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 if feeling ill or been in close contact with someone with COVID-19.

For room planning purposes, we are asking that you kindly RSVP either YES or NO to the meeting announcement email.

CLASSES, RESEARCH and CONFERENCE INFO:

INOVA Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Center Is hosting a mini-conference for family and professional caregivers on Thursday, September 30 from 10.00 am to 2.30 pm. Via Zoom. Information here

Vocal Yoga Online Classes: Melanie Dorn, who spoke to our group last December teaches a Vocal Yoga class every Friday at 1.00 pm. Link has been sent via email, but Melanie adds it’s best if she knows in advance you are coming. Email her melanie.dorn@verizon.net Website: http://www.blueharmonyyoga.com

PD Research —  Modifiable Variables in Parkinsonism (MVP) StudyDr. Laurie Mischley of Seattle Integrative Medicine, is actively recruiting more individuals with parkinsonism for the study. She has been surveying people with Parkinson’s for years to identify factors that may accelerate or slow the disease’s progression. Participants complete an online survey emailed to them twice a year. Details of the study plus links to some of what she’s learned so far at https://mvp-study.com





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