Meetings

DATE/TIME

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

LOCATION

We have resumed in-person meetings, simultaneous with Zoom.

DIRECTIONS

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

2022 SCHEDULE

The Top Ten Mistakes Made in Estate Planning

  • June 26, 2022
  • Speaker: Andrew M Loudon, Attorney at Law
  • Sheldon Lutheran Church, 6955 Old Cheney Rd, and Zoom

Healthy Parkinson’s Communities

  • January 24, 2022
  • Speaker: Gabriella Dimotsantos, Davis Phinney Foundation
  • Zoom

Side Effects of PD Medication, and Complementary and Alternative Medications

  • February 28, 2022
  • Speaker: Dr Ally, College of Pharmacy, UNMC
  • Zoom

Caring, Hoping, and Community Resources

  • March 27, 2022
  • Speaker: Erin Neal, Home Care Assistance of Lincoln
  • Zoom

Taiji for strength, balance, and suppleness

  • April 24, 2022
  • Speaker: Dr Gary Yuen, UNL
  • Zoom and Sheldon Lutheran Church, 6955 Old Cheney Road

UNMC’s Lewy Body Dementia Program

  • May 22, 2022
  • Speaker: Julie Pavelka, UNMC
  • Sheldon Lutheran Church, 6955 Old Cheney Rd, and Zoom

 

2021 SCHEDULE

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
  • Missed the meeting? Watch it here. Zoom Video

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
    • Missed the meeting? Watch it here. Zoom Video

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

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
  • Missed the meeting? Watch it here. Zoom Video

Driving Safety

  • October 24, 2021
  • Speaker: Lisa Anderson, Madonna Therapy Plus
  • Zoom
  • Missed the meeting? Watch it here. Zoom Video

Rock Steady Boxing

  • Date: November 28,  2021
  • Speaker: Ryan Mohling, Lincoln Parks and Recreatio
  • Zoom

 

SCHEDULE 2021

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
  • Missed the meeting? Watch it here. Zoom Video

Help in the Home

  • Date: November 22, 2020
  • Speaker: Karla Frese, M.S. CDP, with Home Care Partners
  • Room:  Zoom
  • Missed the meeting? Watch it here. Zoom Video

No Meeting in December

 

Schedule 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.