Archive | December, 2013

Reflections and Aspirations

December 19, 2013

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PMDC Director Dr. Jim Bennett reflects on the past year and asks “what can we do for you?” in 2014. As we approach the new year and all the promise of 2014, I encourage you to take a few minutes to reflect on this past year and the coming year: What has gone well for […]

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Spotting the Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

December 18, 2013


Dr. Sarah Lageman shares information about the symptoms of depression and anxiety, common non-motor problems in Essential Tremor and Parkinson’s.  Dr. Lageman leads the neuropsychology program at the PMDC. Depression and anxiety are common non-motor symptoms for both Essential Tremor (ET) and Parkinson’s disease (PD).  These symptoms are rated as more disabling than motor symptoms […]

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Baby it’s cold outside

December 11, 2013

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Daylight hours will continue to shrink as we approach the winter solstice, and with it comes colder temperatures and higher heating costs.  Add to that the financial stress of the holiday season on top of other responsibilities and bills.  Don’t be out in the cold this winter – there are resources available to help with […]

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How Can You Advance Research?

December 3, 2013

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Make an impact in movement disorders research and care by donating to the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center. As federal grant funding continues to dwindle, private gifts are critical to advance our understanding of these movement disorders to develop better treatments and ultimately find a cure. No gift is too small!  Every donation contributes […]

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