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APDA PRESS Program
Saturdays, September 11 – October 30, 2021
**Registration is now closed for this group**

APDA PRESS (Parkinson’s Roadmap for Support Services) is a program developed by the Information and Referral Center and designed for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease five or fewer years before the beginning of the program. This 8-week support group is led by Sarah Singer, LICSW and provides information and support for participants.

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Dr. Gilbert Hosts
Next Session- How to Outsmart Parkinson’s Disease: Tips and Tricks from an Occupational Therapist
Wednesday, October 20, 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. In the next session Dr. Erin Foster, an Occupational Therapist with expertise in Parkinson’s disease, will suggest helpful ways to organize your surroundings and improve your daily routines, so you can function at your best.

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APDA Let’s Keep Moving Fitness Series: Your PD Exercise Toolkit 3-Part Series
Part One: PD Exercise Fundamentals
Thursday, October 28, 2021

This series will be presented by physical therapists at the APDA’s National Rehabilitation Resource Center for Parkinson’s Disease at Boston University’s Sargant College who have expertise in working with the PD community. You only need to register once for the series, and we’ll send you reminders and links to watch each episode as it approaches. (And if you have to miss an episode, don’t worry, we’ll send you the recording.)

Part One: PD Exercise Fundamentals
Learn the key elements of an exercise program whether you’re exercising at home, in the gym, or on the go! Get your questions answered live during the program!
Presented by Tim Nordahl, PT, DPT, APDA National Rehabilitation Resource Center for Parkinson’s Disease, Boston University. Moderated by Teresa Baker, PT, DPT, APDA National Rehabilitation Resource Center for Parkinson’s Disease.

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APDA MA Virtual Education Series: Bringing Information to You at Home
Next Session: The Role of Research in Parkinson’s
Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Terry Ellis, PhD, PTJoin the American Parkinson Disease Association MA for the virtual educational program  “The Role of Research in Parkinson’s.” This program will be presented by Terry Ellis, PhD, PT, Director, Center for Neurorehabilitation Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College; and Marie Saint-Hilaire, MD, FRCPC, Director, APDA Center for Advanced Research at Boston University Medical Campus. Dr. Ellis and Dr. Saint-Hilaire will discuss how research can benefit a person with Parkinson’s, and vice versa.

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