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Parkinson's Events In and Around O.C.

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 samtorres@sbcglobal.net 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.

Sept 21st

Understanding PD and its Therapeutic Approach - Hoag Irvine

The complex nature of Parkinson’s disease can seem daunting. Presented by Dr. Sandeep Thakkar, this course will offer an understanding of the disease pathology, progression and how therapy has been improved with longer acting extended medications.  Hoag Hospital Irvine Auditorium, 16200 Sand Canyon,  Irvine. 6 p.m. Please register online.  Learn more.

Oct 3rd

The Medical Store Costa Mesa Visits South County Support Group in Mission Viejo

In October, the ladies from The Medical Store in Costa Mesa will be discussing and demonstrating many assistive devices to help you around the home and even in the car.  Like usual, we will talk about tips and tricks to help you with P.D. We will also have a visit from PEP4U.  You don't want to miss the meeting.  Everyone is welcome.  The meeting is at the Norman Murray Senior Center, 24932 Veteran's Way in Mission Viejo from 4:00-6:00 p.m.  Learn more.

Oct 15th

Parkinson's and its Newest Therapy-Hoag Tustin

Parkinson’s disease has long been limited by its medical therapies, however this course will entail a drastic change into how we can treat Parkinson’s disease.  Hoag Health Center Tustin 15000 Kensington Park Dr. Tustin.  Please register online.  Learn more.

Oct 27th

PEP4U  5th Annual Gala

Join PEP4U for their 5th Anniversary Gala to support the Parkinson's Exercise Program for You (PEP4U) established in 2014 and growing fast.  The Gala is from 5:00-8:00 pm at Crestavilla  30111 Niguel Rd in Laguna Niguel.  There will be gourmet food, drinks and live entertainment.  Tickets are $50 per person at the door.  For more information or to purchase tickets in advance contact PEP4U.

Nov 9th

Tremor:  How to Shake the Shakes  UCLA Loma Linda

UCLA movement-disorders specialists will discuss treatment options, including medicines, surgery (deep brain stimulation) and noninvasive therapies, to cope with tremors. Beginning this fall, UCLA will be the only facility in the Southwest offering MR Guided Focused Ultrasound for the treatment of essential tremor and tremor-dominant PD. If you have avoided DBS surgery, you may have an interest in this incision-less, internal hardware-less procedure. Drs. Pouratian and Bari will talk about this new option.  Towne Place Suites by Marriott 10336 Richardson Street Loma Linda, CA 92354. Registration is at 9:00.  Presentation is 9:30-12:00.  Please RSVP 310-571-5741 or ucla.tremor@gmail.com.  Learn More.

Nov 9th

Parkinson's Foundation OC Mix and Mingle

A cocktail hour featuring mixology demonstrations and a silent auction benefiting the Parkinson's Foundation. Tickets are $50 or $75 and include food and bar.  6:30-9:00  Hotel Irvine Red Bar Tavern, 17900 Jamboree Rd., Irvine.  Learn More.

Nov 21st

Understanding PD and its Therapeutic Approach - Hoag Newport Beach

The complex nature of Parkinson’s disease can seem daunting. Presented by Dr. Saulena Shafer, this course will offer an understanding of the disease pathology, progression and how therapy has been improved with longer acting extended medications.  Hoag Hospital, 3900 West Coast Hwy,  Newport Beach. 6 p.m. Please register online.  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.