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With Acorda Data, Experts Weigh the Benefits of New Parkinson’s Drugs

Acorda just presented the latest data from Inbrija, a new drug to help with off episodes, at the American Academy of Neurology’s yearly meeting. Two Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence doctors are quoted:  Katie Kompoliti from Rush University and Meredith Spindler from the University of Pennsylvania Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center.

Nurse Webinars: Nursing Solutions: Understanding Fatigue and Apathy in Parkinson's Disease

Overview:  Fatigue and apathy are common non-motor symptoms in Parkinson's Disease (PD).  These distressing symptoms impact one's quality of life and increase caregivers' burden.  This webinar will discuss these symptoms and their presentation, highlight recent research findings and studies, and prompt discussions on how we can help our patients with these problems. 

OBJECTIVES:  Upon completion of this webinar, the participant will be able to:

Spring Education Session

How are you managing your Parkinson’s? Do you feel empowered and informed?  Join us for our Spring Education Session. Hear the latest update on medications, learn how and why to keep moving, and receive resources for caregivers. Education session is free to attend. Lunch is provided.

Program will include:

  • Medication Update - Dr. Julia Johnson - HealthPartners
  • Exercise for Mid-Stride - Ingrid Bentley, PT, CBIS HealthPartners 
  • Caregiver Resources         
Fee(s): 
FREE
Event Date Min: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Event Location: 
Maplewood Community Center
2100 White Bear Ave
Maplewood, MN 55109
United States
Event Chapter: 
Minnesota

Moving Day Jacksonville

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, November 10, 2018
Event Location: 
University of North Florida - Coxwell
Jacksonville, FL 32224
United States

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