Young-onset Parkinson’s disease: the challenges and treatment options

Resources & Tools

Author: Parkinson's Life editorsPublished: 14 June 2017

Parkinson's LifePrep: Parkinson's LifeCook: Parkinson's LifeServes:

MJFF Third Thursday webinar YOPD

This month’s free webinar from the Michael J Fox Foundation will discuss the challenges and treatment of young-onset Parkinson’s disease


On Thursday 15 June at 12:00 EST the Michael J Fox Foundation will be broadcasting the latest episode in their Third Thursday webinar series.

In this hour-long seminar, broadcasting journalist Dave Iverson will be joined by a panel of patients and clinicians, to discuss the challenges and treatment options for people with young-onset Parkinson’s disease.

Young-onset Parkinson’s is rare and only affects around 5–10% of those living with the condition. Despite experiencing similar symptoms to older people, those under 50 often face unique challenges and can think about taking different approaches to treatment.

It’s free to join the live webinar, just register here up to 15 minutes before the start time of 12:00 EST on 15 June. Listeners can submit their own questions to the panel while the discussion is happening in real time. And if you can’t make it for the live broadcast, catch the recording in the library archive here or on YouTube.


Listen back: How to combat sleeping problems caused by Parkinson’s

Urinary problems in Parkinson’s disease

Go Back

Share this story

Comments


Related articles


Jessica Mann

Interviews

Jessica Mann: writing with Parkinson’s

We talk to the British author about living with Parkinson’s for two decad

READ MORE
IMGP9694

Global update

Australian campaigners get moving for Parkinson’s

Thousands in Australia get set for one of the biggest events of the year

READ MORE
Heavy metal concert

Perspectives

Judas Priest guitarist opens up about Parkinson’s diagnosis

The heavy metal guitarist released a message on social media

READ MORE