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APDA Dr. Gilbert Hosts Q&A Series
Next Session: Complementary Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease with Dr. Britt Stone
August 4, 2021

Dr. Rebecca Gilbert hosts these informative Q&A sessions with a series of experts via Zoom. Topics include an intro to telemedicine, medication management & COVID-19, and more. Join Dr. Gilbert when she speaks with Dr. Britt Stone. Dr. Stone will share her expertise on complementary therapies (such as acupuncture, massage and yoga) and integrative medicine (which focuses on healing the whole person, using complementary therapies in combination with standard approaches) for Parkinson’s disease.

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APDA MA Virtual Education Series: Bringing Information to You at Home
Next Session: Understanding Blood Pressure Fluctuations in Parkinson’s
Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Join the American Parkinson Disease Association MA for the virtual educational program “Understanding Blood Pressure Fluctuations in Parkinson’s.” This program will be presented by Anindita Deb, MD, Movement Disorder Specialist from the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA. Dr. Deb will discuss how to manage blood pressure changes in Parkinson’s.

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APDA Virtual Care Partners Group
Second Monthly Session Beginning Thursday, September 9, 2021

The ongoing monthly virtual support group for care partners facilitated by Sarah Singer, LICSW, is adding a second session each month. In addition to the meeting on the fourth Wednesday of the month, the group will also meet on the second Thursday of each month in the evenings from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Once registered, care partners can drop in to any group meeting they wish.

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APDA 2021 Cape Cod Optimism Walk
Sunday, September 19, 2021

Join us for the first LIVE Optimism Walk since 2019! This year’s Cape Walk will take place at Falmouth High School, and pre-registration is strongly encouraged. We can’t wait to see you!

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APDA MA Virtual Education Series: Bringing Information to You at Home
October Session: Sleep Matters: A Review of Sleep Issues in Parkinson’s
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Join the American Parkinson Disease Association MA for the virtual educational program  “Sleep Matters: A Review of Sleep Issues in Parkinson’s.” This program will be presented by Okeanis Vaou, MD, Director of Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. Dr. Vaou will give an overview of sleep problems associated with Parkinson’s

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APDA Let’s Keep Moving Fitness Series

The APDA National Rehabilitation Resource Center for Parkinson’s Disease at Boston University hosts Let’s Keep Moving seminars featuring tips on many different aspects of staying fit while at home.

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In the Community


2021 Dopa Golf Tournament
August 14, 2021

The Tullis Family will be holding their 12th Annual Dopa Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 14th. Proceeds will benefit the APDA MA Chapter. Registration is full, however community members can still participate in the event’s online auction.

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