November 25, 2014

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Support group for women

Women’s Support Group

Join our Women’s Support Group to share experiences and coping strategies.

WHEN:  2nd Friday of each month

TIME:  10:00 AM

LOCATION:
VCU PMDC offices
6605 W. Broad St(accessed via Forest Ave)
Richmond, VA 23230

CONTACT:  Andrea Perseghin – pdcenter@vcu.edu or (804) 662-5302

 

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November 20, 2014

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Turns on the Carepartner Highway

Turns on the Carepartner Highway by Angela Robb My nineteen year journey as a young onset Parkinson’s disease carepartner has been full of joy, adventures, excitement, challenges and new experiences. When Parkinson’s disease (PD) entered my life, it was not a shock. I met my husband, Karl, post-diagnosis. I’ve never known Karl without Parkinson’s. At […]

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November 18, 2014

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HDYO event in Richmond 12/5

Join HDYO on Friday, December 5th in Richmond for a night of bowling! Come out, bowl a few games, enjoy some food and meet the HDYO Youth Worker and learn about the services for young people impacted by Huntington’s Disease. When: Friday, December 5, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: AMF Sunset Lanes […]

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November 17, 2014

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Special Report: Caregiver needs assessment study results

Special Report: Caregiver 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. […]

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October 23, 2014

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Resource Spotlight: Dr. Giroux Holistic Brain Health

Dr. Monique Giroux recently spoke at the annual Parkinson’s Community Education Day in Richmond, Virginia.  Dr. Giroux is the only movement disorders neurologist who is also fellowship trained in integrative medicine. She shared several great resources and tips during her presentation about integrative medicine and Parkinson’s disease, and encouraged patients to be a partner in […]

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October 20, 2014

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Speech study for Parkinson’s

Speech study for Parkinson’s in Richmond Volunteers are needed for a study looking to determine if repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), a painless, non-surgical technique, can improve speech in people with Parkinson’s disease. This study is open to veterans and non-veterans and is being conducted at the Parkinson’s Disease Research Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) […]

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October 15, 2014

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Women’s Support Group

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October 15, 2014

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5-minute mindful breathing exercise

Therese Cash, VCU Psychology doctoral student, shares this resource for those interested in mindfulness.  To learn more about mindfulness, view this article with information and resources. Five-Minute Mindful Breathing: “An ounce of practice is better than tons of theories” A great way to begin practicing mindfulness is to begin spending a few minutes each day […]

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October 15, 2014

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Mindfulness Information & Resources

VCU Psychology doctoral student Therese Cash created this information and resources page for us.  She recently completed a mindfulness research study at our center.  We will share those results once they become available. What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is a process and a skill that can be cultivated. It is a way of paying attention in […]

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October 6, 2014

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HDYO hosts event in Richmond

Join HDYO on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in Richmond for a night of bowling! Come out, bowl a few games, enjoy some food and meet the HDYO Youth Worker and learn about the services for young people. The VCU HD Program will be hosting the monthly HD support group the same evening from 6pm-8pm. Adults […]

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