Parkinson Social Network

Finding Education, Support and Information Online at Home

Since Parkinson Social Network in-person events have been temporarily cancelled due to COVID-19, we compiled some links to online events and resources that you can access from your computer, in your own home.

Upcoming Online Parkinson’s Events

March 17 – Expert Briefing: Food, Water & Supplements: Does Nutrition Play a Role in PD Symptoms or Progression?
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_R2aio-HtSVSDH8uf7CbwIw
Hosted by the Parkinson Foundation

March 18 – Coronavirus and Parkinson’s Disease
https://www.parkinson.org/get-involved/events/2020/Ask-Experts-Coronavirus
Hosted by the Parkinson Foundation

March 23 – Online Workshop Series – Mindfulness
Parkinson Society British Columbia
https://www.parkinson.bc.ca/events/education-events/mindfulness-workshop-series-registration/

April 6 – Pain and Parkinson’s with Dr. Janis Miyasaki https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/resources/webinars/
Hosted by the Davis Phinney Foundation

April 29 – Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease: What’s New in Brain Health? https://engage.vevent.com/index.jsp?eid=7988&seid=518
Hosted by the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)

Online Webinar Archives:
Watch anytime and these cover a variety of topics both for those living with Parkinson’s and those caring for someone with Parkinson’s.

Davis Phinney Foundation: https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/resources/webinars/

American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA): https://www.apdaparkinson.org/webinar/

Parkinson Voice Project: Online Lecture Series
https://www.parkinsonvoiceproject.org/Lectures#Past-Lectures

Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation – Parkinson’s LIVE! 
Archiveed sessions which include topics: Mindfulness, Yoga, FeldenKrais, Ask the Expert and Parkinson’s Education Hour:
https://nwpf.org/participate/parkinsons-live-online-programs/

Podcasts/Online Audio programs covering Parkinson’s topics:

Wisconsin Parkinson Association: https://www.blogtalkradio.com/wiparkinson?utm_source=WPA+GENERAL+EMAIL+LIST&utm_campaign=0aebad0aa5-DecemberEnews_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86f02135a4-0aebad0aa5-308655073

When Life Gives You Parkinson’s – Larry Gifford – Podcast/online program
https://podnews.net/podcast/1404983468

Davis Phinney Foundation – Podcasts archive – https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/resources/parkinsons-podcast/

Caregivers Webinars/Articles

Fairfax County – Agency on Aging – Past Caregiver Webinars – https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/familyservices/older-adults/family-caregiver-support-programs

Free Caregiver Webinar Recordings – Janet Edmondson – http://www.janetedmunson.com/edm_events.html

Davis Phinney Foundation – Caregiver articles and resources https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/care-partners/

Family Caregiver Alliance archived webinars
https://www.caregiver.org/fca-webinars

US Department of Veterans Affairs – VA Caregiver Support
https://www.caregiver.va.gov/

Online Resources, Information and Community Support

ParkinsonsDisease.net – Available online at www.parkinsonsdisease.net or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ParkinsonsDiseaseDotNet/

Parkinson’s Foundation – Includes Helpline, Podcasts, Webinars, Expert briefings, free Educational books.
https://www.parkinson.org/Living-with-Parkinsons/Resources-and-Support

Veterans Health Administraion – My Parkinson’s Story – YouTube videos https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3AQ_JVoBEyxd5tkfQG-S3p_SDYBFtJ6c

Online Parkinson’s Exercise Videos

NeuroFit BC Parkinson’s Exercise Special Series
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCIUh9KshDs&feature=youtu.be

Parkinson Wellness Recovery
https://www.youtube.com/user/exercise4brainchange/videos

Disclaimer:
The inclusion of announcements, logos or website links included in this newsletter or on our website does not constitute an endorsement by the Parkinson Social Network of the products, programs or services.

All March Side by Side and Cafes Cancelled due to COVID-19/Coronavirus disease.

Exclamation Point Important Information

The Parkinson Social Network Board of Directors has decided to cancel all Side by Side and Cafe events for the entire month of March.

We feel that this is the most prudent and necessary action in order to protect our Parkinson’s disease community. The Board is continuing to monitor the situation and will let the community know as soon as possible regarding future events.

If you would like additional information about COVID-19, please see the following websites for more information:
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Virginia Department of Health
Arlington County Department of Health
Fairfax County Department of Health
Loudoun County Department of Health

Sincerely,
The Board of Directors
Parkinson Social Network (PSN)

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