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Practical Tips for Better Living with Parkinson’s Disease (Streaming)


Did you know that you can actively impact the course of Parkinson’s disease (PD)? What you do and what you know can positively affect the quality of life for you and the person living with PD.

Join neurologist Dean Sutherland, MD, Ph.D., and occupational therapist Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, for two engaging and
information-packed workshops.

This comprehensive Parkinson’s disease “toolkit” will leave you informed, inspired, and ready to practice your new skills for a better life with PD.

Workshop #1 with Dr. Sutherland:

  • Who gets Parkinson’s disease, and how is it diagnosed?
  • What are the signs and symptoms?
  • Medications and treatments that can offer relief
  • How exercise and support groups can help

Workshop #2 with Teepa Snow:

  • After the diagnosis: What you choose to do matters!
  • What helps, what hurts and what gets in the way?
  • Using rhythm and movement to overcome freezing and rigidity
  • Using visual and physical cues to guide and model care routines

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Part 1 – Chapter 1: Parkinson’s Disease: What You Need to Know
Length: 9 minutes

Part 1 – Chapter 2: How is Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosed?
Length: 5 minutes

Part 1 – Chapter 3: How Is Parkinson’s Disease Treated?
Length: 6 minutes

Part 1 – Chapter 4: Medications and Drug Interventions for Parkinson’s Disease
Length: 26 minutes

Part 1 – Chapter 5: What Is Parkinsonism?
Length: 13 minutes

Part 1 – Chapter 6: Who Gets Parkinson’s Disease?
Length: 6 minutes

Part 1 – Chapter 7: Dementia with Lewy Body
Length: 34 minutes

Part 1 – Chapter 8: Audience Questions and Answers
Length: 3 minutes

Part 2 – Chapter 1: Practical Tips to Overcoming Movement Challenges
Length: 22 minutes

Part 2 – Chapter 2: What Helps, What Hurts and What Gets in the Way
Length: 26 minutes

Part 2 – Chapter 3: Using Rhythm and Movement to Overcome Freezing & Rigidity
Length: 48 minutes

Part 2 – Chapter 4: Building Care Skills to Role-Model with Physical and Visual Cues
Length: 64 minutes

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