Living with PD

The Dementia with Lewy Bodies Consortium – UCSD

The purpose of the Dementia with Lewy Bodies Consortium is to develop a collection of samples from individuals diagnosed with lewy body dementia (DLB) or lewy body dementia/MCI who will be followed over time. The consortium will collect detailed clinical information, biospecimens, and imaging data. Led by top leaders in the field, this consortium will …

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Parkinson’s Association of San Diego Launches New ‘Good Start Program’

February 19, 2018 Parkinson’s Association of San Diego Launches New “Good Start Program” Educational Seminars for Newly Diagnosed Parkinson’s Patients The Parkinson’s Association of San Diego is initiating a new “Good Start Program”, a comprehensive educational seminar designed for recently diagnosed patients and their care partners. These 2-hour sessions include a 90-minute presentation followed by …

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Empowerment Resources

https://vimeo.com/246672967?loop=0Thank You Attendees, Sponsors, and Presenters On December 1st, the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego, in conjunction with its partners and sponsors, held a full day of presentations, education, and exhibits about Parkinson’s disease. Over 300 people attended and evaluations indicate that it was a tremendous success!   Thank you for your support of this event. …

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Art Science Cognition: Metaphor Building

What: ART SCIENCE COMPLEX has originated and designed exercises using drawing and writing to promote latent ability within the brain. How: Research validates the idea that metaphorical thinking fosters both neuroplasticity and neurogenesis, the adult brain’s ability to quickly adapt to novel information and experiential learning, and the generation of new neurons in the hippocampal …

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Medications

You may have heard that Parkinson’s is a unique condition. It treats each person a little differently in its symptoms, progression, etc. So it may come as no surprise to you that the medication that persons with Parkinson’s use will vary as well. People may start medications at different times and they may even start …

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