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 Register for all Thank you series sponsors!