other Parkinson events

2 Reminders: September support group meeting & Partners in Parkinson’s event

September support group meeting: When: Saturday, September 27, 10:00 am – 12 noon Where:  Sunrise at Fair Oaks,  3rd floor, 3750 Joseph Siewick Dr, Fairfax. Click here to view location on a map Speaker Jennifer Robinson will talk about how massage therapy can benefit people living with Parkinsons. For more information about Jennifer, please click […]

Join Fair Oaks Folks and Walk Off Parkinson’s this Sunday, September 14!

Walk Off Parkinson’s is this coming Sunday morning at National’s Park! Our team, Fair Oaks Folks, is 17 strong and the team has raised $1011 of a $1200 team goal. We’re doing great. I invite anyone who’d like to participate in this exciting fund-raising/awareness-raising event to join Fair Oaks Folks to walk off PD, attend […]

September events

Hi Everyone! Another big turn-out for our meeting last Saturday with over 30 people attending, including a few people visiting us for the first time. Lynne Haddon from Right at Home talked to us all about their Parkinson’s training program for the caregivers and visited with the caregivers as well. If you have any questions […]

Join Team Fair Oaks Folks at Walk Off Parkinson’s – 9/14/14

Walk Off Parkinson’s will be held at Nationals Park on Sunday, September 14,  2014.  The doors open for registration at 8:30 (but the walk usually starts after 9:30). There is free parking in a lot adjacent to the Park.  You can chose to walk for all or part of the route or not participate in […]

August events

Hi Everyone! We had a great meeting on Saturday with 33 attendees and a great presentation from the ladies at Washington Speech. Lewis had worked with them and demonstrated some of the exercises. We were all impressed by how strong and LOUD his voice is now. I’m waiting to hear back from our speakers so […]

July events, June Speaker summary

Thank you to Lu for writing a summary of the speaker presentation at our June meeting! June Speaker Summary Speaker: Dr. Jessica Lehoist, D.O. Opening comments: • There are a lot of new drugs in the pipeline in the next year or two. • Recommends http://www.clinicaltrials.gov to see what clinical trials are going on and what’s being developed […]

June events

Announcements For Sale Bill 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 […]