Upcoming Events

Caregiver Luncheon

Thursday, April 24
12pm-2pm
Sunrise of Lenexa

12-1pm: Speaker & Wellness Class
1-2pm: Luncheon

Our Caregiver Luncheon is generously sponsored by Sunrise of Lenexa. Please RSVP by Wed April 16 to Brittany Harris, 913.341.8828. Seating is limited. Our keynote speaker will be David Burkett LSCSW, The University of Kansas Hospital.

Moving Day Kick Off

Thursday, April 24
4:30pm-6:30pm
TEVA - 11100 Nall Avenue

Join us for a Kick Off to launch our 2014
Moving Day® Walk for Parkinson’s
Learn how to recruit team members,
raise funds and make a difference. This event is free, but registration is required - please call the office or email movingday@parkinsonheartland.org

Young Onset Support Group

Thursday, April 24
5:30pm
The BrewTop Pub & Patio
8614 N Boardwalk Ave
Kansas City, MO 64154

No registration required.

Moving Day Walk for Parkinson's

Saturday, June 14
8am-11am
Liberty Memorial

Moving Day is more than just a walk. It highlights “movement” and exercise as a symbol of hope and progress because of its essential role in treating PD. Form your team today!

Navigating a New World: Wellness Retreat for People Living with Parkinson’s and Their Care Partners

June 15-19
Berkshire Mountains, Massachusetts

Registration is now open for a wellness retreat at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains. This program (PD-201) is designed for patients who have been diagnosed for more than 3 years. To download a brochure with detailed info, please click here.

Upcoming Symposiums

KU: August 16
MU: August 23

Upcoming Webinars

FREE WEBINAR: Stem Cells for Parkinson's Disease: Fact or Fiction

Tuesday, April 22
Noon-1pm

Join the National Parkinson Foundation for a special webinar featuring guest speaker Mark A. Stacy, MD. Dr. Stacy will discuss the current state of stem cell therapies for Parkinson's disease and clarify the facts and fiction about this issue. The webinar is free, but pre-registration is required. Click here to register.

Dance for Parkinson's

Mondays
11am-12pm
NPF Heartland Office

Please note, we are now holding Dance for Parkinson's classes at the NPF Heartland office. Join us for Dance for Parkinson's, modeled after a national dance program designed to empower participants to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable, stimulating and creative!

For more information about the class, please click here.

Forever Young Choir

Mondays, 10-11am
Landon Center on Aging
3599 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160

Forever Young is a senior rock ensemble inspired by the documentary Young@Heart. Unlike many traditional senior choirs, Forever Young learns contemporary and classic rock songs that are unfamiliar to many members.Forever Young assists choir members in bridging the generation gap through music.

For more information about the class, please contact Myra Hyatt, Forever Young Coordinator, at 913.588.2365.

Videos

Do you wonder where your donations are going? Watch this video made by the National Parkinson Foundation Heartland.