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2017 Symposium in Conjunction with the Grand Challenges in Parkinson's Disease

Friday, September 29, 2017 8:45 am - 9:45 am
This event does not repeat

When: Friday September 29, 2017

Time: 8:45am to 3:00pm 

Where: Van Andel Research Institute - 333 Bostwick Ave. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503

The Parkinson's Symposium scheduled at the Van Andel Institute for Friday September 29, 2017 is Sold Out.

Unfortunately, the venue cannot accommodate any more participants. The auditorium has fixed seating and chairs cannot be added.Please do not show up without being pre-registered as we will not be able to accommodate you.

The presentations will be videotaped and posted to our YouTube channel within two weeks. 

 

Living with Parkinson's Grosse Pointe Farms

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Week until May 3, 2017

Session I         Introduction:    What is Parkinson's Disease 

Speaker:         (Neurologist or Nurse practitioner working in a Neurology practice)

                                   

Session II        Medications (Pharmacist)

Session III       Non Motor symptoms & Diet             

                        Captain Your Own Ship: Empowering Yourself

                        Be an active part of the health care team

 

Session IV      The role of Rehab therapy and exercise in managing Parkinson’s

            Physical therapist and Occupational Therapist

            Person with PD

Session V        Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety

Psychologist or Social Worker

Session VI       Speech, Language and Swallowing (Speech Therapist)      

                        Wrap up & review 

Living with Parkinson's Grosse Pointe Farms

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Week until May 3, 2017

Session I         Introduction:    What is Parkinson's Disease 

Speaker:         (Neurologist or Nurse practitioner working in a Neurology practice)

                                   

Session II        Medications (Pharmacist)

Session III       Non Motor symptoms & Diet             

                        Captain Your Own Ship: Empowering Yourself

                        Be an active part of the health care team

 

Session IV      The role of Rehab therapy and exercise in managing Parkinson’s

            Physical therapist and Occupational Therapist

            Person with PD

Session V        Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety

Psychologist or Social Worker

Session VI       Speech, Language and Swallowing (Speech Therapist)      

                        Wrap up & review 

Living with Parkinson's Grosse Pointe Farms

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Week until May 3, 2017

Session I         Introduction:    What is Parkinson's Disease 

Speaker:         (Neurologist or Nurse practitioner working in a Neurology practice)

                                   

Session II        Medications (Pharmacist)

Session III       Non Motor symptoms & Diet             

                        Captain Your Own Ship: Empowering Yourself

                        Be an active part of the health care team

 

Session IV      The role of Rehab therapy and exercise in managing Parkinson’s

            Physical therapist and Occupational Therapist

            Person with PD

Session V        Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety

Psychologist or Social Worker

Session VI       Speech, Language and Swallowing (Speech Therapist)      

                        Wrap up & review 

Living with Parkinson's Grosse Pointe Farms

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Week until May 3, 2017

Session I         Introduction:    What is Parkinson's Disease 

Speaker:         (Neurologist or Nurse practitioner working in a Neurology practice)

                                   

Session II        Medications (Pharmacist)

Session III       Non Motor symptoms & Diet             

                        Captain Your Own Ship: Empowering Yourself

                        Be an active part of the health care team

 

Session IV      The role of Rehab therapy and exercise in managing Parkinson’s

            Physical therapist and Occupational Therapist

            Person with PD

Session V        Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety

Psychologist or Social Worker

Session VI       Speech, Language and Swallowing (Speech Therapist)      

                        Wrap up & review 

Living with Parkinson's Grosse Pointe Farms

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Week until May 3, 2017

Session I         Introduction:    What is Parkinson's Disease 

Speaker:         (Neurologist or Nurse practitioner working in a Neurology practice)

                                   

Session II        Medications (Pharmacist)

Session III       Non Motor symptoms & Diet             

                        Captain Your Own Ship: Empowering Yourself

                        Be an active part of the health care team

 

Session IV      The role of Rehab therapy and exercise in managing Parkinson’s

            Physical therapist and Occupational Therapist

            Person with PD

Session V        Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety

Psychologist or Social Worker

Session VI       Speech, Language and Swallowing (Speech Therapist)      

                        Wrap up & review 

Living with Parkinson's Grosse Pointe Farms

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Week until May 3, 2017

Session I         Introduction:    What is Parkinson's Disease 

Speaker:         (Neurologist or Nurse practitioner working in a Neurology practice)

                                   

Session II        Medications (Pharmacist)

Session III       Non Motor symptoms & Diet             

                        Captain Your Own Ship: Empowering Yourself

                        Be an active part of the health care team

 

Session IV      The role of Rehab therapy and exercise in managing Parkinson’s

            Physical therapist and Occupational Therapist

            Person with PD

Session V        Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety

Psychologist or Social Worker

Session VI       Speech, Language and Swallowing (Speech Therapist)      

                        Wrap up & review 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 01, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 08, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 15, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Detached from recurrence

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 15, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 29, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, July 06, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, July 13, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

3rd Annual Udall Center for PD Research Symposium

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Save the Date!

