Saturday, October 27, 2012

The Parkinson's Forecast for November, Anchorage and Environs

Hello Mr. and Mrs. Parkinson's and all ships at sea! Here is your PD update for the festive but crepuscular month of November...

The 12th of November will kick off the PD events calendar with a new edition of the telehealth conference at 1:00 p.m.  The speaker: Dr. Daniel Burdick on "Caregiving to the caregivers". Telehealth interactive seminars take place at Providence hospital in their oncology building off Piper st. Go to the second floor walk down the lonnnnnnnng hall that stretches South from the cafe and look for room 2401 pretty much at the end of the hall on your right.

Off and On is excited to report on the following special report: Parkinson’s Disease: An Update, a talk to be given by Ali Samii, MD. Movement Disorder Specialist, Professor of Neurology and Adjunct Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington and the VA.  Dr. Samii will speak in Anchorage Tuesday, Nov. 13. There will be a 12:30 p.m. Registration followed by the talk from 1:00 p.m. -2:30 p.m. The program will be held at the Sheraton Anchorage, 401 East 6th Avenue Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-8700. Parking and Box Lunches will be provided. Please RSVP to 1-877-229-4532 ext 1035776

Our regular support group meeting will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, 3:30 on the fifth floor of the Anchorage Pioneer home in the West lounge, topic TBA.

Don't forget, every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m, there is a class teaching Dance for People with PD at the Alaska Dance Theater building, 550 E 33rd Ave in Anchorage, from one until two in the afternoon. 

 The Anchorage Parkinson's Disease Support group, "We've got your disease!" 

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