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July 17, 2014

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Regional conferences

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Not able to make our conference this fall?  We’ve compiled a list of other conferences for those not able to travel to Richmond.

September 13, 2014 – Parkinson Disease Symposium
Fishersville, VA.  Hosted by Fishersville PD Support Group
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September 13, 2014 – Parkinson’s Symposium: Care for Parkinson’s – Caring for you
Charlotte, NC.  Hosted by Parkinson Association of the Carolinas
Call (866) 903-7275

October 12, 2014 – Partner’s in Parkinson Event
Washington, DC.  Hosted by Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
www.partnersinparkinsons.org

October 17, 2014 – Milestones and Horizons, Cure PSP
Baltimore, MD.  Hosted by Foundation for PSP/CBD and Related Brain Diseases
www.psp.org/milestones

November 8, 2014 – Movement Disorder Symposium
Linthicum Heights, MD.  Hosted by Johns Hopkins Medicine
Contact Bailey Vernon (410) 616-2811 or bvernon1@jhmi.edu

November 15, 2014 – The Victory Summit
Greenville, SC.  Hosted by Davis Phinney Foundation
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June 24, 2014

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And Parkinson’s Makes Three

And Parkinson’s Makes Three By: Peggy van Hulsteyn Parkinson’s disease is the unwanted third party in my marriage: he’s the elephant in the room, the man who came to dinner, and the worst house guest ever, all rolled into one. How has this insidious intruder affected my wedded bliss? Initially his shenanigans did indeed cause […]

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June 18, 2014

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction study

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease and their Caregivers We are now in our final stages of recruitment for a clinical trial:  Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease and their Caregivers.    This study will investigate potential benefits of a group-based stress reduction intervention on quality of life, physical health, and psychological […]

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June 17, 2014

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What is Lewy Body Dementia?

Lewy Body Dementia The recent passing of radio legend Casey Kassum raises awareness of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD). This degenerative form of dementia is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s Disease or Alzheimer’s Disease. LBD impacts an estimated 1.3 million individuals and families in the United States alone. LBD refers to both Parkinson’s disease dementia and dementia […]

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June 13, 2014

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2014 Parkinson’s Community Education Day

Parkinson’s Disease Community Education Day – October 11, 2014 With a theme of wellness and rehabilitation for people and families living with Parkinson’s Disease, this year’s conference includes sessions on complementary therapy, exercise, DBS and quality of life, nutrition, and caregiving. An early bird registration fee of $20 will be offered July 1-31, 2014.  Rates […]

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May 23, 2014

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Parkinson’s Workshop Series

The Hermitage and VCU PMDC have partnered to produce a series of seminars on Parkinson’s Disease.  Whether you want information for yourself or a family member, you’ll find easy-to-understand information. Sign up and join experts each Wednesday in June to explore ways to enhance your quality of life. Time:  6:00 PM Location:  The Hermitage, 1600 […]

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May 22, 2014

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Resource Spotlight: HDBuzz

In spirit of Huntington’s Disease (HD) awareness month this May, HDBuzz is our Resource Spotlight.  HDBuzz is a website dedicated to rapidly sharing high-quality HD research news to the global community.  All content is written in plain language by clinicians and scientists who specialize in HD, covering both laboratory and clinical research.  The goal of […]

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May 16, 2014

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Special Report: Needs assessment results

Special Report: Needs assessment study results by:  Sarah K. Lageman, PhD, ABPP-CN Neuropsychology Program Director VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center VCU Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders Center (VCU PMDC) is committed to sharing results of our research projects with the community.  Understandably, this can take some time to collect and analyze the data.  Dr. Lageman […]

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May 5, 2014

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Movin’ & Shakin’ 5K 2014 results

RESULTS Movin’ & Shakin 5K – May 3, 2014 MALE GROUP: 1     1   GEOFFREY BRIERS                   19:14 2     2   LANE JOHNSON                      20:47 3     3   MAX MALINSKY                      20:53 4     4   JESSE PETERS                      21:26 5     5   TIMOTHY SMITHERS                  22:15 6     6   OWEN JOHNSON                      22:21 7     7   KURT TWIFORD                      22:32 8     8   EARL PALMER                       22:42 9     9   ANDRE NUNES                       […]

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April 17, 2014

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5 Tips for Interacting with Police

Have you ever been stopped by the police because of tremor or movement issues related to a movement disorder? Marcia Lee Aulebach-Lagomarsino provides guidance based on her recent experience of getting stopped by police. Marcia raises awareness for Young Onset Parkinson’s issues through the MLee Young Onset Parkinson’s Support Group. 5 Tips for Interacting with […]

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