April Meeting Update–Guest Speaker

Excited to announce that Dr. Sean Rogers, Neurologist and Movement Disorders Specialist at Inova, has confirmed his attendance at our meeting tomorrow—Wednesday April 3. Dr. Rogers launched the Inova Movements Disorders Program with Dr. Falconer in 2015.   He will begin speaking promptly at 1.00, so plan to arrive 15 minutes prior.   BIO  Dr. […]

March Meeting Notes

Our March meeting was an open discussion on relationships and how Parkinson’s has affected them, for better or for worse.  Overall relationships with our children, for those of us who have children, are the most difficult. Travel can be challenging and anxiety-inducing, the stress exacerbating our symptoms and making meds less effective. Many of us […]

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 […]