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  • Apr 28, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:35 AM
    Join the community of the Atlas Senior Center to hear about the basics of Parkinson's disease and how it could effect you, your family, and your community. Register ahead of time using the registration link. Complete this survey before the workshop:
  • Apr 14, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Online Zoom Meeting
    Join the community of Chicago Hyde Park Village ( to hear about the basics of Parkinson's disease and how it could effect you, your family, and your community. Complete this survey before the workshop:

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Parkinson's IQ + You, Chicago

The Micheal J Fox Foundation invites you to attend:


"PARKINSON'S IQ + YOU is a free program designed to empower people with Parkinson's, families and care partners to manage the disease, learn about the latest research and connect with local resources. These events are fully accessible and relevant for people at every stage in their journey with Parkinson's.

At the event, you can:

  • Build Your Knowledge. Interactive sessions, including panel discussions and Q&As, will help you navigate living with Parkinson's, make the most of a doctor's visit, build a care team and learn about the latest developments in Parkinson's disease research.

  • Connect with the Community. The Parkinson's Partner Expo offers attendees access to local resources for patients and care partners, including exercise programs, support groups, care options, research opportunities and more.

The event is free, but space is limited. Complimentary parking as well as free breakfast and lunch will be provided to all registered attendees. Register today and secure your spot. For more information, please visit our website."

Parkinson's Foundation Illinois Chapter Education Series

For more information: 




International Care Partner Summit Live Stream

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On the Menu: Nutrition in Parkinson's

  • June 13 2020

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Newly Diagnosed: Building a Better Life with Parkinson's Disease

  • June 27 2020

  • Covenant Living at Windsor Park, Carol Stream, IL

Let's Talk About It: Symptoms Beneath the Surface

  • September 12 2020

  • Tinley Park Convention Center, Tinley Park, IL

Stress and PD: Reducing Stress Naturally

  • September 26 2020

  • NIU Conference Center Naperville, IL

Northwestern Patient & FAmily Symposium

Event Date

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Event Time

10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. CT

Event Location





Contact Name:

Jessica Bartsch

Contact Email:

Contact Phone

(312) 762-5706

This program is open to people with Parkinson's, their family, friends and the community.

The agenda will include (subject to change):

10 a.m.Welcome / Opening Remarks
Danny Bega, MD

10:05 a.m.Key Note: Technology in PD
Ray Dorsey, MD

10:30 a.m.Therapeutic Pipeline in Parkinson's Disease and Genetics
Tanya Simuni, MD

10:50 a.m.Break

11 a.m.Rehabilitation Strategies at Home
Jennifer Goldman, MD, MS
Shari Marchbanks, PT, DPT, NCS

11:20 a.m.Gratitude Practice
Charlinda Brashear, MSW, LCSW, ACM-SW

11:40 a.m.MD and Clinician Q&A Panel

12 p.m.Closing Remarks

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