March 9 Zoom Meeting Announcement

Our guest speaker this month is Speech Language Pathologist, Jill Fitzgerald. She will discuss the importance of therapeutic intervention and techniques to maintain strong voicing and swallow function, educating us on the anatomy of both voicing and swallowing, and the bodily mechanics involved. She will also address cognitive issues and how they can affect voicing and swallow function.  Date: Wednesday, March […]

Programs and Resources

The Programs and Resources listed here and elsewhere on our website have been provided to us by various sources and are being passed along for informational purposes only and not as an endorsement of any program, product, study opportunity, or service. Should you have any question about the suitability of any exercise or other program […]

December 1 Meeting Announcement

Hope everyone had an enjoyable Thanksgiving. It’s hard to believe December will be here in a few days, as will the date of our December meeting. MEETING DETAILS: Date:  Wednesday December 1Time:  1:00-2:30 pmGuest Speaker:  Joy McLaughlin, Physical TherapistTopic:  Physical Therapy: Its Relevance to Parkinson’s Disease ** For Meeting Attendance—everyone meeting in-person shall be MASKED […]

Dr. Falconer and Dr. Whitney Nov. 3 Meeting Notes and Inova Resources

Dr. Drew Falconer, who has directed the Inova Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Center (IPMDC) for the six years it has been in existence, and Dr. David Whitney, who joined the Center two years ago, were our guest speakers. Both are board-certified neurologists and fellowship-trained movement disorder specialists. Dr. Falconer echoed our theme of back-to-basics, sharing […]

November 3 Meeting Announcement

Looking forward to seeing everyone at our November meeting. Date: Wednesday November 3 Time: 1:00-3:00 pm Guest Speakers: Dr. Drew Falconer and Dr. David Whitney, Inova Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center Topic: Movement, Motivation, Medication, and More. Living Our Best With Parkinson’s–Back to Basics For Meeting Attendance—everyone meeting in-person shall be MASKED throughout the meeting, FULLY VACCINATED, and not attend […]