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 2018 Schedule

January

  • Jan 2     Lighten Up, Laugh & Love Yourself
  • Jan 9     Manage Stress or It Will Manage You
  • Jan 16  Keep Talking When No One Wants to Listen
  • Jan 23  Deal with Apathy & Depression
  • Jan 30  Overcome the Overwhelming 

February

  • Feb 6    Start Each Day on a Positive Note – Video
  • Feb 13  Valentine’s Day Party & Pot Luck Lunch
  • Feb 20  Deal with Speech & Swallowing Problems
  • Feb 27  Minimize Freezing & Falls 

March

  • Mar 6     Benefit from a Positive Patient Caregiver Relationship
  • Mar 13  Patrick’s Day Party & Pot Luck Lunch
  • Mar 20  Promote Self Respect & Dignity
  • Mar 27  Hold On to What You Have…Let Go of What You’ve Lost

April

  • Apr 3      Maintain a Positive Attitude & Sense of Control
  • Apr 10   Make Lifestyle Changes That Could Save Your Life
  • Apr 17   Realize Your Self-Worth
  • Apr 24   Ask for Help…a New Feat for Some

May

  • May 1     Look Behind the Eyes of Your Loved One
  • May 8     Do What You Can for Yourself & Others
  • May 15  Rely on a Daily Routine
  • May 22  Promote Self Worth & Confidence
  • May 29  Be Patient, Tolerant & Kind

June

  • June 5     Deal with Dementia
  • June 12  Stay Focused on the Here & Now
  • June 19  Promote Good Sleep Health
  • June 26  Prioritize and Organize Life

 

July

  • JULY 3      Fourth of July Pot Luck Lunch & Patriotic Party
  • JULY 10   Deal with Depression
  • JULY 17   Meet Your Nutritional Needs
  • JULY 24   Stay Alert & Active
  • JULY 31   Reduce Your Risk of Falls

August

  • AUG 7       Keep Your Body, Mind & Spirit Up & Moving
  • AUG 14    Live for Today
  • AUG 21    Rely on Non Verbal Communication
  • AUG 28    Overcome Apathy & Depression

September

  • SEPT 4     Stay Educated & Empowered
  • SEPT 11   Keep Moving & Engaged in Life
  • SEPT 18   Accept Change
  • SEPT 25   Build Self Esteem & Confidence

October

  • OCT 2      Express Yourself
  • OCT 9      Rely on a Daily Routine
  • OCT 16    Look to Those Who Love You
  • OCT 23    Keep Moving No Matter What
  • OCT 30    Happy Halloween Pot Luck Lunch & Masquerade Party

November

  • NOV 6      Keep Moving Forward
  • NOV 13    Cope with Speech & Swallowing Problems
  • NOV 20    Thanksgiving Pot Luck Feast
  • NOV 27    Reduce Your Risk of Freezing & Falls

 

December

  • DEC 4      Tackle Time & Harness Stress
  • DEC 11   Annual Holiday Brunch & Celebration
  • DEC 18   Settle with the Past, Engage in the Present, Believe in 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 2018 Schedule

  • JANUARY 17          “Diagnosis & Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease”
  • FEBRUARY               Dr. Juan Away – No Program this Month
  • MARCH 14              “Understanding Parkinson Medications”
  • APRIL 18                “Cognition Changes in PD”
  • MAY 16                    “Apathy, Depression, Anxiety, Obsessions/Compulsions”
  • JUNE 20                  “Benefits of Medical Cannabis for the Treatment of PD”
  • JULY                          Dr. Juan Away – No Program this Month
  • AUGUST 15             “Dementia with Lewy Bodies”
  • SEPTEMBER 19      “The Benefits of Diet and Exercise”
  • OCTOBER 17          “Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease”
  • NOVEMBER 14       “Environmental Factors with Parkinson’s Disease”

Thank You

to our community sponsors