8-Week Mindfulness & Compassion Course For People with Parkinson’s

Monday, February 07, 2022 11:30 am
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This program will meet once a week for eight consecutive weeks on Mondays

February 7 - March 28, 2022

11:30 am - 1:00 pm ET

You must pre-register. To register, click here Register here! (this link takes them directly to the reg. form).

Once you register, you will receive an e-mail with the correct Zoom link and log-in information to access the program. 

Mindfulness Training will begin on Monday, Feb. 7 at 11:30 am and will run for 8 consecutive Mondays through, March 28, 2022.


·     Improves stress resilience

·     Increases confidence and self-acceptance

·     Enhances sleep, focus, and attention

You will learn:

·     What Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Are

·     How perception shapes our experience

·     Mindfulness tools to work with stress & anxiety

·     Self-compassion for difficult emotions

·     To cultivate positive emotions

·     Several formal practices including:

·     Sitting meditation

·     Mindful Yoga

·     Supportive Touch & Self-Compassion


Dr. Barbara A. Pickut, MD, MPH, RYT 200

Neurologist, MSU Health Care, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Instructor

Dr. Pickut is an Associate Professor of Neurology, serving people with Movement and Memory challenges. She is a certified instructor in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Yoga. She has been working with People with Parkinson's and mindfulness training for over 10 years.

Carol Hendershot, E-RYT500

Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Instructor

Co-Founder & Owner, Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness

Carol has been teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) since 2008 and has led hundreds of students through the program. She has completed extensive training through The Center for Mindfulness at the UMass Medical School, UCSD Center for Mindfulness, and the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion.

For more information visit: www.parkinsonsmi.org

Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Program

Tuesday, February 08, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation program presented by Amanda Brennan, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Life Beyond Barriers Rehabilitation Group

To view the Winter schedule of programs: Winter 2022 Education Programs

To access the Zoom link, visit https://parkinsonsmi-org.zoom.us/ for Meeting ID: 660 963 7129.

Enter the Password, MPF2020 (Letters are all capitalized)

Or participate by phone, 646-558-8656, then enter meeting ID 660 963 7129.

VSG: Managing Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson's

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 7:00 pm
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Virtual Support Group

Managing Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson's

Tuesday April 19, 2022 at 7:00pm via Zoom

Presented by Danette Taylor, DO

Medical Director of the Movement Disorders Program

Mercy Health Hauenstein Neuroscience Center

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VSG: Vision Problems and Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 7:00 pm
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Virtual Support Group

Vision Problems and Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday April 26, 2022 at 7:00pm via Zoom

Presented by Anu Patel, MD

Retina Institute of Michigan

Dr. Patel specializes in retina care and offers medical and surgical care for all diseases and conditions affecting the retina, including diabetic eye care, macular degeneration, retinal detachment, retinopathy, vitreoretinal surgery, and more. Dr. Patel earned her medical degree at Wayne State University in Detroit and completed her ophthalmology residency at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, where she was chief resident. She then completed an additional two-year medical and surgical fellowship in retina care at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in Manhattan, New York.

Parkinson's Disease Tips and Tricks

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:00 pm
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Virtual Education Series

Topic: Parkinson's Disease Tips and Tricks

More Info TBD

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Bingham Farms, MI 48025

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World Parkinson Coalition

Alliance of Independent Regional Parkinson Organizations

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