Check out this CBS News 8 video that aired on April 4th in preparation for the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego’s Step by Step 5K walk this Sunday!

“GOOD START PROGRAM” SLATED FOR APRIL 30

The Parkinson’s Association of San Diego is hosting its next “Good Start Program” seminar on Tuesday, April 30 at the Tri-City Wellness and Fitness Center in Carlsbad. 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.

Seminar Details
Date: Tuesday, April 30
Time: Registration 1:00 p.m. / Program 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Refreshments provided)
Location: Tri-City Wellness and Fitness Center
6250 El Camino Real, Carlsbad 92009
Directions & Parking Information: Will be provided to attendees

Registration is required by April 26. Space is limited.

Check Out the Most Recent Good Start Program Presentation held on February 13, 2019

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Empowerment Day 2018!

In conjunction with its partners and sponsors, the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego holds a full day symposium each year of presentations, education and exhibits regarding Parkinson’s disease.

It is a very positive day of Learning, Sharing and Empowering one’s self and each other. This short 1:39 video captures of the essence of the November 30, 2018 Empowerment Day Event.

Videos and pictures of the speakers, their powerpoints, pictures and presentation materials follow this video and/or are posted on our website. For more information, please call 858-999-5671.

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Parkinson’s Association of San Diego offers 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 to support Parkinson’s patients as well as help local caregivers and families of those in need.

Step-by-Step
Walk for Parkinson’s

April 7, 2019

Put on your walking shoes to give people with Parkinson’s disease a great resource and a steadfast ally! 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.

Good Start Program
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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.

There is no cost to the participants.

Check Out the Most Recent Good Start Program Presentation held on February 13, 2019

Gala
Parkinson’s Association

October 6, 2018

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.

Empowerment
      for Parkinson’s

November 30, 2018

Parkinson’s Association of San Diego, in conjunction with its partners and sponsors, holds a full day of presentations, education, and exhibits about Parkinson’s disease. Come for a fun day of Learning, Sharing and Empowering yourself and each other. Videos, pictures and presentation materials for previous events are available.

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Partners

Challange Center

Challenge Center provides skilled physical therapy, specialized fitness, and wellness programs to rehabilitate, increase independence, and improve the quality of life for individuals with severe physical disabilities, their families, and caregivers.

With its licensed staff, physical therapy and assisted fitness programs, and state-of-the-art equipment; Challenge Center surpasses every goal by providing the continuum of care often missed by other limited resources.

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AudAbility Music Therapy

MusicWorx provides multiple opportunities for patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s, their families, and Care Partners through AudAbility.

AudAbility is a music therapy protocol that focuses on increasing quality of life, improving speech and breath control, maintaining motor movement, and so much more!

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Alzheimer’s San Diego

The Parkinson’s Association of San Diego maintains a partnership with Alzheimer’s San Diego.

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Rock Steady Boxing

“Rock Steady Boxing (RSB) enables people with Parkinson’s to fight their disease by providing non-contact boxing-style fitness programs that improve their quality-of-life and sense of efficacy and self-worth.

Recent studies also suggest that intense exercise programs may be “neuro-protective,” actually working to delay the progression of symptoms.

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National Parkinson’s Organizations

Thanks To Our Sponsors and Partners

Parkinson’s Association of San Diego | P.O. Box #1633, Solana Beach, California 92075
858-999-5671 | info@parkinsonsassociation.org