Upcoming Events

Lunch and Learn with Dr. Evan Johnson
Friday, August 2, 2024, 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Nearly one in six people suffer from neurologic disorders such as Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s, strokes, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and migraines, among others. Because our nervous system connects our bodies to the world around us through the basic senses, walking and speaking, it is important recognize the symptoms of these disorders and when to seek medical care. Join Piedmont Physicians neurologist Evan Johnson, M.D., MSc, to learn about common neurologic disorders and the symptoms that accompany them. Dr. Johnson will also talk about the advanced treatments available to help patients manage these conditions and receive the best outcome in the long run.
Lunch will be provided – Please RSVP to Barbara Gadson 470-791-4332

What’s New in PD Research
Learn about APDA’s partnership with Emory and learn about the latest in PD research
Saturday, August 17, 2024, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: The Emory Brain Health Center, 12 Executive Park Dr., NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Dr. Thomas Wichmann
Dr. Paul Beach
Dr. Cathrin Buetefisch
Dr. Stewart Factor

Tools for an Active Life with Parkinson’s Disease
Saturday, October 12, 2024
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Vitality Living, 2925 Webb Rd., Milton, GA 30004
Learn from experts about managing medications, workplace considerations, SSDI, reconsidering your options, bridge to retirement and so much more!
Registration open soon

Success as a Care Partner
Saturday, November 16, 2024
Registration open soon

PRESS Program (Parkinson’s Roadmap for Education and Support Services )
This 8-week program is designed for individuals diagnosed with PD in the last 5 years to help you feel empowered, in control, and optimistic. The program is aimed at providing education, emotional support, and a safe place to share coping strategies to live your best life with PD in a small group setting.

Mondays, August 5 – September 30, 2024, (no meeting on September 2) In Person 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Facilitator: Staci Hannah
Location: The Holbrook, 1882 Clairmont Rd, Decatur, GA 30033
Free program – space is limited, registration is required. Register

APDA’s Connecting Through Art
The Connecting Through Art (CTA) program offers people with PD the space and ability to express feelings, emotions, and daily concerns through the activity of drawing or painting.

Wednesday, August 28, 2024, In Person, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Norcross Gallery and Studio
Registration open soon

Wednesday, October 2, 2024, In Person, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Booth Western Art Museum
TRC Building, 1 North Gilmer Street, Cartersville, Georgia, 30120


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