Upcoming Events

Spring Parkinson’s Symposium

The American Parkinson’s Disease Association and the Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research present the Spring Parkinson’s Symposium, which will take place on Saturday, May 13 at the Envision Event Center in Oakdale, MN. Envision Event Center is located at 484 Inwood Avenue N, Oakdale MN 55128.

Conference Highlights include:

  • The Beneficial Effects of Exercise for People with Parkinson’s Disease – Dr. Daniel Corcos, Northwestern University
  • Update: Parkinson’s Disease Medications Currently in Trials – Dr. Eleanor Orehek, Noran Neurological Clinic
  • Dysphagia and Speech Pathology Issues in Parkinson’s Disease – Ann St. Jacque, M.A, CCC-SLP, Minneapolis VA
  • Question and Answer Panel featuring Dr. Eleanor Orehek, Dr. Paul Tuite, Dr. Daniel Corcos, and Dr. Lauren Schrock
  • Exhibitions from Parkinson’s Exercise Programs
  • This conference is free to attend and lunch will be provided. There is free parking in a surface lot at the venue. This program offers four contact hours of continuing registration.

For more information or to register, call Anushka at 651-241-8287, or visit udall.umn.edu

APDA Minnesota Optimism Walk

The APDA Minnesota Optimism Walk will take place on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Roseville Central Park.

We will meet at the Jaycees Shelter, located at 2540 Lexington Ave N, Roseville MN 55113. Check-in is 9 a.m. and the walk will begin at 10 a.m..

Optimism Walks are fun-filled fundraising events! This is a short non-competitive walk with family-friendly activities.

Every nine minutes someone is diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Funds raised at the Optimism Walk provide local support, education and research. The more funds we raise, the more people we can help. Walk with us and help put an end to Parkinson’s Disease!

Register online today at APDAparkinson.org/MNwalk

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