Take Control Series

APDA Take Control Series

Parkinson’s disease is a complex disorder with new challenges to face as the disease progresses.  The more educated a patient and family becomes the more they are able to Take Control of their disease.  Experts in the field will educate and prepare you to recognize these challenges and learn how to manage them with practical tools and greater knowledge so that you can live life to the fullest.

2nd Monday of every other month
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island 98040

Pre-registration is required. 
You can register by session or register for the whole series: Register for all

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Seeing Clearly: Vision Changes in PD
Dr. Steven Hamilton
, Neuro-Ophthalmogist, Swedish Medical Center

View Dr.Hamilton’s presentation

Driving & PD
Mary Muszynski, Occupational Therapist, Virginia Mason Medical Center

View Mary Muszynski’s presentation

 

Monday, March 11th, 2019

 

My Auto-pilot Has Been Compromised: Tips and Tricks for Dealing with Dysautonomia (changes in your autonomic nervous system)
Dr. Jennie Davis, Movement Disorders Neurologist, Valley Medical Center

View Dr. Jennie Davis’s Presentation   
Dr Davis handout

 

Communication & Intimacy
Dr. Kris Rhoads
, Neuropsychologist, Harborview Medical Center

View Dr. Kris Rhoad’s Presentation

 

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Register May 13

 

Motor Fluctuations in PD
Dr. Pravin Khemani, Movement Disorders Neurologist, Swedish Medical Center

 

Surgical & Infusion Therapies in PD
Dr. Carter Gerard
, Neurosurgeon, Swedish Medical Center

 

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Register July 8

What is your Gut Telling You?
Dr. Samantha Evans
, Naturopathic Doctor, Seattle Integrative Medicine

 

Speech & Swallowing in PD: Prehab and expiratory muscle strength in PD.
Julie Fechter, Speech & Language Pathologist, Sound Speech and Swallow

 

Monday, September 9th, 2019

 
Register Sept 9

Neurorehabilitation in Parkinson’s Disease
Dr. Karen Torres, 
Neuropsychologist, UW & Harborview Medical Center

 

 

 

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Thank you series sponsors!