Upcoming Events

NPF Heartland Annual Meeting

Wednesday, August 13
5:30pm-6:30pm
NPF Heartland Office
8900 State Line Rd. Suite 120

All current members are invited to the NPF Heartland annual meeting which will include an overview of this year's accomplishments and election of new board members and officers.

RSVP required by Monday, August 4. 816.341.8828

8th Annual University of Kansas Medical Center's Parkinson's Disease Symposium

Saturday, August 16
8:00am-1:00pm
Overland Park Marriott
10800 Metcalf
Overland Park, KS 66210

Registration required. Learn More

Mid-Missouri Parkinson's Disease Patient and Caregiver Conference

Saturday, August 23
8:00am-1:30pm
Holiday Inn Executive Center
2200 I-70 Drive S.W.
Columbia, MO 65203

Registration required. Learn More

6th Annual Speedy PD Race for Parkinson's

Saturday, August 23
8:00am or 9:15am
Tuttle Creek State Park
5800 River Pond Rd
Manhattan KS 66502

Family friendly 5K and 10K Courses. Erika Wade, PA will give the Key Note Presentation Friday, August 22nd. Registration required. More race and contact information.

Deep Brain Stimulation Panel Presentation

Wednesday, August 27
4:00pm-5:00pm
NPF Heartland Office
8900 State Line Rd. Suite 120

DBS is a surgical procedure used to treat several disabling neurological symptoms for some individuals. Come and learn about the studies and status of clinical trials.

Presenters: Dr. Jules Nazzaro (Neurosurgeon, University of Kansas Medical Center), Dr. Kelly Lyons PhD (University of Kansas Medical Center), Steve LaFon (Medtronic, DBS recipient).

RSVP required. 816.341.8828

Upcoming Webinars

FREE WEBINAR:
Pain & Fatigue in PD

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Noon-1pm

Join the National Parkinson Foundation to learn about these often overlooked, yet common symptoms of Parkinson's disease and ways to minimize them. Presenter: Christopher W. Hess, MD. The webinar is free, but pre-registration is required. Register here.

 

Dance for Parkinson's

Mondays
11am-12pm
NPF Heartland Office

Please note, we are now holding Dance for Parkinson's classes at the NPF Heartland office. Join us for Dance for Parkinson's, modeled after a national dance program designed to empower participants to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable, stimulating and creative!

For more information about the class, please click here.

Forever Young Choir

Mondays, 10-11am
Landon Center on Aging
3599 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160

Forever Young is a senior rock ensemble inspired by the documentary Young@Heart. Unlike many traditional senior choirs, Forever Young learns contemporary and classic rock songs that are unfamiliar to many members.Forever Young assists choir members in bridging the generation gap through music.

For more information about the class, please contact Myra Hyatt, Forever Young Coordinator, at 913.588.2365.

Videos

Do you wonder where your donations are going? Watch this video made by the National Parkinson Foundation Heartland.