Educational Video Library

Welcome to APDA’s Educational Video Library


At APDA we work tirelessly to help support everyone impacted by Parkinson’s disease. Education is key to understanding a diagnosis, knowing your treatment options, and learning how to best navigate life with PD. We have compiled this library of educational videos to make it easy for you to view the latest and most credible information. Click below to view videos about the impact of exercise on PD, the latest in PD research, and more!  We encourage you to SHARE this page with your loved ones.  Don’t miss upcoming webinars, online fitness classes and other great programs!  Visit our Virtual Events Calendar to see what’s coming up next!


Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Q&A Sessions with Experts

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Q&A Sessions with Experts

(If you enjoy the Dr. Gilbert Hosts webinars, check out her blog: A Closer Look)

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Decades with PD: “Ask me Anything!” with Alice, Dionne, JM and Pam

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Parkinson’s Disease & the Gut with Dr. Ali Keshavarzian

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Taking Research From the Lab to Our Lives

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease – now what?

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Life With Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease with Allison, Steven, Bryan and Julia

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Exercise & Brain Health

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Parkinson’s Disease & the Veteran Community

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: How to Outsmart Parkinson’s Disease: Tips & Tricks from an Occupational Therapist

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Clinical Trials & Research Participation for Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Complementary Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease with Dr. Britt Stone

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Parkinson’s disease research at the NIH with Dr. Walter Koroshetz

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Parkinson’s Disease and the Environment with Dr. Carlie Tanner

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Hacks, Tricks & Medication Tweaks to Improve Your Movement & Your Day with Dr. Joseph Friedman

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Genetics and PD with Dr. Clemens Scherzer MD

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Cognition & Parkinson’s disease with Kathleen Poston MD

Dr Gilbert Hosts: Dance for PD® with David Leventhal

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Parkinson’s Disease and the African American Community with Dr. Chantale Branson

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Advances in DBS With Dr. Alon Mogilner

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Being a PD Caregiver with Lianna Marie

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Gene Therapy and Parkinson’s Disease with Dr. Tim Greenamyre

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Intentional Optimism with Bill Rasmussen

Dr Gilbert Hosts Stems Cells & Parkinson’s Disease with Dr Evan Snyder

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Medication Management & COVID 19 with Cathi Thomas, MS, RN

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: DBS & COVID-19 with Dr. Jill Ostrem

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: COVID-19 & the Underserved with Dr. Natalie Diaz and Rosa Peña, MSW (SPANISH)

Dr Gilbert Hosts: Introduction to Telemedicine with Dr Jason Aldred

Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Advanced PD & COVID-19 with Dr. Pravin Khemani

APDA Q&A on COVID-19 with Dr. Rebecca Gilbert & Leslie A. Chambers

Let’s Keep Moving With APDA: Fitness-Focused Advice and Q&A


Let’s Keep Moving With APDA: Fitness-Focused Advice and Q&A


Let’s Keep Moving With APDA: Maintaining Momentum

Let’s Keep Moving With APDA: Optimal Dose of Exercise

Let’s Keep Moving With APDA: PD Exercise Fundamentals

Let’s Keep Moving With APDA: Physical Therapy & Exercise

Let’s Keep Moving With APDA: Movement & Occupational Therapy Hosted by Teresa Baker, PT, DPT, With Special Guest Maura O’Keeffe, MA, OTR/L

Let’s Keep Moving With APDA:  Movement & Speech Hosted by Tim Nordahl, PT, DPT With Special Guest: Lisa Sommers

Let’s Keep Moving: Movement & Nutrition with Tami DeAngelis and Rachel Reynolds

Let’s Keep Moving With APDA: Evidence-Based Treatment to Improve Balance

Let’s Keep Moving With APDA: Assessing balance with a Physical Therapist

Let’s Keep Moving With APDA: The impact of PD on balance

Let’s Keep Moving with APDA: Expert Panel Discussion on Exercise & Physical Activity in the “New Normal”

Let’s Keep Moving – Exercise Intensity: How Hard to Work and Why it Matters

Let’s Keep Moving with APDA: Demystifying the Numbers: The Science Behind 10,000 Steps & 150 minutes

Let’s Keep Moving with APDA: What Does the Science say About Walking & Parkinson’s Disease?

