Saturday, October 12, 2013
(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
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.
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
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.
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:
Educational funding was received from: