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Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 01, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 08, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 15, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Detached from recurrence

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 15, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 29, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, July 06, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, July 13, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Week until July 14, 2017

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Every Week until November 1, 2017

A PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S AND THEIR FAMILIES


This 5-week series, provided in partnership between The Michigan Parkinson Foundation and MidMichigan Health, provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.


TIME: 11:00 am – 1:00pm
(light lunches provided)


WHERE: Area on Aging Region 7
Multi Purpose Room 1615 S Euclid Ave Bay City, MI 48706


October 4 Introduction: What is Parkinson's Disease and Managing Medications
Presented by:
Kara J. Wyant, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan


October 11 The Role of Rehab Therapy and Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s
Presented by: Sam Penkala, OTRL
Michael Runstrom
MidMichigan Health


October 18 Speech and Swallowing issues
Presented by: Cindy E. Ruble, Speech Pathologist


October 25 Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Presented by:
Kelvin Chou, University of Michigan STIM
Kelvin Chou, MD, FAAN
Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program


November 1 Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety
Presented by: Katherine Dollard, Psy.D., L.P.
Director, Behavioral Health
MidMichigan Health


A boxed lunch will be provided. We ask that you pre-register as space is limited.

To register, call 248-433-1011

LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Every Week until November 1, 2017

A PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S AND THEIR FAMILIES


This 5-week series, provided in partnership between The Michigan Parkinson Foundation and MidMichigan Health, provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.


TIME: 11:00 am – 1:00pm
(light lunches provided)


WHERE: Area on Aging Region 7
Multi Purpose Room 1615 S Euclid Ave Bay City, MI 48706


October 4 Introduction: What is Parkinson's Disease and Managing Medications
Presented by:
Kara J. Wyant, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan


October 11 The Role of Rehab Therapy and Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s
Presented by: Sam Penkala, OTRL
Michael Runstrom
MidMichigan Health


October 18 Speech and Swallowing issues
Presented by: Cindy E. Ruble, Speech Pathologist


October 25 Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Presented by:
Kelvin Chou, University of Michigan STIM
Kelvin Chou, MD, FAAN
Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program


November 1 Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety
Presented by: Katherine Dollard, Psy.D., L.P.
Director, Behavioral Health
MidMichigan Health


A boxed lunch will be provided. We ask that you pre-register as space is limited.

To register, call 248-433-1011

LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Every Week until November 1, 2017

A PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S AND THEIR FAMILIES


This 5-week series, provided in partnership between The Michigan Parkinson Foundation and MidMichigan Health, provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.


TIME: 11:00 am – 1:00pm
(light lunches provided)


WHERE: Area on Aging Region 7
Multi Purpose Room 1615 S Euclid Ave Bay City, MI 48706


October 4 Introduction: What is Parkinson's Disease and Managing Medications
Presented by:
Kara J. Wyant, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan


October 11 The Role of Rehab Therapy and Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s
Presented by: Sam Penkala, OTRL
Michael Runstrom
MidMichigan Health


October 18 Speech and Swallowing issues
Presented by: Cindy E. Ruble, Speech Pathologist


October 25 Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Presented by:
Kelvin Chou, University of Michigan STIM
Kelvin Chou, MD, FAAN
Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program


November 1 Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety
Presented by: Katherine Dollard, Psy.D., L.P.
Director, Behavioral Health
MidMichigan Health


A boxed lunch will be provided. We ask that you pre-register as space is limited.

To register, call 248-433-1011

Lewy Body Dimentias, October 18

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Join Us for the:
2nd Annual Rinne LBD Initiative Community Presentation

Featuring a presentation by:

James Leverenz, MD
Director, Cleveland Lou Ruvo
Center for Brain Health

Joseph Hahn, MD
Endowed Chair of the Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Located at:
Huron Woods Assisted Living Facility in the Towsley Health Building
Lower Level Cafeteria
5361 McAuley Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48106

This presentation is open to the public, and there is no cost to attend.
Please contact Renee Gadwa with questions and to register:
rgadwa@med.umich.edu
734-764-5137

LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Every Week until November 1, 2017

A PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S AND THEIR FAMILIES


This 5-week series, provided in partnership between The Michigan Parkinson Foundation and MidMichigan Health, provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.


