Caregiver Help Webinar Series

Parkinson Support Center is pleased to present the Caregiver Help Webinar Series. This 8 month webinar series incorporates humor and real-life caregiving stories into difficult topics such as caregiver anger, guilt, depression and grief. Based on her own experience of caring for family elders, Caregiver Speaker Elaine K Sanchez, developed a…

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Shaking Up Awareness – Essential Tremors

My head started shaking at 11. I was diagnosed with Essential Tremors (ET) at 13; I am now 25. Growing up with ET has not been the easiest journey to say the least. Simple activities like eating, studying, dressing and watching TV have become strenuous and painful. My tremors, which…

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Feet to the Fire Writer’s Workshop

Feet to the Fire Writers’ Workshops is happy to be able to offer a 6-week workshop at the Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana, beginning on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. Designed to engage members in  cognitive-rich prompted writing exercises each week, Feet to the Fire offers a perfect learning opportunity to…

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Feet to the Fire Writers Workshop

Web Info Links https://www.feettothefirewriters.com/for-seniors https://www.facebook.com/onfirewriters/ Join Us for a Stroll Down Memory Lane Feet to the Fire Writers’ Workshops® offers a place to belong in a circle of writers.  Through weekly motivation by a skilled writing instructor, you will “find your feet” and be able to share with others in an…

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The Parkinson’s Buddy Program

What is the Buddy Program: The Buddy Program is an educational program that pairs first-year medical students with people diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.   Buddies are  matched for one calendar year, and are asked to meet for approximately 2-3 hours a month. The program aims to: Educate medical students on Parkinson’s…

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Tony Garrett – Evansville

Tony began having tremors in his 20’s.  He had his suspicions but didn’t secure a diagnosis until more than a decade later — Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease, or YOPD.  Tony and his family had so many questions but even after multiple trips to Vanderbilt University hoping for answers, Vanderbilt could…

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Duopa: Continuing the Journey – July 18, 2018

Duopa: Continuing the Journey DUOPA (carbidopa and levodopa) enteral suspension is a prescription medicine used for treatment of advanced Parkinson’s disease. DUOPA contains two medicines carbidopa and levodopa. The program is intended for patients and caregivers. PROGRAM FLYER Wednesday July 18, 2018 Program and Dinner 6:00 PM Coals Artisan Pizza…

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