Thank You to all who contributed to the success of Empowerment Day 2018!

The Parkinson’s Association of San Diego wishes to thank all Empowerment Day attendees, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, volunteers, the Marina Village, San Diego Running Company, Voice and Video Rentals, Ranch Events and our Empowerment Day Planning Committee for a terrific event on Friday, November 30th.

We’ll be adding more Photos, Videos and PowerPoint presentations as they become available, and they will be posted here.

Parkinson’s Association


Until and after a Cure is Found…
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About
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About Us

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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Events in
     San Diego

Events

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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Living with
     Parkinson's

Living with Parkinson's

Parkinson’s disease is not fatal – in fact, you can live a long, happy and fulfilling life with Parkinson’s.
We are here to help make that happen.
 

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Support
     Groups

Support Groups

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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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.

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.

Good Start Program
by Parkinson’s Association

First Quarter 2019

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.

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.

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.

Current Announcements

UCSD Recruiting People with Parkinson’s Disease

UCSD RECRUITING PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE TO BE INTERVIEWED ABOUT THEIR VIEWS ABOUT STEM CELL CLINICAL TRIALS   This study will provide useful information for the eventual approval of stem cell trials Laura Rogers, doctoral candidate, and John Evans,...

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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