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Parkinson's Events In and Around Orange County

Many events have been postponed or canceled due to the Corona Virus.  Check back often.  We will update information as soon as we have it.

Apr 1st

PMD Alliance Practicing Wellness to Build Resilience

Join Julia Alleyne, MD and Indu Subramanian MD to learn how to build resilience in the face of a pandemic, and what research tells us about the connection between resilience and physical health. 12:00-1:00 PDT. Learn More.

Apr 1st-3rd

2020 Insight Into Parkinson's Online Conference

This is the largest global online conference for people with Parkinson's. The conference features over 60 speakers including top doctors, physical therapists, researchers, occupational therapists, speech therapists and many inspiring people living well with Parkinson's.  The conference is free.   Learn More.

Apr 6th

Pain and  Parkinson's Online Conference 

The Davis Phinney Foundation is sponsoring this webinar with Dr. Janis Miyasaki, director of the Parkinson and Movement Disorder program at the University of Alberta. Chronic pain is common in people with Parkinson's.  Learn about the prevalence, causes and different treatments.    Learn More.

Apr 8th

PMD Alliance emPowered Live Stream Spotlight

This month's online Spotlight will be discussing the role of treatments in off periods. Treatments are changing all the time.  Find out  the latest information.  This month's meeting  will be from 12:00-1:00 PDT.  Learn More.

Apr 22nd

PMD Alliance Lunch with Docs- Lesser Known Symptoms

Lunch with Docs  is an interactive, online  discussion  with a Movement Disorder Specialist. This is a great time to ask questions and be part of the discussion. This month's meeting will discuss Biofeedback and will be from 12:00-1:00 PDT.  Learn More.

May 2nd

APDA Optimism Walk  at South Coast Botanic Garden

Registration is now open for the 2020 APDA Southern California Optimism Walk!   Join the APDA on May 2nd for an incredible day filled with inspiration, hope, and a great sense of community at the South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd Palos Verdes Peninsula. Check in begins at 8:00.  The walk begins at 9:00.  Online registration is highly recommended.  Learn More.

May 9th

Parkinson's Foundation Nationwide Virtual Walk

The annual Moving Day Walk has been turned into a virtual walk due to the COVID-19 virus.  Stay tuned for more details.

May 21st

Parkinson's and You   Huntington Beach

Join the Parkinson's and Movement Disorder program at Orange Coast Memorial to learn how to better control your symptoms and improve your quality of life. Orange Coast Memorial is home to many groups that help those with Parkinson's.  This is a great chance to learn all about them.  This event is free and is located at the Senior Center in Central Park, 3:00-4:30, 18041 Goldenwest in Huntington Beach.  Call (800) 636-6742 to register.  Learn More.

June 6th

SoCal Ride for Parkinson's   Irvine

The first SoCal Ride for Parkinson's was in 2018, started by retired school teacher, Bob Lear.  Bob's wife, Karen had been diagnosed with Parkinson's and he wanted a way to increase awareness and support research to find a cure for PD.  Just a couple of years later, riders come from all over Southern California and beyond to get some exercise, have some fun and support the Michael J. Fox Foundation. The day includes a walk/run, stationary bike riding, 12, 32, and 62 mile rides, face painting and a bounce house.  Volunteers are also needed.  Help Bob and his crew bring an end to Parkinson's.  The fun is happening at Kaiser Permanente at 6640 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA. Find more information or register here.

June 13th

Move 4U 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser

The Parkinson's and Movement Disorder Foundation is holding their annual 5K Walk/Run in Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley. Sign in is at 8:30 am with the race beginning at 10:00.  The day includes raffles, prizes and a special kids corner.  Bring the family out and enjoy the day.  Proceeds benefit the Parkinson and Movement Disorder Foundation.  The $20 registration includes a t-shirt and lunch.  Due to park regulations, registrations cannot be processed at the park.  Please register online here.