Symposium News


Caring for the Care Partner Symposium


Saturday, November 11, 2017

8:30 am - 1:00pm


St. Joseph Medical Center

Community Center for Health and Education

1000 Carondelet Drive

Kansas City, MO


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Featured Speakers:


Dr. Stanley Fisher, M.D. Saint Luke's Marion Block

Neuroscience Institute will present

"What Every Family Should Know: Parkinson's Disease 101"


Debbie Hartzler, OTR, CAPS, LifeWise Renovations will present "Making Your Home a Lifetime Home"


Susan Rieger, LCSW will present

" Self-Care for the Care Partner"


Presenting Sponsor



Heatland Sponsor





University of Kansas Medical Center's Parkinson's Disease Symposium

Saturday, August 12, 2017


Presentation Videos

Update on Parkinson's Disease - Vibhash Sharma, M.D.

Dental Issues and Parkinson's Disease - Marsha Pyle, DDS, MEd

Managing Emotional and Behavioral Health in Parkinson's DiseaseKelsey SewellPh.D.

Exercise in Parkinson's Disease - Michelle R. Haub, MS, CCC-SLP

Driving and Parkinson's Disease - Hannes Devos, PT, PhD, DRS

If you are interested in the Driving Assessment Lab discussed at the symposium, please call (913) 945-9673 or email


Caring for the Caregiver Symposium - April 22, 2017


The Heartland Chapter and other care providers enjoyed a day of valuable information and fun!


Were you unable to attend? Wish you could share the infomation with a friend? We have you covered!


Parkinson's disease 101: Psychosis and Parkinson's Disease - Dr. Muhammad M. Nahatizadeh


Health Care Panel Discussion - Megan Lamb, Jeff David and Judy Zinn


When There Isn't Enough of Me to Go Around - Harold Ivan Smith


Building Self-Care into Caregiving - Seri Mortko



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