Parkinson's Meetings and Events 2023

 

In our November 2022 meeting the Support Group selected the topics for the new year. We intend to address these topics as closely as possible. The topics are:                         1)Diet -  2)Traveling with PD-   3) Sleep –   4) Loss of Motivation-                                       5) Cognitive Issues-     6) Mental Health-  7) Reducing Stress-   *                                          8) Alternative therapy-   9) Neuropathy-    10) Orthopedist Issues

                             * STRIKETHROUGH WITH AN ASTERISK INDICATES CLASS COMPLETED 

 

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.                2023 Monthly Speakers and Topics

 

 

6 January 2023  Sandra Jones         Topic- "STRESS"

Sandra is an  Adjunct Professor from the Psychology Department MTSU.  She spoke about the much requested topic of "Stress". She answered numerous questions and filled our meeting time with excellant ideas about how to address stress. She also distributed a handout that is filled with great suggestions.

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February 2023   Davis Phinney "SLEEP"

 

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4 March 2023  Saturday Parkinson's Foundation Symposium

           For more information or to register click on the link below

              Tennessee and Kentucky Chapter Parkinson's Symposium | Parkinson's Foundation

                                     NEED MAXIMUM PARTICIPATION IF WE WANT FUTURE SUPPORT LIKE THIS

The Parkinson's Foundation will sponsor a Parkinson's Symposium in Murfreesboro for the first time ever. We are excited that they have chosen Murfreesboro to expand resources for our city and our surrounding area. We will not have our regular first Friday of the month Support Group Meeting and are asking all of our members to register and participate in this event instead. We encourage everyone in the Parkinson's Community of our local area to come and support this event.

This is a community event open to any family effected by Parkinson's. 

The event will be held on Saturday 4 March from 9am to 12:30 at the Fellowship United Methodist Church on Highway 99 New Salem Road. The event is free and will feature guest speakers who will address topics of interest to the Parkinson's community. Registration is required to adequately prepare for food and seating.                          

           9 -10 am Breakfast and vendor displays

          10am-12:30 Speakers

 

 

 

 

14 April 2023  TBD

5 May 2023  Dr Britt Stone  Neurology Vanderbilt

Dr Stone will speak on Integrative Medicine and Parkinson's Disease

 

2 June 2023   TBA

7 July 2023  Patriotic Party

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