Join us tomorrow 3/15 @ 10am and learn about protecting yourself from scams

It may seem that this event may not be related to Parkinson’s disease but there are scams that are targeted to our community. Do you know how to protect yourself and your loved one from these types of scams?

How to Protect Yourself & Your Loved Ones from Scams- Fairfax County Silver Shield w/ Melissa Smarr MPA, CPM

Wednesday, March 15th
10:00am – 11:30am ET

Melissa will be sharing how you can protect yourself and your loved ones from all forms of scams. She is a facilitator of the multi-agency initiative, the Silver Shield Anti-Scam Campaign, which focuses on educating older residents about how they can protect themselves from scammers.

Next Tuesday…

What is a PADRECC?
Supporting Veterans with Parkinson’s
w/ Jessica Kaplan, Clinic Nurse Coordinator

Tuesday, March 28th
10:00am-11:30am ET

Did you know that the Veterans Administration has 6 specialized Movement Disorder clinics around the US and there’s one in Virginia? Jessica will share information about these clinics called PADRECCs, how these clinics help Veterans living with Parkinson’s Disease and the community as a whole.

In Case You Missed It!

We posted an article detailing the videos, information links, and more from our January and February meetings. Click this link to view that article now.

In Our Parkinson’s Community…

  • STARTING THIS FRIDAY! George Mason University Dance for PD program will kick off their free Spring sessions  Each Friday at 1pm-2:15pm starting March 3 – April 21, for more information and to register visit
  • New! online support group for Veteran’s with Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease through Richmond VA/PADRECC, for more info, download this flyer!
  • Virginia Lifespan Respite Voucher Program This program provides reimbursement vouchers to Virginia primary caregivers for the cost of temporary, short-term respite care provided to individuals, of any age, with a documented disability or medical condition. Visit this link more information about the program.
  • 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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