Good Start Program

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.

Good Start Program

Presented by: Parkinson’s Association of San Diego
 
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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The Parkinson's Association of San Diego provides information and referral services, education, support groups, exercise programs, community events, compassion and encouragement.

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The Parkinson's Association of San Diego lists Parkinson's related events in the San Diego area. Including the "Good Start Program" and "Empowerment for Parkinson's".

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Parkinson’s disease is not fatal – in fact, you can live a long, happy and fulfilling life with Parkinson’s.
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Complete listings of Parkinson's related Support Groups, Exercise Groups, Music Groups as well as other partners in San Diego's Parkinson's related organizations.
 

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