Our February Meeting Notes, Thoughts, and After Thoughts

Our guest speaker in February was Lindsey Vajpeyi, Director of Education and Outreach at Insight Memory Care Center, who spoke on Lewy Body Dementia. She began by defining and differentiating it from normal aging forgetfulness, then talked about Parkinson’s disease dementia. She provided a summary of her talk. Click on  LBD Review handout to access a PDF […]

Upcoming March Meeting and Lots More

How has Parkinson’s affected your relationship(s) with your spouse/significant other, your children and grandchildren, siblings, parents, relatives, or close friends?    Come join us on Wednesday, March 6, from 1.00 P.M. – 3.00 P.M. for an open discussion on how Parkinson’s has affected your relationships, for better or for worse, with those near and dear in […]

Isn’t She Terrific?

I love doing the blog for WWPD but my eye issues have really made it a challenge. I was grateful when a fellow traveller offered to help me get it back up to date and make it a more vigorous instrument for all of us- those who make the meetings, those who can’t, future speakers […]

“Lewy Who?” Our February Speaker

Ladies, it’s cold outside. Let’s hope it warms up before our next meeting, which will be on Wednesday, February 6 at 1.00 p.m. Lindsey Vajpeyi will join us to help us understand Lewy Body Dementia, a topic she titles, “Lewy Who?” According to the Parkinson Foundation, cognitive changes such as (1) problems with focused attention and planning, […]

Happy New Year 2019

We welcomed three guest speakers to our first 2019 meeting on January 2, a dynamic trio of Parkinson’s activists working to make a difference in our community. His keen sense of humor as evident as his initial dyskinesia, Karl Robb introduced himself by saying he was still in denial about his Parkinson’s diagnosis at age […]

September Meeting Announcement

WHO:  Women with Parkinson’s Disease Support Group WHAT: September, 2017 Meeting WHERE: Reston, VA WHEN:  September 6 1pm – 3 pm WHY:    YOU  are our guest speaker!  Since we took the summer off, we’ll start this fourth season off with a true support group meeting.  Come visit with old  friends as well as your new friends […]

Our New Addition

Just in time to mark the beginning of our 4th  year of existence, our group has added to its membership benefits. Last week, we sent out word of a private forum on line where members can talk to members and hear others opinions, as well as share news, talk about research  or even share a […]