TIME: 11:00 am – 1:00pm
(light lunches provided)


WHERE: Area on Aging Region 7
Multi Purpose Room 1615 S Euclid Ave Bay City, MI 48706


October 4 Introduction: What is Parkinson's Disease and Managing Medications
Presented by:
Kara J. Wyant, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan


October 11 The Role of Rehab Therapy and Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s
Presented by: Sam Penkala, OTRL
Michael Runstrom
MidMichigan Health


October 18 Speech and Swallowing issues
Presented by: Cindy E. Ruble, Speech Pathologist


October 25 Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Presented by:
Kelvin Chou, University of Michigan STIM
Kelvin Chou, MD, FAAN
Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program


November 1 Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety
Presented by: Katherine Dollard, Psy.D., L.P.
Director, Behavioral Health
MidMichigan Health


A boxed lunch will be provided. We ask that you pre-register as space is limited.

To register, call 248-433-1011

LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Every Week until November 1, 2017

A PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S AND THEIR FAMILIES


This 5-week series, provided in partnership between The Michigan Parkinson Foundation and MidMichigan Health, provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.


TIME: 11:00 am – 1:00pm
(light lunches provided)


WHERE: Area on Aging Region 7
Multi Purpose Room 1615 S Euclid Ave Bay City, MI 48706


October 4 Introduction: What is Parkinson's Disease and Managing Medications
Presented by:
Kara J. Wyant, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan


October 11 The Role of Rehab Therapy and Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s
Presented by: Sam Penkala, OTRL
Michael Runstrom
MidMichigan Health


October 18 Speech and Swallowing issues
Presented by: Cindy E. Ruble, Speech Pathologist


October 25 Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Presented by:
Kelvin Chou, University of Michigan STIM
Kelvin Chou, MD, FAAN
Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program


November 1 Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety
Presented by: Katherine Dollard, Psy.D., L.P.
Director, Behavioral Health
MidMichigan Health


A boxed lunch will be provided. We ask that you pre-register as space is limited.

To register, call 248-433-1011

DUOPA, A Treatment Option for Advanced PD November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017 1:30 pm
This event does not repeat

Continuing the Journey
A Treatment Option for Advanced Parkinson's Disease

Presented by:
Shnehal Patel, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic Foudnation

A patient will join to share their experiences with Duopa

Hosted in conjunction with the Michigan Parkinson's Foundation

Date&Time:
Friday, November 10, 2017
Program Begins: 1:30 pm (lunch provided)

Location:
Kelloff Hotel & Conference Ctr, MSU
219 S Harrison Road
East Lansing, Michigan

Please RSVP by:
November 7,2017
877-261-5230
or
https://abbvie.meintl.com/rsvp.aspx?ProgramID=NAA04-DU07-17

 

Orientation to Parkinson’s Disease

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This event does not repeat
Newly diagnosed? Join us for a 2-hour program to learn what Parkinson’s disease is
and what resources are available. Family members are welcome.
 
 Presented by: Deborah Orloff, MPH, BSN, RN
 Expert in the treatment and management of Parkinson’s disease
 
WHEN: Tuesday, November 28, 2017
 
TIME: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
WHERE:
Michigan Parkinson Foundation
30400 Telegraph Road, Suite 150
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
 
NOTE: Enter Building via EAST LOBBY
 
FEE: No Charge
 
PRE-REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY,
AS ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED.
PLEASE CONTACT MPF AT (248) 433-1011 OR 1-800-852-9781

Grosse Pointe Farms: Live Your Best Life with Parkinson’s Disease

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 2:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Learn how to Improve or maintain your quality of life while living with Parkinson’s.

Join us for a two part series at the Services for Older Citizens in Grosse Pointe Farms.

Services for Older Citizens
158 Ridge Road
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

*April 18, 2018 at 2pm

“The Role of Rehabilitation therapy in Managing Parkinson’s disease" presented by Keith Finley, LPTA, MBA, and Maribeth Saylor, OTR. The program will explore the role of the rehabilitation therapies in prevention of problems a person with Parkinson's may experience related to mobility changes and in management of problems. Topics addressed will include gait, balance, tasks for daily living and the role of exercise in managing Parkinson’s symptoms.

