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.


Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Q&A Sessions with Experts


Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Q&A Sessions with Experts


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


LLet’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

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