New online programs from APDA! Register today!

New online educational programs!

Register for one, or all  — details below.

Dr. Gilbert Hosts:  Join us for a series of informative Q&A sessions hosted by Dr. Rebecca Gilbert (via Zoom). Each session features a discussion with an expert, along with questions from attendees. All sessions are recorded and are available for you to view any time:

Upcoming sessions (click to register):

Past sessions:

Let’s Keep Moving with APDA: Our partners at the APDA National Rehabilitation Resource Center for Parkinson’s Disease at Boston University are hosting live fitness-focused sessions. These are short (approximately 20-30 minutes) sessions that offer education/instruction and the opportunity for the public to ask questions. These are available via Zoom, and also livestreamed to APDA’s Facebook page.

Sing Loud for PD

  • A chorus for people living with PD and their care partners. Classes are offered live via Zoom, and you may join for one or all sessions. Classes are free, registration is limited.
  • Wednesdays at 3:30pm ET (May 27 – July 29, * no class on June 3*)
  • No previous musical experience is required and all lyrics will be provided!
  • Offered in collaboration with APDA, Guild Hall and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Center for Parkinson’s Disease.

 

Virtual Yoga with Elizabeth Durnin, Certified Yoga Therapist – C-IAYT

  • This program is designed to help people with PD, family members, and care partners. Please share this invitation with anyone in your support network whom you feel will benefit from this information.
  • Beginning: Thursday, Jul 2, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
  • This program is for 4 consecutive weeks on Thursdays from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET. You can register for one or all the sessions.

Thursday, July 2, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MT
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT

This class is appropriate for all levels.

 

Dance for PD

APDA is partnering with Dance for PD to supportI an online Dance for PD® group class.  People living with Parkinson’s and their families are invited to explore elements of different dance styles from the safety of home with energizing and inspiring music as a guide. Anyone, at any level of ability and mobility, is welcome to participate in this award-winning, research-backed global program created and offered by the Mark Morris Dance Group. No dance experience is required. Experienced teaching artists from Dance for PD’s New York flagship program emphasize a spirit of creativity and fun while demonstrating seated options for all activities. Classes, which take place via Zoom, include informal optional conversation sessions so participants from around the world can connect and chat. This program is generously supported by the New York Fund for Eldercare.

Tuesdays 11:00AM -12:00 PM ET

 

Two new webinars:

  • Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease: Keeping Up With Treatment Concerns, presented by Dr. Rebecca Gilbert and Dr. Terry Ellis (sponsored by Boston Scientific and Lundbeck) (Recorded session available here)
  • Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease: What’s New in Brain Health, presented by Dr. Daniel Weintraub (sponsored by Acadia) (Recorded session available here)