This month’s programs are highlighting advocacy, education, & support for our Parkinson’s community.
Just a reminder that all in-person support events have been suspended due to the COVID-19 /Coronavirus pandemic. To support our Parkinson’s community, PSN offers three online (via Zoom) support options each month:
Caregiver’s Support Group via Zoom*
Tuesday, March 8th
Topic this month: How do you define advocacy?
Join this important discussion and hear how others view advocacy. This discussion for caregivers will be an open discussion that is facilitated by Parkinson Social Network volunteers who have experience caring for those with Parkinson’s disease.
Let’s Combat Micrographia with Saba Shahid, M.S.
Wednesday, March 16th
Saba Shahid, M.S is the Chief Smiling Officer of Creative Neurology, Author and Creator of Let’s Combat Micrographia®. Let’s Combat Micrographia Educational Seminars spread awareness about how to overcome micrographia or small handwriting, a common symptom of Parkinson’s disease. The discussion will be an interactive session covering what micrographia is, tips and aids that can be used to improve writing, and hand exercises will be shared. Further information will be given on the internationally acclaimed Let’s Combat Micrographia or Smile Through Art programs and how people can get involved. Saba will give an interactive PowerPoint presentation for 30 minutes and will be available for questions.
People with Parkinson’s
Support Group via Zoom*
Tuesday, March 22nd
This month’s topic: Sharing your Passion
What is your passion or hobby? We welcome all who attend to “show and tell” their passion or hobby with the audience. Led by Karl Robb, this discussion is facilitated by people who have experience living with Parkinson’s disease.
*Online Support Groups Sponsored by:
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