December 1 Meeting Announcement

Hope everyone had an enjoyable Thanksgiving. It’s hard to believe December will be here in a few days, as will the date of our December meeting. MEETING DETAILS: Date:  Wednesday December 1Time:  1:00-2:30 pmGuest Speaker:  Joy McLaughlin, Physical TherapistTopic:  Physical Therapy: Its Relevance to Parkinson’s Disease ** For Meeting Attendance—everyone meeting in-person shall be MASKED […]

Dr. Falconer and Dr. Whitney Nov. 3 Meeting Notes and Inova Resources

Dr. Drew Falconer, who has directed the Inova Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Center (IPMDC) for the six years it has been in existence, and Dr. David Whitney, who joined the Center two years ago, were our guest speakers. Both are board-certified neurologists and fellowship-trained movement disorder specialists. Dr. Falconer echoed our theme of back-to-basics, sharing […]

November 3 Meeting Announcement

Looking forward to seeing everyone at our November meeting. Date: Wednesday November 3 Time: 1:00-3:00 pm Guest Speakers: Dr. Drew Falconer and Dr. David Whitney, Inova Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center Topic: Movement, Motivation, Medication, and More. Living Our Best With Parkinson’s–Back to Basics For Meeting Attendance—everyone meeting in-person shall be MASKED throughout the meeting, FULLY VACCINATED, and not attend […]

October 6 Meeting Announcement + Other Info

MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT Date: Wednesday October 6 Time: 1:00-2:30 pm Guest Speaker: Teresa Jackson, Parkinson’s Aware in Care Ambassador Topic: Aware In Care kits, the Parkinson’s Foundation, and resilience, mindset, and thriving with a chronic disease. We will continue the discussion among ourselves afterward. For Meeting Attendance—everyone meeting in-person shall be MASKED throughout the meeting, FULLY VACCINATED, and not attend […]

September 8 Meeting Reminder

Our meeting is next Wednesday, September 8, at 1:00. Looking forward to seeing everyone and welcoming a few new members to our group. We are still planning to meet in person with precautionary measures to comply with our meeting facility, Fairfax County, and CDC recommendations and requirements to be as safe as we can. Having said […]

Welcome Back!

Our theme this year is Back-to-Basics. With all we have experienced over the past year-and-a-half, it’s a good time to return to the notion of living life fully again. What does that mean to each of us, apart from and along with our Parkinson’s journey?  September 8th heralds a new meeting year and a time to reunite […]

Notes From Our June Meeting

Our June 2 meeting was one full of sharing: what’s going on in our lives, what makes us feel fulfilled, our hobbies, our interests, and our passions. We also shared thoughts and ideas regarding upcoming meetings. We do not meeting during the summer months. Although meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month, our […]