April Meeting Notes–Dr. Sean Rogers Addresses Our Numerous Concerns & Answers All Our Questions

Our April speaker was Dr. Sean Rogers, board certified neurologist and one of the two movement disorder specialists at Inova Medical Center. By way of a self-introduction, Dr. Rogers said that he and Dr. Falconer are the Directors of the Movement Disorders Program at Inova, which they started three-and-a-half years ago after completing the Fellowship Program […]

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 […]