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By and for people with Parkinson's disease

November 2022 Newsletter

November Ask the Experts Round Table on Caregiving for PD: Navigating Your Options and Planning for the Future with Speakers: Janet Thompson, Veronica Sibley, & Janelle Reinelt, PD Active Member. In this interactive round table, we will discuss planning for future caregiving needs on
Date: Saturday, November 12
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm PT


October 2022 Newsletter

PD Active Annual Picnic
Enjoy great Company * Connect with old friends * Meet new members!
Date: October 23, 2022
Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm
Location: Live Oak Park Picnic Area by the Berkeley Arts Center, 1275 Walnut St, Berkeley
Family and friends are welcome.


July 2022 Newsletter

Research assistants from Helen Bronte-Stewart’s Human Motor Control and Neuromodulation Lab, Stanford University will discuss the field of Parkinson’s research and on going clinical trials on
Date: Tuesday, August 9
Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm PT


June 2022 Newsletter

Dave Iverson was 59 when he was diagnosed with PD and a few years later he decided to move back home to care for his 95-year-old mother, Adelaide. Winter Stars is the story of the ten-year journey that followed.
Date: Saturday, June 11
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm PT


May 2022 Newsletter

Dr. Donna White Carey will interview PD Active Member Deborah Whittle about Parkinson’s disease in the African American community. They will discuss why there are disparities in diagnosis and treatment, and resources for living well with PD on
Date: Thursday, May 5
Time: 6:30pm PT


March 2022 Newsletter

Dr. Salima Brillman, a board-certified neurologist with a fellowship in movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease, is interested in the motor and non-motor aspects of movement disorders. She will speak to us about Movement Problems in PD: Understanding Dyskinesia & Gait, & How to Treat Them on
Date: Saturday, March 12
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm PST.


February 2022 Newsletter

Dr. Soania Mathur, diagnosed with PD at age 27, is a renowned expert on living well with PD. This Forum will be held in a “fireside chat” format discussing questions submitted by attendees on
Date: Saturday, February 12
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm PST.