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Upcoming Community Education and Awareness Events


Driving Out Parkinson's Golf Tournament


This event will take place on September 25, 2017 with registration and putting contest beginning at 8:00am, and tournament beginning at 9:00am. Breakfast and lunch provided to attendees. Single player entry fee is $125, and all proceeds benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, in honor of a Virginia community member who was recently diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's Disease. For additional information regarding registration and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Charlene Lee at drivingoutPD@gmail.com
Registration Form
Sponsorship Info
In-Kind Donation Form



ParkinsonTV

Introducing ParkinsonTV, a new educational TV series piloted by the University of Rochester, in collaboration with Dr. Bas Bloem and Radboud University in the Netherlands. The series presents neurologists, patients, and topic experts in a discussion of various aspects of living with Parkinson's, as well as ways to maximize quality of life.
The first season will consist of six episodes on the topics of exercise, medication, nutrition, advanced therapies, speech therapy, and occupational therapy. The first episode aired last Tuesday (9/5), and can be accessed at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Usw2zbHmyjE
Episodes will air each Tuesday at 8PM EST.
If you would like to receive the episode links each week via email, please contact Alistair Glidden at alistair.glidden@chet.rochester.edu and he will add you to the email distribution list.



Virginia Beach, VA Team Hope Walk to Support HDSA


The Virginia Beach, VA Team Hope Walk is fundraising event for the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA). The HDSA is a non-profit research, education, and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by Huntington's Disease. The walk will take place on October 14, 2017 at Mt. Trashmore Park in Virginia Beach, VA. For more information and to register, please contact Jennifer Bossier at jbossier@hdsa.org, or visit hdsa.donordrive.com

APDA Virginia Education Day


October 7, 2017 at Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center in Virginia Beach, VA.
Topics include: Diagnosis and treatment, therapy and exercise, caregiving
The deadline to register for this event is September 30, 2017. Please see the below link for additional information.
Virginia Education Day Flyer and Registration Form.
For more information, please email apdavirginia@apdaparkinsons.org




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