Upcoming Events

APDA Let’s Keep Moving Fitness Series: Our partners at the APDA National Rehabilitation Resource Center for Parkinson’s Disease at Boston University have hosted live fitness-focused sessions on Wednesdays. These are short (approximately 20 minutes) sessions that offer education/instruction and the opportunity for the public to ask questions.

Dr. Gilbert Hosts… Series:  Dr. Rebecca Gilbert will be hosting Q&A sessions with various experts via Zoom on Mondays, beginning April 13. There will be expert discussion, followed by Q&A with attendees. The current schedule is as follows and additional sessions may be added:

These are now available on our website and register today for NEW events coming in May.
Click here for info and to register for one, or all of the sessions. 

  • May 13, 2020, 1 p.m. ET: Demystifying the Magic Numbers: The Science Behind 10,000 Steps & 150 Minutes
  • May 20, 2020, 1 p.m. ET: Exercise Intensity: How Hard to Work & Why it Matters
  • May 27, 2020, 1 p.m. ET: Expert Panel Discussion – Exercise & Physical Activity in the “New Normal”
For questions please email: apdaga@apdaparkinson.org
or phone: 404-325-2020

***Postponed***APDA Georgia Optimism Walk
Stay tuned for updates on this family-fun celebration

 

Driving Parkinson’s Away
Golf Tournament
Monday, October 19, 2020
Dunwoody Country Club
Registration is Now Open 

PRE-PURCHASE TICKET FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A REC TEC GRILL – $20
The RT-590 is the perfect fit for any griller.  REC TEC offers a better flavor than charcoal and is more convenient than gas. You can bake, smoke, sear, grill, and even dehydrate, all with the push of a button. It couldn’t be easier! A full description of the grill can be found here.  
Only 200 tickets sold.  Need not be present to win. Random draw winner notified in person, by phone or by email. Drawing to take place on 10/19/20 at Dunwoody Country Club.

APDA Parkinson’s Roadmap for Education and Support Services (PRESS)
Complimentary refreshments will be provided. •  Free program, registration is required.
Session 1:      What’s Next After Diagnosis
Session 2:       Medication Management of Parkinson’s
Session 3:       Importance of Exercise in PD
Session 4:        Dealing with Physical Symptoms of PD
Session 5:          Impact of Parkinson’s on Daily Coping and Relationships
Session 6:       Tips for Daily Living
Session 7:        Caring for Others, Caring for Yourself
Session 8:       Building your Healthcare Team
The group is open to any adult who has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease within the last 5 years, their care partners and adult family members.