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 online (via Zoom) support options each month:
This Month Events:
Caregiver’s Side by Side Support Group via Zoom*
Tuesday, October 11
Topic: Open Conversation
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Watch & Discuss: Parkinson’s Nutrition for Living Well Today with Dr. John Duda & The Davis Phinney Foundation
People with Parkinson’s
Side by Side Support Group via Zoom*
Tuesday, October 25
Falls Prevention 101
Sara T. Pappa, PhD, MCHES
College of Health and Education Assistant Professor
Health and Human Performance Marymount University & Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance Coordinator
Falls are NOT inevitable as we age. In fact, most falls are preventable. This presentation will include a discussion about risk factors for a fall and practical strategies to reduce your risk. Sara Pappa is a full-time faculty member at Marymount University in Arlington where she manages the regional falls prevention initiative, including the Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance.
*Online Support Groups Sponsored by:
In Our Parkinson’s Community…
- Virtual Live Well: Chronic Disease Self-Management – Tuesday, October 11- November 15| 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Fairfax County Department of Family Services is offering a FREE six-week group interactive workshop series for individuals who are interested in learning how to effectively manage their ongoing health conditions. Click here for more information.
- Learn more about the National Plan to End Parkinson’s Act. This video gives you more information about this historic legislation. You can learn more here about the bill and urge Congress to support the plan.
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