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Nurse Webinars: Nursing Solutions: Improving Caregiver Strain through Science and Model Interventions

Overview: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic, progressive neurologic disorder, with a disease trajectory of decades in many cases.  Research over the last 15-20 years, shows that the gradual loss of patient autonomy has a negative impact on the life of the caregiver resulting in decreased mental and physical health and decline in quality of life.   Utilizing existing research, this online seminar will provide a framework for assessing caregiver strain and identifying potential interventions.  One model intervention will be described, i.e.

Cultivating Resilience

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-12:00pm

Fee(s): 
No Charge
Contact Name: 
Nancy Nealon
Contact Email: 
nnealon@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
585-234-5355
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Event Location: 
1000 Elmwood Ave
Please park at door #1
Rochester, NY 14620
United States
Event Chapter: 
Greater Rochester

Parkinson Disease Basics- Part Two

Parkinson Disease Basics- Part Two with Dr. Michelle Burack (formerly PD 201 & PD 301) 

This session will provide an overview of tools in the PD treatment toolbox. You will also learn how to build your welness team.

10:00-12:00pm

Fee(s): 
No Charge
Contact Name: 
Nancy Nealon
Contact Email: 
nnealon@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
5852345355
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Event Location: 
1000 Elmwood Ave
Rochester, NY 14620
United States
Event Chapter: 
Greater Rochester

Our Impact

The Parkinson's Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson's disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience and passion of our global Parkinson's community. 

In Illinois, we are dedicated to our Parkinson's Community! We invite you to See Our Impact and get a glimpse of Illinois by the numbers.

In Memory of Edythe Kay Marsa

The Parkinson’s Foundation mourns the loss of emeritus board member, Edythe (Edy) Kay Marsa. From 1993 to 2014, she was a member of the Foundation’s board of directors and served on several committees. Edy is survived by her husband William Marsa, who founded the Herbert Kay Parkinson Chapter in honor of her first husband who passed away due to complications from Parkinson’s disease. The chapter is located in Aventura and sponsors exercise classes at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center.

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: 
Dorothea Dix Park
Raleigh, NC 27603
United States

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