January Meeting Reminder and Online Class Information

NOTE DUE TO THE SNOW, THIS MEETING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR THE FOLLOWING WEEK, WEDNESDAY JANUARY 15. A quick reminder that our meeting is next Wednesday, January 8, with guest speaker Joy Mclaughin, Physical Therapist, who will be talking about balance. Bring your questions! Joy has lots of experience working with people with Parkinson’s.  Also Laurie K Mischley, […]

January Meeting Announcement

NOTE DUE TO THE SNOW, THIS MEETING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR THE FOLLOWING WEEK, WEDNESDAY JANUARY 15. Many of you already know physical therapist extraordinaire Joy McLaughlin, either from having worked with her one-on-one in the LSVT BIG therapy program or through PFNCA’s Exercise for Parkinson’s class at Fair Oaks Hospital. She works extensively with […]

November Meeting Announcement

Finally, the cool weather has arrived! And the first Wednesday of the month is just a few weeks away. Our November Meeting Information: Date: Wednesday November 6 Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Topic: Living With Parkinson’s–What is Your Experience? Parkinson’s disease, as we’ve been told by our doctors, read in numerous publications and websites, and […]

October Meeting Notes

Clinton Wutzke, PhD, was the guest speaker at our October 2 meeting. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science at George Mason University (GMU) and currently conducting several studies related to the walking and balancing skills of people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Wutzke, who grew up and attended college in […]

September Meeting Notes–Dr. Falconer gives us an Introduction to Parkinson’s

Dr. Drew Falconer’s Visit Part 2 Our September speaker was Dr. Drew Falconer, Board Certified Neurologist and Movement Disorder Specialist. He is Co-Director (along with Dr. Rogers) of the Movement Disorders Program at Inova. Dr. Falconer came to tell us about the new inhaler for off periods. To bring us up to speed, he gave us […]