speakers

Fair Oaks Support Group Update

Please note there will not be a Support Group meeting in December, due to the holidays. Our next meeting will be January 24th, 2015. We are working on getting a speaker, with more information to follow. At our November meeting, we were pleased to have Jared Cohen, CEO and President of PFNCA  present an interesting […]

Correction: November support group meeting reminder

When: Saturday, November 22, 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 We are pleased to announce our speaker will be Jared Cohen, President & CEO of Parkinson Foundation of the National Capitol Area. PFNCA was recently selected as […]

July speaker summary

Our BIG thanks to Lewis for not only organizing our speakers but writing this detailed summary for us all! The speakers were Kimberly McPhee and Jennifer Katzen from Washington Speech in Fairfax. Both are Certified Speech-Language Pathologists and Certified LSVT LOUD Clinicians. LSVT LOUD is a treatment program that was designed specifically for people with Parkinson’s […]

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 […]

January speaker summary: Dr. Shamim

The Fair Oaks Support Group met on January 25th. Our speaker was Dr. Ejaz Shamim, a neurologist and movement disorder specialist specializing in Parkinson’s and who also treats several members in our group. Dr. Shamim began by passing out a printed copy of a power point presentation for us to look at and refer to later. Rather than […]

October meeting summary & November Events

October Meeting Summary We had 36 people attending our October meeting! It was great to catch up with old friends and get acquainted with new ones. We were delighted that Sharon Talley could join us to talk about nutrition in relation to Parkinson’s. In her presentation, Parkinson’s Disease: What foods can you eat (or not […]