Meetings

 

Upcoming Programs

Saturday, September 26, 2020 – Livestream Program

Inhaled levodopa is used for the treatment of Parkinson’s “off” times — when symptoms return between regular medication doses. It is not meant to replace regular medication. For more info: https://www.michaeljfox.org/news/inbrija-levodopa

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Managing the Return of Parkinson’s Symptoms with a Unique Inhaled Treatment

Hear from a Healthcare Professional
in a live stream event on Zoom.

Will include time for Questions and Answers.

Arshia Sadreddin, MD

Medical Director of Movement Disorders
California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco

Recorded Programs

August Meeting Link 

  • Carol Fisher: Gentle Yoga for Every Body
  • Petra Fibrichova: Urban Pole Walking
  • Lena Hart: Alexander Technique for People Living with PD

July Meeting Link

  • Robert Cochrane on Improv to Improve Parkinson’s Disease
  • Dr. Madan Kataria presents Laughter Yoga

June Meeting Link

  • Sheryl Sandberg and Dr. Adam Grant:  Resilience in a Crisis
  • Dr. Rick Hanson, UC Berkeley:  Being Resilient During Coronavirus
  • Dr. Julia Allenyne, PMD Alliance:  Practicing Wellness to Build Resilience

May Meeting Link

  • Lena Hart on Alexander Technique
  • Dr. Gerred Popejoy on Nordic Pole Working
  • Aaron Daley, UCSF, answering frequently asked questions

April Meeting Link

  • Carol Fisher leading a yoga relaxation exercise
  • Heather Kennedy on Living with Parkinson’s

September 19, 2020 – General Meeting
CANCELLED due to Coronavirus Quarantine


General Support Group – Walnut Creek (Suspended)

PNMD general support group meets on the third Saturday of each month from 9:00 AM until 12:00 noon at Grace Presbyterian Church, 2100 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94595. Moderator is Bill Clinch.  There is no charge, but membership is $50 per family per year.

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9:00 to 10:15 a.m. – Three concurrent meetings:

  1. Men with Parkinson’s Disease meet in the Fireside Room at Grace Church.  Contact person is Derek Ransley, 925-944-0162, dransley@comcast.net.
  1. Women with Parkinson’s Disease meet in the Library at Grace Church.  Contact person is Rosemary Way, 925-476-5661, rose.way@sbcglobal.net.
  1. Caregivers meet in the Sanctuary at Grace Church.  Contact persons are Jan Alioto, 925-890-8937, jalioto@comcast.net;  Sara DeZerega, 925-377-1004,  saradezerega@aol.com;  Janice Ransley, 925-944-0162, jeransley@comcast.net.

10:15 to 10:45 – Refreshments in the Oak Room.  The PNMD Library with books, flyers, and videos is open at this time.  Please bring cut-up fruit or your favorite snack to share.

10:45 to 11:45 – Guest speaker.

Tri-Valley Support Group – Pleasanton (Suspended)

Tri-Valley support group meets on the second Saturday of the month, year-round,  from 10 AM until 12:00 noon, at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton.

Facilitators are Mary Behrendt (925) 989-0209 and Norman Bardsley ((925) 831-9940.

 

 

 

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