Saturday October 12, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM EDT
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DoubleTree Richmond-Midlothian
(formerly Holiday Inn Koger Center)
1021 Koger Center Blvd
Richmond, VA 23235

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Kathy Morton
APDA Richmond Metro Chapter
(804) 261-5201

Confirmed Exhibitors

  • APDA Information & Referral Center at UVA
  • APDA Raffle Table - Richmond Metro Chapter
  • Beth Sholom Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic
  • CareAdvantage
  • Circle Center Adult Day Services
  • HealthSouth
  • Karl Robb - A Soft Voice in a Noisy World
  • Medtronic
  • Parkinson's Disease Research, Education & Clinical Center (PADRECC) at McGuire VAMC
  • Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF)
  • Riverside PACE
  • UCB
  • VCU Occupational Therapy  - Assistive Devices
  • VCU Parkinsons & Movement Disorders Center
  • VCU Pharmacy - Medication Logs

2013 Richmond Parkinson's Disease Community Education Day 

Saturday, October 12, 2013
DoubleTree Richmond-Midlothian
(formerly Holiday Inn Koger Conference Center)

1021 Koger Center Blvd, Richmond, VA 23235

Annual conference for patients and families impacted by Parkinson's Disease, offering educational presentations, breakout sessions, exhibits & networking. 


8:00 - 9:00 AM -- Registration & Browse exhibits
                             Continental breakfast available

8:15 - 8:45 AM -- Optional Pre-Conference
Overview of Parkinson's Disease & Treatment
                             Binit B. Shaw, M.D., Movement Disorder Specialist, University of Virginia

9:00 - 9:15 AM -- Welcome
                             Kathy H. Morton, President, Richmond Metro Chapter APDA
                             Madaline B. Harrison, M.D., Director, APDA I&R Center,
                             University of Virginia

9:15 - 10:05 AM -- Living with PD: The Importance of Positive Emotions
Janet Edmunson, M.Ed
                               Speaker & Author of Finding Meaning with Charles

10:05 - 10:20 AM -- Break
                                  Browse Exhibits - Opportunity to Purchase Raffle Tickets

10:20 - 11:10 AM -- Medication Use in PD:  A Pharmacist's Perspective
Emily Peron, PharmD, MS, BCPS, FASCP
                                 Assistant Professor, Dept of Pharmacotherapy & Outcome Science at
                                 VCU School of Pharmacy

11:10 - 11:20 AM -- Exercise/Stretch Break
                                Annette Hyde, E-RYT 200, RYT 500

11:20 - 12:10 PM -- APDA National Young Onset Center:
                                It's Not Just for Youngsters Anymore
Julie Sacks, LCSW; Director, APDA National Young Onset Center

12:10 - 1:30 PM -- Lunch & Raffle Winners Drawn

1:30 - 2:20 PM -- Not Dementia:  Common Cognitive Changes
Paul Short, PhD, Neuropsychologist,"The Parkinson Coach™"

2:20 - 2:35 PM -- Break & Transition to Break Out Sessions
Afternoon refreshments

2:35 - 3:25 PM --  New this year!
                              Break Out Sessions & Final Remarks
(select one)
A.  Young & Early Onset Issues - Julie Sacks & Paul Short
                              B.  Caregiver/Care Partner Challenges - Janet Edmunson
                              C.  Breathe, Move, Relax (movement activity) - Annette Hyde
                                  Volunteers will be available to assist those with PD who may need it during this
                                  session to allow for caregivers/care partners to attend their breakout.

Register Now!

Our registration limit is close to being full.

If you are unable to register because the conference has filled, please call
Kathy Morton to be added to the waitlist
(804) 261-5201

Cancellation Policy:

If you need to cancel and require a refund, please contact us as soon as possible. 
Refunds will be granted until Monday, October 7, 2013.

Registration Fee Assistance:
Please contact us for more information about scholarships to assist with registration fees.

Staying overnight?

DoubleTree (formerly Holiday Inn)
1021 Koger Center Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23235

Rooms are available for $92 + 13% tax
October 11-13, 2013

Contact the Front Desk for Reservations directly at (804) 379-3800 or book online

Ask for group code "PAR"

This conference is sponsored by:

2013 PD Community Day host logos - APDA, PADRECC, UVA, VCU


Educational funding was received from: