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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
May 16 2020
Cantigny Park, Wheaton, IL
On the Menu: Nutrition in Parkinson's
June 13 2020
Hyatt Regency Deerfield, Deerfield IL
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
Saturday, October 10, 2020
10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. CT
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
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
Register at www.Parkinson.org/Northwestern