Thursday, April 24
Sunrise of Lenexa
12-1pm: Speaker & Wellness Class
Our Caregiver Luncheon is generously sponsored by Sunrise of Lenexa. Please RSVP by Wed April 16 to Brittany Harris, 913.341.8828. Seating is limited. Our keynote speaker will be David Burkett LSCSW, The University of Kansas Hospital.
Moving Day Kick Off
Thursday, April 24
TEVA - 11100 Nall Avenue
Join us for a Kick Off to launch our 2014
Moving Day® Walk for Parkinson’s
Learn how to recruit team members,
raise funds and make a difference. This event is free, but registration is required - please call the office or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Young Onset Support Group
Tuesday, April 29
The BrewTop Pub & Patio
8614 N Boardwalk Ave
Kansas City, MO 64154
No registration required.
Cocktails for the Cure
Wednesday, May 21
Tanner's in Lenexa
Join us at Cocktails for the Cure at Tanners in Lenexa on Wednesday, May 21 from 4-7pm. Buy a $5 raffle ticket for a chance to win a 42" TV! Live auction & prizes! A huge shout out to Right at Home for organizing this fundraiser - all proceeds will go to NPF Heartland. Click here to download a flyer. No registration required.
Moving Day Walk for Parkinson's
Saturday, June 14
Moving Day is more than just a walk. It highlights “movement” and exercise as a symbol of hope and progress because of its essential role in treating PD. Form your team today!
Navigating a New World: Wellness Retreat for People Living with Parkinson’s and Their Care Partners
Berkshire Mountains, Massachusetts
Registration is now open for a wellness retreat at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains. This program (PD-201) is designed for patients who have been diagnosed for more than 3 years. To download a brochure with detailed info, please click here.
KU: August 16
MU: August 23
FREE WEBINAR: Stem Cells for Parkinson's Disease: Fact or Fiction
Tuesday, April 22
Join the National Parkinson Foundation for a special webinar featuring guest speaker Mark A. Stacy, MD. Dr. Stacy will discuss the current state of stem cell therapies for Parkinson's disease and clarify the facts and fiction about this issue. The webinar is free, but pre-registration is required. Click here to register.
Dance for Parkinson's
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
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.
Do you wonder where your donations are going? Watch this video made by the National Parkinson Foundation Heartland.