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Heart of Caring

The Heart of Caring Series is a support group style program only for caregivers and care partners of those living with Parkinson's disease. 

The program will provide an opportunity to connect and begin – or continue – creating a community and support system. This Heart of Caring session will focus on The Power of Choice: the Caregiver’s PACE  (Positive / Attitude / Choice / Empathy).

Speakers

Carolina Kimball, Parkinson's Foundation South Florida Mission Chair

There will be an open Q&A session after the presentation, so you can voice questions and comments.

Location

Northeast Dade - Aventura Branch Library
2930 Aventura Blvd.
Aventura, FL 33180

Time

Program Starts at 2:00pm
Program ends at 4:00pm

Event Date Min: 
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Event Location: 
United States
Event Chapter: 
South Florida

Moving Day Cleveland

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: 
Laura Gasbarro
Contact Email: 
lgasbarro@parkinson.org
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, June 22, 2019
Event Location: 
Wade Oval in University Circle
1 Wade Oval
Cleveland, OH 44106
United States
Event Chapter: 
Ohio

Moving Day Nashville

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: 
Amy Hickman
Contact Email: 
ahickman@parkinson.org
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Event Location: 
Centennial Park
2500 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
United States

Metal Health and Parkinson's (webinar and live follow up)

Location

Parkinson's Foundation Heartland Chapter
8900 State Line Road, Suite 320 Leawood, KS 66206
United States
US

Noon to 1:30p.m.

Join us for a national webinar, followed by Dr. Kelsey Sewell from KUMC Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center, discussing common mind and mood challenges with PD.

PDF Flyer

Fee(s): 
Free
Contact Name: 
Kim Nitz
Contact Email: 
knitz@parkinson..org
Contact Phone: 
913.341.8828
Event Date Min: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Event Location: 
8900 State Line Road, Suite 320
Leawood, KS 66206
United States
Event Chapter: 
Heartland

Fall Education Session: Women & PD

Location

Ste 100
United States
US

Fall Education Session - Women & PD: How Parkinson’s disease Impacts Women

Historically, Parkinson’s care has been based on research that has focused too narrowly on men or neglected to consider relevant gender differences. Join us to learn about the risk factors for developing Parkinson’s and common symptoms women present with throughout their progression. Hear recommended treatment options for woman and the differences in treatment between men and women with Parkinson’s disease. Education session is free to attend. Lunch is provided.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

10:00 – 2:00pm

Registration is required. Please RSVP by Monday, October 1. Visit Parkinson.org/Minnesota/events or email minnesotainfo@parkinson.org or call 763-545-1272

Fee(s): 
FREE
Contact Name: 
Erin McGee
Contact Email: 
minnesotainfo@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
763-545-1272
Event Date Min: 
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Event Location: 
United States
Event Chapter: 
Minnesota

Understanding Cognitive Changes in Parkinson’s Disease: A Balancing Act

Location

1700 Hwy 96 W
United States
US

Understanding Cognitive Changes in Parkinson’s Disease: A Balancing Act

What are the cognitive changes in Parkinson's? What are the emotional and behavioral changes in PD?
Join us to hear about the changes to your attention, executive functioning, memory and language. Learn strategies and coping techniques to stay living well with Parkinson's.

Tuesday, September 18

1:00 – 3:00pm

El Zagal Shrine Temple
1429 North 3rd Street,
Fargo, North Dakota 58102

Dr. Tanya Harlow, Movement Disorder Specialist, Sanford Health

Dr. Susan Wood, Neuropsychologist, Sanford Health

 

12:45 – Check-in

1:00 – Welcome from PFM -Angela Schlesinger

1:10 – Dr. Tanya Harlow

2:00 – Break

2:10 – Dr. Susan Wood

3:00 – Closing remarks

This event and refreshments is provided at no cost through our sponsors.

Registration is required. Please RSVP by Friday, September 14, 2018. Register at parkinson.org/minnesota/events or email minnesotainfo@parkinson.org or call 763-545-1272.

Fee(s): 
FREE
Contact Email: 
minnesotainfo@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
763-545-1272
Event Date Min: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Event Location: 
Fargo, ND
United States
Event Chapter: 
Minnesota

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