September 13, 2017,  9am-12pm.

The 3rd Annual University of Michigan Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research Symposium will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 9 am – 12 pm in the University of Michigan Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB), Kahn Auditorium.  A luncheon will follow the symposium. 

The symposium will be headlined by the internationally recognized researcher Joshua Dudman, PhD, Group Leader at the Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Ashburn, Virginia. The title of his talk is Basal ganglia circuits for the vigorous pursuit of reward.

Before Dr. Dudman’s keynote address, there will be talks from a variety of researchers from the University of Michigan and Michigan State University pursuing research on PD and related diseases.  Other presentations:

  • Fibril seeded synucleinopathy: From aggregation to degeneration
  • CRISPR mediated knock-out of Parkinson’s disease related genes in the rat substantia nigra
  • PET imaging of neurodegenerative disorders: New approaches and targets
  • Using high density interfaces to the nervous system for the restoration of hand function
  • Beyond the relay towards pathway-specific optogenetics in the motor thalamus

There is no cost to attend. Registration is required by September 5th:  Register online: https://udall.eventbrite.com

Click here to see brochure & directions.

Parkinson's Disease Symposium in the Upper Peninsula

Friday, September 22, 2017 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
This event does not repeat

When: September 22, 2017

Time: 8:00 am – 3:00pm

What: Symposium on Parkinsons disease

Featuring David Zid, an ACE, APG certified trainer co-creater of "Delay the Disease".

David collaborated with orthopedic surgeon, Thomas H. Mallory, M.D., who is afflicted with Parkinson's disease, and Jackie Russell, RN BSN CNOR, in the development of a Parkinson's specific fitness program designed to proactively minimize tremors and improve flexibility, stability, balance and strength. This program empowers the person with Parkinson's Disease to take control, helps with maintaining independence, and provides hope! 

 

Location:

Bay College Iron Mountain
2801 North US 2
Iron Mountain MI 49801
906.774.8547 or 906.302.3000

Presented by:

Parkinson's Society of Dickinson County Area
For more information e-mail Pauline Hill at
tiita61@yahoo.com

Call 906-774-0332

8th Annual Symposium on Parkinson’s Disease in Livonia

Friday, September 22, 2017 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
This event does not repeat

September 22, 2017

Checkin: 8:30 am   Program: 9:15am - 2:30 PM

Location: Laurel Manor
39000 Schoolcraft Rd
Livonia, MI 48150

Speakers of from the University of Michigan faculty and are experts in their fields.

Event is FREE, but SPACE IS LIMITED. 

Click Here for more information

PRE-REGISTRATION ONLINE is required!  There is NO PHONE REGISTRATION available.

Registration:  Aug 14 - Sept 1 (or until full)

pdf 2017 Livonia Symposium Brochure (289 KB)

LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Every Week until November 1, 2017

A PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S AND THEIR FAMILIES


This 5-week series, provided in partnership between The Michigan Parkinson Foundation and MidMichigan Health, provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.


TIME: 11:00 am – 1:00pm
(light lunches provided)


WHERE: Area on Aging Region 7
Multi Purpose Room 1615 S Euclid Ave Bay City, MI 48706


October 4 Introduction: What is Parkinson's Disease and Managing Medications
Presented by:
Kara J. Wyant, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan


October 11 The Role of Rehab Therapy and Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s
Presented by: Sam Penkala, OTRL
Michael Runstrom
MidMichigan Health


October 18 Speech and Swallowing issues
Presented by: Cindy E. Ruble, Speech Pathologist


October 25 Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Presented by:
Kelvin Chou, University of Michigan STIM
Kelvin Chou, MD, FAAN
Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program


November 1 Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety
Presented by: Katherine Dollard, Psy.D., L.P.
Director, Behavioral Health
MidMichigan Health


A boxed lunch will be provided. We ask that you pre-register as space is limited.

To register, call 248-433-1011

LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Every Week until November 1, 2017

A PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S AND THEIR FAMILIES


This 5-week series, provided in partnership between The Michigan Parkinson Foundation and MidMichigan Health, provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.


TIME: 11:00 am – 1:00pm
(light lunches provided)


WHERE: Area on Aging Region 7
Multi Purpose Room 1615 S Euclid Ave Bay City, MI 48706


October 4 Introduction: What is Parkinson's Disease and Managing Medications
Presented by:
Kara J. Wyant, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan


October 11 The Role of Rehab Therapy and Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s
Presented by: Sam Penkala, OTRL
Michael Runstrom
MidMichigan Health


October 18 Speech and Swallowing issues
Presented by: Cindy E. Ruble, Speech Pathologist


October 25 Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Presented by:
Kelvin Chou, University of Michigan STIM
Kelvin Chou, MD, FAAN
Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program


November 1 Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety
Presented by: Katherine Dollard, Psy.D., L.P.
Director, Behavioral Health
MidMichigan Health


A boxed lunch will be provided. We ask that you pre-register as space is limited.

To register, call 248-433-1011

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