February 2018


Author: Parkinson's Life editorsPublished: 24 January 2018

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Dancing for Parkinson’s, Florida, US

Enjoy this special dance show featuring the Xtreme Dance Studio and soloists from Orlando Ballet. Guests can purchase a ticket by making a donation through the fundraising page. The event will take place at the Trinity Preparatory School at 19:00 EST


Tap and Kitchen, Northamptonshire, UK

To help reach his £100,000 target, Parkinson’s campaigner Tim Daber will be holding an official fundraising launch party at Northamptonshire restaurant Tap and Kitchen. Tickets are available for a suggested minimum £30 donation – guests will enjoy drinks, canapes and a charity auction.


PD Warrior Level 2 Workshop, London, UK

Learn how to improve function, quality of life and long term exercise behaviour on this course designed by healthcare professionals. The workshop is ideal for those working with people living with Parkinson’s.


Know More. Live More. Parkinson’s Educational Summit: Fresno, California, US

Listen to a variety of speakers including Parkinson’s specialists, patient advocates, vendors and more. The event is open to all those who have a connection to Parkinson’s disease.


Valentine’s Dinner Dance, New York, US

Join the Parkinson’s Foundation, West New York Chapter for their annual Valentine’s Dinner Dance. The night will gather like-minded people and include food, music and dancing at Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant.


Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson’s Disease, Webinar

As part of the Michael J Fox Foundation’s Third Thursday webinar series the organisation will be replaying a popular podcast discussing how to manage mental health.

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Dr Abdul Qayyum Rana Parkinson’s Lecture Series, Karachi and Islamabad, Pakistan

Canadian neurologist Dr Abdul Qayyum Rana is giving a lecture at the Pakistan Parkinson’s Society in Karachi on the 15 February and at the Shifa International Hospital in Islamabad on the 16 February.


Time Out for Carepartners Workshop, Nanaimo, Canada

A special workshop focusing on those caring for a partner with Parkinson’s, tickets for non-member couples cost CAD $45.


Expert Briefing: Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis: Hallucinations, Delusions & Paranoia, Webinar

Join Professor Christopher Goetz for a free webinar on psychotic behaviours amongst those living with Parkinson’s. The webinar will also provide treatment strategies for mitigating and eliminating Parkinson’s disease.

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