Empowerment for Parkinson’s (11/30/2018)
LAUGH, LEARN, EMPOWER
Location: Marina Village Conference Center
1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA 92109
EMPOWERMENT FOR PARKINSON’S 2018: LAUGH, LEARN, EMPOWER
Agenda Subject to Change
7:30-8:45 – Registration/light breakfast
8:45-8:55 – Introduction/7 Tenets. Wayne Label, PhD and Charlie Abdi, Chris Buscher /PASD
8:55-9:10 – Exercise and Attitude. Sherrie Gould, NP
9:10-9:25 – Intro to Parkinson’s disease. Nelson Hwynn, D.O.
9:25-9:45 – Parkinson’s disease Research. Irene Litvan, M.D.
9:45-10:05 – Deep Brain Stimulation. Adam Burdick M.D.
10:05-10:25 – LSVT LOUD – Erin Walsh SLP
10:25-10:50 – Break and exhibits
10:50- 11:10 – Legal. Yvonne Amrine, Esq.
11:10-11:30 – Sleep Disorder’s, non-motor in Parkinson’s disease. Melissa Houser, M.D.
11:30-11:50 – Medication in Parkinson’s disease. Brenton Wright, M.D.
11:50-12:00 – Support group leaders
12:00-1:05 – Lunch
1:10-1:25 – Rock Steady Boxing
1:25-1:45 – Intimacy and Parkinson’s. Joanne Hamilton, PhD
1:45-2:00 – Get out and go. Linda Olsen M.D.
2:00-2:20 – Break and exhibits
2:20-3:10 – Caregiver breakout. Susan Miller, Author, Joanne Hamilton, PhD and Southern Caregiver Resource Organization
2:20-2:35 – LSVT BIG. Judy Mak PT
2:35-2:55 – Audibility with Lindsay Zehren, MT-BC
2:55-3:10 – Stretch for those not in Caregiver Session
3:10-3:30 – Yoga/stretching. Danica Edelbrock, MS
3:30 – Closing and surveys
Parkinson’s Association of San Diego – 2018 GALA
A HUGE thank you to all who contributed to the success of the “Knock-Out” Parkinson’s gala on Saturday, October 6 at the Birch Aquarium in La Jolla. The event was an overwhelming success. Keynote speaker Rasheda Ali gave an inspiring presentation to the overflow crowd of over 330 attendees.
CBS Channel 8 News Anchor Carlo Cecchetto, emceed the evening that included tributes to Dr. Dee Silver for a Lifetime Achievement and several other San Diego Parkinson’s Community leaders. The live and silent auctions added to the excitement of the evening.
A special note of thanks to the many sponsors and donors who supported the event.
PASD “Good Start Program”
Educational Seminars for Newly Diagnosed
Parkinson’s Patients & Care Partners
The Parkinson’s Association of San Diego hosts its “Good Start Program” seminars several times a year. These seminars are designed for newly diagnosed Parkinson’s patients and their care partners, the seminar is a 2-hour session including a 90-minute presentation followed by Q&A. There is no cost to the participants. It will feature Dr. Abigail Lawler, Movement Disorders Neurologist, Neurology Center of Southern California as well as speakers who address Parkinson’s patient and care partner perspectives, and legal issues.
Specific topics will include maintaining a positive attitude; understanding Parkinson’s; choosing a physician; common medications; care partners; importance of exercise & nutrition; benefits of physical; occupational, speech and music therapy; legal issues; research; and support services.
(The Presentation for a typical seminar can be Downloaded Here: Powerpoint Presentation )
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2018 Step-by-Step 5K Walk
Thank You For All Your Support!
A huge THANK YOU to all who contributed to the success of the ‘Step by Step’ 5k Walk on Sunday, April 8th . The event was a huge success, raising over $80,000.
Your support of Step by Step enables PASD to offer critical resources to an estimated 60,000 individuals who are affected by Parkinson’s disease right here in San Diego County. Your help is critical to sustain our outreach and our ability to serve the community.
All contributions remain in the County and also help local caregivers and families of those in need. Put on your walking shoes to give people with Parkinson’s disease a great resource and a steadfast ally!
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