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VSG: Research at University of Michigan on Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson's

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:00 pm
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Virtual Support Group

Research at University of Michigan focusing specifically on cognitive impairment in Parkinson's and Related Conditions

Presented by Vikas Kotagal, MD, MS Assistant Professorm Neurology, Director, Ann Arbor VA Parkinson Disease Consortium

Join Zoom Meeting: https://parkinsonsmi-org.zoom.us/

Meeting ID: 660 963 7129

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VSG: Taking ON Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 3:00 pm
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Virtual Support Group

Taking "ON" Parkinson's Disease

Presented by: Peter A. LeWitt, MD

features Patient Ambassador, Sponsored by Amneal

 

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VSG: PARTE - Parkinson's Art of Expression

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 3:00 pm
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Virtual Support Group

PARTE - Parkinson's Art of Expression

Tuesday, July 20th at 7:00 pm via Zoom

Presented by Deb Colling

 

Join Zoom Meeting: https://parkinsonsmi-org.zoom.us/

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VSG: Managing the Return of Parkinson's Symptoms with a Unique Inhaled Treatment

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virtual Support Group

Managing the Return of Parkinson's Symptoms with a Unique Inhaled Treatment

 

MANAGING THE RETURN OF PARKINSON’S SYMPTOMS WITH A UNIQUE INHALED TREATMENT
September 21, 2021
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Experiencing a return of your Parkinson’s symptoms? You’re not alone. Hear from a healthcare professional at a FREE educational program sponsored by Acorda Therapeutics.
Danette Taylor, DO
Medical Director of the Movement Disorders Program
Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences
And
Stephanie C.
Ambassador and Person Living with Parkinson’s

 

This program is offered via Zoom.
At the appropriate time, Join Zoom with this link:

 

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Sponsored by Acorda Therapeutics

 

VSG: Moving Forward: Discovering a Treatment Option for Advanced Parkinson's disease

Tuesday, November 09, 2021 7:00 pm
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Moving Forward: Discovering a Treatment Option for Advanced Parkinson's disease

Presented by

Julie A Burnham, DO

Michigan Neurology, PLLC

Mt. Clemens, MI

Sponsored by Abbvie

Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at 7:00pm 

Join Dr. Burnham for a discussion on Duopa and learn firsthand from a patient who is currently using Dupopa to manage their Parkinson's.

This program is offered via Zoom.

At the appropriate time, Join Zoom with this link:

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VSG: Managing PD is a Matter of Finding Your Balance

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virtual Support Group

Managing PD is a Matter of Finding Your Balance

Presented by

Stuart Blatt, PhD, PT

Howell, Michigan

Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 7:00pm 

Join Dr. Blatt for a discussion on the benefits of physical therapy for balance issues in people with Parkinson's.

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Michigan Parkinson Foundation is available to help those affected by Parkinson's disease, whether you are newly diagnosed, need a neurological referral, or financial assistance with In-Home Respite Care or Parkinson Medications.

CALL US. WE CAN HELP!

800-852-9781

VSG: Deep Brain Stimulation

Tuesday, December 07, 2021 7:00 pm
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Virtual Support Group

Join us for a program on

Deep Brain Stimulation

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 @ 7:00pm

presented by Aaron L. Ellenbogen, DO - Movement Disorder Specialist with Michigan Institute of Neurological Disorders

and

Michael D. Staudt, MD, MSc Functional Neurosurgeon

This program is offered via Zoom at 7:00 pm

At the appropriate time, Join Zoom with this link:

https://parkinsonsmi-org.zoom.us/

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VSG: Speech, Voice, Swallowing, & Cognition in the Parkinson's Population

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virtual Support Group

Speech, Voice, Swallowing, & Cognition in the Parkinson's Population

presented by Leigh Harter M.S., CCC-SLP & Kaylee Torok, M.A., CCC-SLP, Leigh Harter Speech Services, LLC

VSG: Patient-Centric Medical Management: Home Health, Private Duty Services, and Transitional Care

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virtual Support Group

Patient-Centric Medical Management: Home Health, Private Duty Services, and Transitional Care

presented by Julie Brouhard, LMSW, CCM, Transitional Case Manager, CorsoCare

 

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

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

VSG: PACE: Community Based Inclusive care for the Elderly

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virtual Support Group

PACE: Community Based Inclusive care for the Elderly

presented by Lori Wells, Community Outreach Director, PACENorth

 

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

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

VSG: The Role of Exercise, Dual Task Training and General Wellness in Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, February 01, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virtual Support Group

The Role of Exercise, Dual Task Training and General Wellness in Parkinson's Disease

presented by Meghan Malley, DPT, PT with the Recovery Project

 

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

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

Monday, February 07, 2022 11:30 am
Every Week until March 29, 2022

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.

MINDFULNESS

·     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

INSTRUCTORS

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

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

Monday, February 14, 2022 11:30 am
Every Week until March 29, 2022

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.

MINDFULNESS

·     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

INSTRUCTORS

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

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

Monday, February 21, 2022 11:30 am
Every Week until March 29, 2022

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.

MINDFULNESS

·     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

INSTRUCTORS

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

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

Monday, February 28, 2022 11:30 am
Every Week until March 29, 2022

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.

MINDFULNESS

·     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

INSTRUCTORS

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

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

Monday, March 07, 2022 11:30 am
Every Week until March 29, 2022

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.

MINDFULNESS

·     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

INSTRUCTORS

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

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

Monday, March 14, 2022 11:30 am
Every Week until March 29, 2022

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.

MINDFULNESS

·     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

INSTRUCTORS

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

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

Monday, March 21, 2022 11:30 am
Every Week until March 29, 2022

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.

MINDFULNESS

·     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

INSTRUCTORS

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

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

Monday, March 28, 2022 11:30 am
Every Week until March 29, 2022

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.

MINDFULNESS

·     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

INSTRUCTORS

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

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