Kaiser Comprehensive Movement Disorders Program, Sacramento
TOPIC: “Going Against the Grain: Changing Perceptions in PD Care”
Dr. Khandhar is returning to speak about some new thinking about treatments for Parkinson’s. He is one of our most knowledgeable speakers. Come with your questions. WHERE: Christ Church United Methodist, 1717 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa
Just south of Hoen Ave.
1. SCHOLARSHIP OFFERINGS: One of the purposes of PSGSC is to promote activities which benefit the Parkinson's Community. We are particularly committed to advocating for the wellness of people with Parkinson's (PWP). The PSGSC Board has extended our support to:
▪ LSVT-BIG, a movement therapy program. Designed for PWP and given by trained and certified professionals. PSGSC has set aside limited tuition scholarship funding. Please let us know if you are interested, and we can get the process started for you.
2. ON-GOING CLASSES Come join one of our classes:
▪ DANCE FOR PARKINSON'S - DAYS: First, Second and Fourth Thursday of each month TIME: 1:30-2:30 p.m.(Come early to get ready & stay for refreshments) PLACE: The Odd Fellows Hall (545 Pacific Ave. at Mendocino) Santa Rosa COST: Suggested Donation: $10 per class CONTACT: Nancy Wilson (707-888-5174) email@example.com
▪ PD SINGING CLASS DAYS: First & Third Friday of each month TIME: 10:00-11:00 a.m. PLACE: The Odd Fellows Hall (545 Pacific Ave./Mendocino) Santa Rosa COST: Suggested Donation: $5 per class CONTACT: Steve DeLap (707) 694-2051 firstname.lastname@example.org
3. YMCA: New: GROUP EXERCISE FOR PWP: Nicole Martinovich presenting.
4. IMPORTANCE OF VOLUNTEERING: Helping one another when we support PSGSC
and our endeavors. See “Volunteer Opportunities” Board at Meeting.
5. PANC CONFERENCE: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2019
8:30 am to 2:30 pm., Sacramento.PSGSC will pay your $25 ticket.
Carpool arrangements. See Karen French
6. ON-GOING FUNDRAISERS:
▪ OLIVER'S MARKET: Will contribute 3% of your purchases to PSGSC every time you shop and present an Oliver’s Community eScrip Card. Applications are available at our meeting sign-in table. All you have to do is turn in the paper to Oliver's Market and they will give you a card.
▪ AMAZONSMILE: If ordering from Amazon, please consider signing up on AmazonSmile. A percentage of your purchase is contributed to PSGSC.
▪ TULIP PINS: The tulip is the symbol for PD. We have tulip pins selling for $5. Available at our meetings.
7. DONATION JAR : We pass a Donation Jar at our general meetings. The donations help PSGSC pay for our meeting rental, storage space and mailing address at the church, plus speaker stipends, copying of materials, dance/singing classes, scholarships, etc. We have no dues or membership fees. Thank you for your monthly donations!
Check our Library for new books/materials/clinical trials and info/DVDs of past speakers. Ask for Being Mortal by Atul Gawande to join the conversation about important life choices. Please return your checked out books when you are finished.
9. NEXT MEETING: November 2, 2019 — (1st Saturday)
SPEAKER: Dr. Phillip Grob TOPIC: “Relevance of Cannabis to Parkinson’s Disease” Dr. Grob is in private practice in Santa Rosa. He works with Creekside Behavioral Health, Sonoma County Mental Health & West County Health Services.
8. WEBSITE: PSGSC has a website parkinsonsonomacounty.org
There you will find our Mission Statement, Board Meeting Minutes, Meeting Announcements, calendars, resources & events. Take a look!!
Nancy Wilson, 2019 President/Chair PSGSC