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Parkinson's Events In and Around O.C.

July 26th

PMDA Spotlight on Parkinson's Treatment- Arcadia

This half-day workshop will include: a seminar with a movement disorder physician, an interactive therapy or allied health session, and a highly interactive Q&A format focused on disease progression, treatments and support services. Participants leave with a greater understanding about the disease and the value and benefits of various therapeutic interventions that enhance life and vitality.  Learn more.

Aug 1st

Nutritionist Gina Cousineau to speak at the South County Support Group - Mission Viejo

Nutrition in Parkinson's is a hot topic right now.  Much of the research is showing that PD starts in the gut so how can we change our gut to optimize our health?  Nutritionist, Gina Cousineau, of Mama G's Lifestyle will be discussing the importance of healthy eating for a healthier life.   The South County PD Support Group meets from 4:00-6:00 at the Murray Center in Mission Viejo.  Learn more.

Aug 1st

SPEAK OUT!  Seminar - Fountain Valley

Join Stephanie Crail, a speech pathologist with MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center Outpatient Rehabilitation, to learn how the SPEAK OUT! voice therapy program for patients with Parkinson’s disease can strengthen speech and swallowing mechanisms while addressing cognitive changes.  Please register online. Learn more.

Aug 2nd

First Friday with Dr. Mindy Bixby

Dr. Bixby is moving her practice to San Diego but she is committed to continuing her involvement in the O.C. Parkinson's community.  Join her for a discussion on Parkinson's disease.  This is a great opportunity to ask questions.   Laguna Health and Wellness.  24351 Moulton Pkwy. Laguna Woods. 10:00-11:30.

Aug 8th

Mix and Mingle with a Mission-Parkinson's Disease

Join Lori Renaud and Acti-Kare for this fun night. Acti-Kare provides In-Home Senior Care Services in South Orange County, specializing in caring for people living with Parkinson’s Disease. Please join us at this special event for networking, resources, and support.  Pacific Hills Bistro, Banquet and Catering 23551 Moulton Laguna Hills.  Please RSVP by August 5th  by calling or texting  Lori at 949-636-2535 or email  Learn More.

Sept 13th

PMDA Spotlight on Research- Fullerton

Join PMDA in welcoming Dr. Hermanowicz, UCI Movement Disorder Specialist who will discuss medications in the pipeline and clinical trials.  Please register online for this event.  Learn More.

Sept 15th

LSVT  LOUD Seminar - Downey

This seminar includes a seminar with refreshments from 12:00-1:00 and then an interactive exercise session.  For people new to the LSVT Loud program as well as graduates of the program.  Learn more.

Sept 21st

Parkinson's Fall Prevention Seminar - Laguna Woods

Join the Parkinson's Association of Orange County and Claire McLean DPT and learn how to minimize the risk of falling.  Seating is limited so please email Sam Torres at or call him at 714-744-8024. The class if at the Regency Senior Living Community in Laguna Woods from  9:00-11:30  Learn more.

Dec 14th

Michael J Fox Foundation-Parkinson's IQ+You-Anaheim

The Fox Foundation is coming to Anaheim. This seminar will focus on understanding Parkinson's, managing care, participating in research and finding information on local resources.  You must register online.     Learn more.