MARCH WELLNESS SERIES
THE IMPORTANCE OF GETTING
A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP
February 16, 2017 4:00-5:30 PM
Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension, nOH
Join us to hear Sarah Jones, MPA MS, Executive Director, Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance discuss hypotension in PD and answer questions you might have.
Do you think you know much about nOH? You may not know how it relates to your Parkinson’s and mistreatment or lack of treatment can be dangerous. Common in mid- and late-stage PD, low blood http://www.mindanews.com/buy-inderal/ pressure (orthostatic hypotension or OH) can cause loss of balance, fainting or falling. It can cause headaches and difficulty thinking-or no symptoms at all! Both PD and the medications used to treat it can cause this condition. It’s important that we understand what it is and how to keep it from negatively affecting our quality of life.
January 19, 2017 4:00-5:30 PM
In January, Dr. Farley will kick-off the Wellness Series with an overview of our PWR! mission and how the PWR!Gym is changing healthcare paradigms for people with PD. Learn why wellness is an essential part of our PWR!4LIFE model and how the management of non-motor symptoms can help you get more out of exercise and life! Learn how to manage some of these non-motor symptoms from members of our PWR!Gym team. PWR! Staff will share our plans to bring you MORE resources in 2017. This is a free public talk open to all individuals with PD, care partners, family members, and medical professionals.
NUTRITION AND PD SYMPTOMS 4-5 PM
Vanessa Leschak will be presenting a lecture on what foods help best with Parkinson’s symptoms. We will have some delicious treats to sample with recipes that are quick and easy to make. You will not want to miss this presentation. This is a public event at the PWR!Gym open to all individuals with PD, care partners, family members, and medical professionals.
Our Series is limited to available space. If you would cheap effexor online like to attend, please register today. If you need to have a change of plans and are unable to make it, please contact the gym at 591-5346 and let us know. We will call the next available person on the Waitlist and offer them the available seat. Thank you!
Want the documents and hand outs from the last Wellness Series,
please visit our Wellness Series Page and we will be making them available after the event.
Documents & Handouts from Series
Please note that some of the wellness series do not have materials available to download. The handout availability depends on the topic and permissions of presenter. Thank you!
Hot Topics in Research, February 15th, 2018
Drs. Becky Farley and Nate McMullen
Speech, Swallowing and Cognition in Parkinson, September 21st, 2017
Janet Hawley, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist, University of Arizona professor
Medical Marijuana and Followup, August and October, 2017
Kathy Inman and Adriana Tysenn
Followup by Dr. Becky Farley
- Cannabis Legalization and the Intended Consequences
- Understanding Cannabis 2017
- For information on methods of consumption please visit SVMMJCC.COM
- We thank Dr. Benzi Kluger for allowing us to present his video at our followup discussion. https://vimeo.com/221356207
The Importance of Getting a Good Nights Sleep, Thurs, March 16, 2017
- New York Times, Getting Older, Sleeping Less, Jane E. Brody. 1/2017
- Suggested Reading: OPTIMAL HEALTH WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE –MONIQUE L. GIROUX, MD, Therapies for Non-Motor Symptoms, Chapter: SLEEP PROBLEMS page 249
- Suggested Assessments: SCOPA - Scale for Sleep