November Staying Connected Newsletter

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November Events

All in person support events have been suspended due to the COVID-19 /Coronavirus pandemic. To support our community, PSN offers three online support options each month:

Caregiver’s Online Side by Side Support Group*
Tuesday, November 10th at 10:30am

PSN Online Cafe via Zoom
Wednesday, November 18th at 10:30am

People with Parkinson’s Online Side by Side Support Group*
Tuesday, November 24th at 10:30am

*Side by Side Support Groups Sponsored by:

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Happenings in our Parkinson’s Community

Here are additional programs and articles, provided by other organizations, which may be of interest to you:

November is National Family Caregivers Month – Take a moment to thank those your life who care for you! 
 
The Parkinson Voice Project is celebrating their 15th Anniversary LIVE by featuring the launch of the Global Virtual Choir, November 7th at 7:30pm ET/6:30 CT. 

Parkinson Foundation has a new Caregivers Month 2020 resource section on their website.
 
Partnering: The Dance of Relationships and Romance is being hosted on November 10 at 1pm ET from the Parkinson Foundation.
 
Parkinson’s and the Good Life with Dr. Laurie Santos and Connie and Davis Phinney is now available for viewing from the Davis Phinney Foundation.
 
The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) has a virtual calendar that has all their exercise, wellness and support programs available.
 
Simplified TaiChi 24 forms class available for those with Parkinson’s and/or their Caregivers
Meng Lin leads this class on Wednesdays via Zoom starting at 12:30pm and lasts for 1 to 1.5 hour (including a warm-up/stretch routine).  If you are interested in participating in this class, please call Meng at 703-503-3412 (leave a message if no one answers), if interested.
 
Programs From Parkinson’s Foundation (Parkinson.org):
Mindfulness Mondays: Follow guided relaxation techniques that help boost brain power and reduce stress every Monday at 1 p.m. ET.
Wellness Wednesdays: Engage with others in the Parkinson’s disease (PD) community and explore your creative side every Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET.
Fitness Fridays:  Follow PD-tailored fitness episodes from home, each one highlighting a new fitness focus. New videos go live every Friday! 

Parkinson Social Network is Here to Help
Are you searching for a resources or information? 
Parkinson Social Network can help! Call our office at 571-286-5000 or send us email at board@parkinsonsocialnetwork.org.

October Staying Connected Newsletter

Join us for our next Saturday Webinar tomorrow!

October 10, 2020
10:30am EDT via Zoom
Click Here to Register
our Guest Speaker will be:

Martha Brettschneider
Mindfulness Tools for Resilience In Turbulent Times

To read more about Martha and this event, visit this page.

Events This Month

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All in person support events have been suspended due to the COVID-19 /Coronavirus pandemic.
To support our community, PSN offers three online support options each month:

Caregiver’s Online Side by Side Support Group*
Tuesday, October 13th at 10:30am
Click here to register here for this event.

PSN Online Cafe via Zoom
Wednesday, October 21st at 10:30am
Click here to register here for this event.

People with Parkinson’s Online Side by Side Support Group*
Tuesday, October 27th at 10:30am
Click here to register here for this event.
October’s Topic and Speaker:
Pelvic Floor Strengthening and Continence
Shirlea North, PT, DPT, GCSAssistant/Clinical Director
Virginian Rehabilitation & Wellness
Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
LSVT BIG Certified Clinician
Click this link to read about October’s speaker and topic.

* Side by Side Support Groups are sponsored by:

Parkinson’s Online Events & Articles

Here are additional programs and articles, provided by other organizations, which may be of interest to you:


We are Here to Help!

Are you searching for a resources or information? Parkinson Social Network can help! Call our office at 571-286-5000 or send us email at board@parkinsonsocialnetwork.org. We will try to respond as quickly as possible.

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