*April 25, 2018 at 2pm

"Managing Anxiety and Depression Associated with Parkinson’s disease" presented by Daniel Stettner, LP, PhD, Licensed Psychologist with St. John Providence and Eastwood Community Clinic

Daniel Stettner, LP, PhD

This presentation will provide coping strategies of living with a chronic disease. It will address the stages of grief, managing anxiety, visualization, mindfulness, deep breathing, and recognizing the signs of depression and the benefits of exercise in combatting depression. It will also discuss pharmacological options.

These programs are free of charge, however we ask that you pre-register as space is limited.
Call 248-433-1011 to register.

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Live Your Best Life with Parkinson’s Disease

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 2:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Learn how to Improve or maintain your quality of life while living with Parkinson’s.

Join us for a two part series at the Services for Older Citizens in Grosse Pointe Farms.

Services for Older Citizens
158 Ridge Road
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

April 18, 2018 at 2pm

“The Role of Rehabilitation therapy in Managing Parkinson’s disease" presented by Keith Finley, LPTA, MBA, and Maribeth Saylor, OTR. The program will explore the role of the rehabilitation therapies in prevention of problems a person with Parkinson's may experience related to mobility changes and in management of problems. Topics addressed will include gait, balance, tasks for daily living and the role of exercise in managing Parkinson’s symptoms.

April 25, 2018 at 2pm

"Managing Anxiety and Depression Associated with Parkinson’s disease" presented by Daniel Stettner, LP, PhD, Licensed Psychologist with St. John Providence and Eastwood Community Clinic

Daniel Stettner, LP, PhD

This presentation will provide coping strategies of living with a chronic disease. It will address the stages of grief, managing anxiety, visualization, mindfulness, deep breathing, and recognizing the signs of depression and the benefits of exercise in combatting depression. It will also discuss pharmacological options.

These programs are free of charge, however we ask that you pre-register as space is limited.
Call 248-433-1011 to register.

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MPF's 2018 Symposium on Treating and Managing Parkinson's Disease

Friday, June 08, 2018 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
This event does not repeat

?Register Here

Detroit Marriott Troy, MI
8:30am until 4:30pm

Symposium on Treating and Managing Parkinson’s disease

Three track program for:

1. Health care providers
2. Mid to late stage PD
3. Young onset PD

 

Program Agenda:

SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS (SELECT ONE WORKSHOP PER SESSION):

8:30am Session (A or B)

Workshop A: Overview of Parkinson's and Treatment Options (CME offered for Health Care Providers)

Workshop B: Dealing with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease (YOPD)

9:30am General Session (For all Audiences)

Non-Motor symptoms of Parkinson's (CME offered for Health Care Providers)

10:15am Session (A or B)

Workshop A: Managing Dyskinesia and Motor Fluctuations: When Is It Time to Think About DBS? (CME offered for Health Care Providers)

Workshop B: Managing Medications

11:15am General Session (For all Audiences)

Exercise Prescription - Delaying Disease Progression in Parkinson's Disease (CME offered for Health Care Providers)

1:30pm Session (A, B, or C)

Workshop A: Care & Treatment of Late Stage Parkinson's Disease (CME offered for Health Care Providers)

Workshop B: Learn Techniques for Exercise in Your Home - For gait, balance, stamina, mobility (chair exercises, how to use weights and do cardio)

Workshop C: Driving and Parkinson's

2:30pm Session (A, B, or C)

Workshop A: Psychiatric Issues (CME offered for Health Care Providers)

Workshop B: Managing Activities of Daily Living

Workshop C: Legal Issues YOPD Could Face - Employer and Employee's Rights; Rights with Disability w Q&A

3:30pm Session (A or B)

Workshop A: The Role of Speech Therapy in Managing Communication Problems, Swallowing Issues, and Drooling (CME offered for Health Care Providers)

Workshop B: Duopa - A Treatment Option for Late Stage Parkinson's; When is it appropriate?

?Register Here

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Our Location

30400 Telegraph Road, Suite 150
Bingham Farms, MI 48025

Contact us

(248) 433-1011
Toll Free: (800) 852-9781
Email Us
Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Our Partners

World Parkinson Coalition

Alliance of Independent Regional Parkinson Organizations