The Hawaii Chapter of the National Parkinson's Foundation (NPF) is a non-profit volunteer group comprised of people with Parkinson's disease, caregivers, family members, health care professionals, educators and leaders in the business community. The Hawaii Parkinson Association was established in 1996...
Moving Day Hawaii
Moving Day Hawaii at Kaka'ako Park
Moving Day Hawaii is the National Parkinson Foundation of Hawaii's annual fundraising walk event and will be held on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds. Join us to raise awareness about Parkinson's disease and funds to support the National Parkinson Foundation Hawaii Chapter. The event features an easy 3K walk, and a special Movement Pavilion featuring ongoing activities and therapy for Parkinson's patients to enjoy throughout the event. Register today at www.movingdayhawaii.org.
What is Parkinson's disease?
Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive neurological disease that causes the brain cells controlling movement to die without being replaced. The most noticeable symptoms of Parkinson's include slowness of movement, tremor, rigidity and difficulty with posture and balance. Parkinson's disease is the second most common neurological disease in the country...
Treatment Options for Parkinson Disease
5:00 -7:00 PM
Waikiki Elks Lodge 616
2933 Kalakaua Ave,
The featured speaker is Bill Marks MD
Dr. William Marks, a specialist in epilepsy and movement disorders, has extensive experience in treating Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. He earned a medical degree at Johns Hopkins University and completed a residency and a fellowship in neurology at UCSF Medical Center. He currently is medical director of the UCSF Center for the Surgical Treatment of Movement Disorders. At the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in San Francisco, he is director of the Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center and the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.