Meetings

DATE/TIME

Usually 4th Sunday of each month
2:00–4:00 p.m.

LOCATION

We meet by Zoom until it’s safe to meet in person again.

DIRECTIONS

We send Zoom invitations to everybody on our mailing list. Write to Diane Kacvinsky to get on the list. kacvinskydiane@gmail.com

SCHEDULE

2021

Missed the meeting? Watch it here.

  • May 23, 2021: Zoom Video
  • Understanding Off-episodes and Dyskinesia in Parkinson’s Disease

 

Benefits of Singing for Parkinson’s Disease (Voice Practice: Rhythmic Movement, Breath Patterns, and Singing for Stability and Coordination)

  • September 26, 2021
  • Speaker: Anne Marie Pollard, UNL’s School of Theatre & Film
  • Zoom

TBA

  • October 24, 2021
  • Speaker: tba
  • Zoom

TBA

  • Date: November 28,  2021
  • Speaker: tba
  • Zoom

TBA

  • December 26, 2021
  • Speaker: tba
  • Zoom

Real Life Experiences with DBS

  • January 24, 2021
  • Speakers: Our members with DBS
  • Zoom

Assistive Devices

  • February 28, 2021
  • Speaker: Jina Mailander, OT, with Madonna
  •  Zoom

Bowel and Bladder Issues in PD

  • March 28, 2021
  • Speaker: Michelle Spicka, DPT, with Husker Rehabilitation and Wellness
  • Zoom

Managing the Return of Parkinson’s Symptoms with a Unique Inhaled Treatment

  • April 25, 2021
  • Speaker: Acorda Therapeutics
  • Zoom

Understanding Off-episodes and Dyskinesia in Parkinson’s Disease

  • May 23,  2021
  • Speaker: Dr John Puente for Adamas Pharmaceuticals
  • Zoom

Mindfulness

  • June 27, 2021
  • Speaker: Karla Jensen, Nebraska Wesleyan University
  • Zoom

Improving your Home

  • July 25, 2021
  • Karla Frese, of Home Health Care Partners. Turn your home into a “life-long” home with diy and professional improvements. Also assistive devices.
  • SCC’s Continuing Education Center, 285 S 68 St Place, room 325. Also on Zoom

Mask face, Drooling, and Swallowing

  • August 22,  2021
  • Sydney Carlson SLP, a speech pathologist with CHI Health
  • Zoom

2020

Dance for Parkinson’s

  • Date: January 26, 2020
  • Speaker: Ruth Davidson Hahn
  • Room:  Sheridan

DaTscan

  • Date: February 23, 2020
  • Speaker: Sharice Kucera, AMI

SPEAK OUT

  • Date: March 22, 2020 (postponed)
  • Speaker: Jessie Kohn, UNL Barkley Center
  • Room:  Sheridan

Driving Safety

  • Date: April 26, 2020
  • Speaker: Linda Stortz, Madonna Rehab
  • Room:  Sheridan

Madonna ProActive

  • Date: May 24, 2020
  • Speaker: Samantha Kelly, program director
  • Room:  Zoom

Palliative Care

  • Date: June 28, 2020
  • Speaker: Dr. Bob Bleicher. HoriSun Hospice
  • Room:  Zoom

SPEAK OUT

  • Date: July 26, 2020
  • Speaker: Jessie Kohn, UNL Barkley Center
  • Room:  Zo

Deep Brain Stimulation and Medtronic

  • Date: August 23, 2020
  • Speaker: Dr Martha Seier, UNMC
  • Room:  Zoom

Caring for your Loved Ones

  • Date: September 27, 2020
  • Speaker: Caregiver Education Group
  • Room:  Zoom

Medicinal Topics

  • Date: October 25, 2020
  • Speaker: Pharmacist, Dr Alli
  • Room:  Zoom

Help in the Home

  • Date: November 22, 2020
  • Speaker: Karla Frese, M.S. CDP, with Home Care Partners
  • Room:  Zoom

No Meeting in December

2019

Health and Fitness

  • Date: August 25, 2019
  • Speaker:  Ann Heydt
  • Room:  Sheridan

Medicare and Senior Scams

  • Date: September 22, 2019
  • Speaker:  Devorah Lanner from AARP
  • Room:  Sheridan

Medication Questions

  • Date: October 27, 2019
  • Speaker:  Dr. Ally, pharmacist
  • Room:  Sheridan

Considerations for Swallowing Interventions

  • Date: November 24, 2019
  • Speaker: Polly Ubben, Speech Pathologist
  • Room:  Sheridan

No Meeting in December

ONLINE SEMINARS

APDA, Nebraska Chapter Teleconferences

  • Date:  None scheduled
  • Topic:
  • Location:

Parkinson’s Disease Foundation Expert Briefings

Live and archived programs are available on the Web at
PDF Archive.