 44212
United States
Event Chapter: 
Ohio

Parkinson’s Foundation Adds James Monhart to its Board of Directors

NEW YORK & MIAMI, October 29, 2018—The Parkinson’s Foundation today announced the election of James F.T. Monhart to its board of directors.

"Jim brings an extraordinary passion for Parkinson's disease, along with tremendous skills and personal networks to help advance the mission," stated Howard Morgan, chairman of the Parkinson’s Foundation board. "His professional expertise and philanthropic commitment is a valuable addition to the board of directors." 

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