Keep Moving with APDA: Setting up for Success at Home – Creating an Exercise-Friendly Area

APDA Let’s Keep Moving: Be Active at Home: Exercise tips for people with PD

APDA Let’s Keep Moving: How to Stay Motivated for Physical Activity with Social Distancing

Spotlight On Parkinson's Webinar Series

Spotlight On Parkinson’s Webinar Series

Conversando Sobre Los Tratamientos Para La Enfermedad de Parkinson

Innovations in OFF Therapy: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

Searching for Ways to Stop Disease Progression: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

Accessing the Treatments You Need: Spotlight On Living Your Best Life

Lo Que Usted Puede Hacer Ahora: Viviendo Con La Enfermedad de Parkinson

Keeping Your Mind and Body Healthy: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

Roadmap to the Future: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

Spotlight on Keeping Up with Treatment Concerns

What’s New In Brain Health: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

What’s New in PD Treatment: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

Feeling Good Every Day: Spotlight on Dyskinesia and OFF

Opening the Door to New Treatments: Spotlight on Clinical Trials

Getting Motivated to Move: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

Managing Your Symptoms: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

Healthy Minds, Addressing Your Mental Health: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

What To Do When Your Medications Stop Working: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

The ABC’s of DBS: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

Enhancing Communications About OFF: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

Understanding Dyskinesia: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

Communication and Intimacy: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

Living Well Everyday: Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

APDA Virtual Research Roundtable

2021 APDA Virtual Research Roundtable

2018 APDA West Coast Educational Forum Videos


2018 APDA West Coast Educational Forum – Irvine, CA


Presentation – Good Night: Sleep and Parkinson’s Disease


Parkinson’s Disease: What the Future Holds

Melita T. Petrossian, MD, Pacific Neuroscience Institute, Santa Monica, CA


2017 APDA West Coast Educational Forum Videos


2017 West Coast Forum – Anaheim, CA


Presentation – Exercise in Parkinson’s Disease: Road to Wellness

Teresa Ellis, PT, PhD, NCS, Boston University, Boston, MA


Support to video tape and archive the West Coast Forum educational videos generously provided by Sunovion


Presentation – Movement Disorder Program

Echo Tan, MD, Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, CA


Support to video tape and archive the West Coast Forum educational videos generously provided by Sunovion


Presentation – Advances in Parkinson’s Disease

Natalie Diaz, MD, Harbor – UCLA Medical Center, West Carson, CA


Support to video tape and archive the West Coast Forum educational videos generously provided by Sunovion


Presentation – Parkinson’s Disease: the Changing Landscape

Ian Bledsoe, MD, University of California, San Francisco, CA


Support to video tape and archive the West Coast Forum educational videos generously provided by Sunovion


Presentation: Genes and the Environment

Beate Ritz, MD, PhD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA


Support to video tape and archive the West Coast Forum educational videos generously provided by Sunovion

Houston Area Parkinson Society (HAPS) Videos


Houston Area Parkinson Society (HAPS) 2017 Summer Lecture Series


Presentation:  Why Meditate?

Stanley Merrill


Presentation:  What is Music Therapy?

Virginia B. Gray, MT-BC


Presentation:  Sleep Issues in Parkinson’s disease

Dr. Toby Yaltho, Methodist Sugar Kand Neurology Associates, Parkinson’s disease & Movement Disorders Specialist (MDS), Board certified in Neurology & Sleep Medicine


Presentation:  Yoga Hope for Parkinson’s disease

Jiji Arcilla, RYT