Education

Midwest Parkinson Congress

The Midwest Parkinson Congress is an educational Event with esteemed industry professionals discussing the latest information, as well as a resource fair, all to help you live your best life.

Congress this year was held on April 7th. Video recordings of the sessions will be released shortly.

Check out archived Midwest Parkinson Congress sessions.

Parkinson Education Programs

Parkinson Education Programs (PEP) are education events hosted throughout the year by the APDA – Greater St. Louis Chapter. We invite renowned speakers to address topics that are important to the Parkinson’s community. Events are free. Links to archived PEP talks are available below.

Check out previous PEP talks.

PD101

PD 101 is specifically for those who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s in the past two years. This individual session lasts about an hour and is led by Marilyn Wilson, Program Director either in-person or on zoom. She will answer your questions, address concerns and fears, and connect you to both local resources/ services and other valuable links across the country.

Get more information about PD101 and The Essentials of PD.

Parkinson’s Roadmap for Education and Support Services

Parkinson’s Roadmap for Education and Support Services (PRESS) is an eight week VIRTUAL support series with tailored content to address the psychosocial needs of those who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease within the last five years. Each PRESS support group is facilitated by a trained healthcare professional and will provide a structured platform for people to share their experiences, feelings, and strategies for coping with the disease.

Get more information and discussion topics.

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