Archive | October, 2014

Resource Spotlight: Dr. Giroux Holistic Brain Health

October 23, 2014

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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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Speech study for Parkinson’s

October 20, 2014

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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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Women’s Support Group

October 15, 2014

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5-minute mindful breathing exercise

October 15, 2014

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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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Mindfulness Information & Resources

October 15, 2014

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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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HDYO hosts event in Richmond

October 6, 2014

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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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