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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

Mindfulness

Please come join us to hear expert speaker, Pamela Palmentera LCSW, Coordinator of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, speak on Parkinson's Disease and Mindfulness. Event is from 2pm-3pm, and there is no fee to attend.

Contact Name: 
Emily Zivin
Contact Email: 
emily.zivin@northwestern.edu
Contact Phone: 
773-516-5864
Event Date Min: 
Monday, June 11, 2018
Event Location: 
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 West Touhy Ave
Chicago, IL 60645
United States
Event Chapter: 
Chicago

Statement on Nuplazid Drug

On 4/9/18, CNN published an article on the FDA-approved drug, Nuplazid, used to treat hallucinations and psychosis in Parkinson’s disease. The article investigates FDA data showing the number of reported deaths with people taking Nuplazid. Nuplazid was approved by the FDA in 2016 and is manufactured by Acadia Pharmaceuticals.

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.

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