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For Sale

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acorn-chair-liftBill and Julie have a Brooks brand stair lift for sale. Brooks stair lifts have slimline motors that provide a steady start/stop action. Padded seat and backrest. Easy to use controls. Five safety sensors stop the lift automatically if any obstruction is encountered. Only for straight staircase. Bought for $2750 1 year ago. Seat swivels means no twisting the body to get on or off lift. Includes two remote controls. Seat, footrest and arms fold up when not in use. Cash only. You pick up.

For more information click here to send them an email.

New additions to resources section on website:

I’ve added some new information on the Exercise / Voice practice at home page in the Resources section, namely information about the Davis Phinney Foundation and a couple of interesting resources for keeping the voice strong and LOUD!

Partners in Parkinson’s Washington DCsave the date!

Sunday, October 12, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM (change of date from 10/11/14)
Partners in Parkinson’s is a free educational event for people with Parkinson’s and their families and will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. The program features presentations and panel discussions with local Parkinson’s specialists, research experts and patient panelists. It also includes a resource fair to connect attendees with local support groups, clinical sites, allied healthcare providers, and more.

For more information or to register, visit www.partnersinparkinsons.org .

June support group events

Evening Socials
1st & 3rd Wednesdays – June 4 & 18 at 6:00 pm

We meet at: Jason’s Deli 12955 Fair Lakes Shopping Center, Fairfax, VA 22033

Just an informal get together to connect with your support group friends. No need to RSVP, just drop in! Light meals, beverages and desserts are available.

Mall walking & coffee
every Friday at 10:30 am

At: Corner Bakery at Fair Oaks Mall
The idea is that you can walk before or after joining the group for coffee and a chat with your support group friends at Corner Bakery at 10:30 am. If you’re really feeling enthusiastic you can walk before AND after! No need to RSVP.

FYI – it’s .75 of a mile to walk around on one level, inside of the mall, including all the nooks and crannies.

Support group meeting
Saturday, June 28, 10:00 am – 12 noon

At: Sunrise at Fair Oaks, 3rd floor 3750 Joseph Siewick Dr, Fairfax VA 22033

Speaker/Topic: TBD

Upcoming meetings . . .
July 26 – Speakers: Kimberly McPhee and Jennifer Katzen from Washington Speech
Topic: LSVT/LOUD program
August 23 – TBD
September 27 – TBD

Fairfax City PD Support Group

Monday, June 9, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
no meetings in July & August
At: Green Acres Community Center, Room 112 (click here for directions).
Contact: Karl & Angela Robb
Fairfax City PD Support Group
home phone: 703-277-9666 email: angela.robb@cox.net

PFNCA Events

Save the Date! Sunday September 14, 2014 – Walk for Parkinson’s
For the latest information about PFNCA events check out www.ParkinsonFoundation.org.
Annual symposium in Falls Church was on March 1. If you weren’t able to attend, they usually post the slides from the presentations on the PFNCA website. Click here to view slides from previous symposiums.

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