Upcoming events & opportunities:
NPFGR is hosting a Support Group Leaders’ Roundtable for individuals who currently facilitate (or wish to start) a support group serving the Parkinson community. The roundtable will provide an opportunity to meet other facilitators, share experiences & resources, discuss best practices & concerns, and strengthen our network of group leaders.
When: Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Where: Al Sigl Center, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620 (Enter at Door #1)
Please RSVP by 9/15 to Nancy Nealon, email@example.com, 585-234-5355
Also, check out NPFGR’s free, 6-wk education series, Powerful Tools for Caregivers, beginning Oct. 9 under “Events”!
Resources around PD & Nutrition :
Handouts from Sep 12, 2017 online seminar led by John Eric Duda, M.D., University of Pennsylvania, Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence: PDF webinar materials 09122017
Handouts, including PD-friendly recipes from the NPFGR August education event, Eating Well with PD: 2017-08-19-Parkinson’s-Tasting-Menu-Handouts Rev 1
WXXI Connections spotlights PD
Click to listen to the podcast: http://wxxinews.org/post/connections-latest-parkinsons-disease-research-and-treatment
New Yorkers can get FREE PD CARE
Click here for details: PDCNY 844 Flyer Handout or call (844) 777-3269.
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Whatever It Takes
NPF Greater Rochester is joining communities across America in support of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Whatever It Takes to Beat Parkinson’s campaign, a national movement to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease to empower people affected by Parkinson’s to make positive choices for their health and wellbeing. The campaign launch coincides with Parkinson’s Awareness Month in April.
The centerpiece of the Whatever It Takes to Beat Parkinson’s campaign is a graphic mosaic of NPF’s blue ribbon “P” for Parkinson’s, made up of more than 100 unique icons. Each icon represents a means to beat Parkinson’s— from yoga, to keeping a balanced diet, to staying positive and seeking out the right treatments. The graphic is being introduced as the national symbol for living well with Parkinson’s disease.