The day after a Parkinson Disease diagnosis can be a dynamic and stressful time for patients, caregivers, and their families. This post from the FoxFeed Blog offers a “roadmap” to help navigate the days immediately after a diagnosis.
The 2014 Southern Symposium produced a convergence of thought leaders from around the country to discuss and explore Parkinson Disease research and treatment initiatives. The Parkinson Association of Alabama is committed to collaboration with PD organizations as a mechanism to augment the holistic search for a cure and we appreciate our President, Ken Cater, fulfilling this commitment by serving on the planning committee for this ambitious event. Montgomery resident and Nurse Practitioner Terry Watkins attended the event and provided a great recap that we encourage everyone to read..
The Parkinson Association of Alabama (PAA) is pleased to introduce our new Executive Director, Mary T. Miller.
Mary T is a 1999 graduate of Samford University, with a BS in Biology. She worked for 10 years for Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, where she was the Director of Alumni. Her passion, skills, and experience will help the Parkinson Association of Alabama move forward in the research, fundraising and awareness activities we support.
In her free time, Mary T enjoys running and playing tennis, and is a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Birmingham. She has been married to Bud Miller for 13 years, and they have 2 children.
You can contact Mary T at 205-871-9941 or firstname.lastname@example.org
President. Parkinson Association of Alabama
Save the date Birmingham! Our annual “Taste for a Cure” fundraising event will be held on Thursday, April 23 at 6:30 PM. Join us at Old Car Heaven for another great evening of unique food, beer, and wine pairings conceived and prepared by an all-star team of local chefs including Chris Hastings. We’ll top off the evening with live and silent auctions so stay tuned for more details on this can’t miss event that benefits Parkinson disease research programs.
Stay tuned for our next event!
The Victory Summit
Join the Davis Phinney Foundation and our SC partners for a moving day of information and inspiration. The Victory Summit Symposium focuses on the actions people living with Parkinson’s can take today to improve their quality of life. Featuring researchers, clinicians and physical therapists in the field ofmovement disorders, The Victory Summit provides a range of tools and options that people with Parkinson’s can use to live well today.
This event is FREE of charge to all registered attendees. Register TODAY.
Details about additional athletic and cultural events hosted by the localParkinson’s community are also provided under the link below. Planned activities for Thursday,Friday and Saturday include a fun run, ballet for PD and more.
Check back soon to see upcoming events!