Education & Empowerment

“Knowledge is Power”

Parkinson Power

Weekly fun and interactive motivational talks for patients and caregivers.

Complimentary lunch provided

Tuesdays

11am-12pm

with Marilyn Tait

Thank You

to our community sponsors

Parkinson Power 2019 Schedule

January

  • Jan 8     Preventing the Progression of PD, Jeffrey Cameron, MD
  • Jan 15   Keep Talking When No One Wants to Listen
  • Jan 22   Deal with Apathy & Depression
  • Jan 29   Hallucinations & PD, Andrew J. Cutler, MD

February

  • Feb 5    Manage Stress Before It Manages You
  • Feb 12  Valentine’s Day Party & Pot Luck Lunch
  • Feb 19  Deal with Speech & Swallowing Problems
  • Feb 26  Minimize Freezing & Falls 

March

  • Mar 5    SMH Rehab Educational Conference with 3 Keynote Speakers – 9:30am-2pm
  • Mar 12  St. Patrick’s Day Party & Pot Luck Lunch
  • Mar 19  “Over the Hill” Aging Well Series Part One, Gene Ginsberg, MD
  • Mar 26  “Over the Hill” Aging Well Series Part Two, Gene Ginsberg, MD

April

  • Apr 2      Maintain a Positive Attitude & Sense of Control
  • Apr 9      Encompass Rehab Hospital Series Part One – Living a More Creative Life with Parkinson’s Disease

                      The Role of Art in Healthcare, Linda Odom

  • Apr 16   Rely on a Daily Routine
  • Apr 23   Ask for Help…a New Feat for Some
  • Apr 30   Overcome the Overwhelming

May

  • May 7     Encompass Rehab Hospital Series Part Two – The Benefits of Exercise for PD, Margaret Clark, OT
  • May 14  Maintain a Positive Patient/Caregiver Relationship
  • May 21  Be Patient, Tolerant & Kind
  • May 28  Promote Self-Respect & Dignity

June

  • June 4     Deal with Dementia
  • June 11  Encompass Rehab Hospital Series Part Three – Topic & Speaker TBA
  • June 18  Promote Good Sleep Habits
  • June 25  Prioritize and Organize

July

  • JULY 2      Fourth of July Pot Luck Lunch & Patriotic Party
  • JULY 9      Deal with Depression
  • JULY 16   Meet Your Nutritional Needs
  • JULY 23   Stay Engaged & Active
  • JULY 30   Safety Proof Your Home

August

  • AUG 6       Keep Your Body, Mind & Spirit Up & Moving
  • AUG 13    Live for Today
  • AUG 20    Rely on Non Verbal Communication
  • AUG 27    Overcome Apathy & Depression

September

  • SEPT 3     Stay Educated & Empowered
  • SEPT 10   Do for Yourself & Others
  • SEPT 17   Accept Change
  • SEPT 24   Build Self Esteem & Confidence

October

  • OCT 1      Express Yourself
  • OCT 8      Rely on a Daily Routine
  • OCT 15    Look to Those Who Love You
  • OCT 22    Keep Moving No Matter What
  • OCT 29    Happy Halloween Pot Luck Lunch & Masquerade Party

November

  • NOV 5      Take Control of Your Treatment Plan
  • NOV 12    Hold on to What You Have, Let Go of What You’ve Lost
  • NOV 19    Thanksgiving Pot Luck Feast
  • NOV 26    Reduce Your Risk of Freezing & Falls

 

December

  • DEC 3     Celebrate Your Caregiver
  • DEC 10   Annual Holiday Brunch & Celebration
  • DEC 17   Settle with the Past, Engage in the Present, Hope for the Future

Ask-The-Doctor

Monthly Lunch and Learn program with Professor Juan Sanchez-Ramos,

renowned Parkinson clinician, educator & researcher.

Complimentary lunch provided.

Wednesday

11am-1pm

with Juan Sanchez-Ramos ,MD, PhD

Ask-The-Doctor 2019 Schedule

  • JANUARY 16          “Diagnosis & Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease”
  • FEBRUARY 13        “Understanding Parkinson Medications”
  • MARCH 13              “Dealing with Sleep Disorders”
  • APRIL 17                “Cognition Changes in PD”
  • MAY 15                    “Apathy, Depression, Anxiety, Obsessions & Compulsions”
  • JUNE 19                  “Dealing with Speech and Swallowing Problems”
  • JULY                          Dr. Juan Away – No Program this Month
  • AUGUST 14             “To be determined”
  • SEPTEMBER 18      “To be determined”
  • OCTOBER 16          “To be determined”
  • NOVEMBER 13       “To be determined”

Thank You

to our community sponsors