SUMMARY OF NPF HAWAII STRATEGIC PLANNING MEETING
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Register for Moving Day Hawaii, to be held
Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds
|9:00 am||Registration Opens|
|10:00 am||3k Walk Starts|
|11:00 am||Entertainment and Prizes|
|12:00 pm||Event Closes|
National Parkinson Foundation HawaiiThe 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® HawaiiMoving Day Hawaii will be held on Saturday, October 17th 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, a resource fair, food booths, a keiki zone with a bouncer and balloons, and ongoing activities such as hula and yoga for Parkinson's patients to enjoy throughout the event.
What is Parkinson's disease?
Is there a cure?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...
Your Brain Matters Video
Presented by Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience with Kore Kai Liow M.D.
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*MOVE IT- AN EXERCISE & MOVEMENT GUIDE FOR PARKINSON DISEASE is now available as an E-book.
Cost is $5.00 with portion of proceeds donated to Hawaii Parkinson Association. The E-book is available at www.parkinsonsmoveit.com
WHAT: An Opportunity to meet others with DBS, share experiences, learn new information on programming. Also, this could be an opportunity to initiate a monthly or quarterly DBS support group if there is interest. This is open to all even if you do not have DBS. Great opportunity to learn and ask questions!
Q & A with Dr Leo Maher (neurologist) and Kevin Lockette PT (DBS Clinical Specialist) from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Social hour/ Sharing 6:30 to 8:00PM
WHERE: Honolulu Elks – Waikiki (next to Outrigger Canoe Club)
Pupus and refreshments sponsored by Medtronic.
RSVP to Kevin Lockette at Kevin.email@example.com or (808) 228-0340
*UPCOMING LECTURE BY NEUROLOGIST MELVIN YEE MD ON "LATEST PARKINSON DISEASE TREATMENT OPTIONS"
RSVP by contacting info@Parkinsonshawaii.org or calling Kevin Lockette at 808 228-0340.
WHAT: Moving Day® is the National Parkinson Foundation Hawaii's annual fundraising walk/run event. It is a fun and inspiring fundraising event that unites families, friends and communities both large and small in the fight against Parkinson's disease. This celebration of movement will feature a family friendly walk course, a kids area, a caregivers relaxation tent and a special Movement Pavilion featuring yoga, dance, Tai Chi, Pilates, etc. all proven to help manage the symptoms of PD.
It will be 'A day to move, a day to move others, a day that moves YOU!'
Simply go to www.movingdayhawaii.org and register yourself as an individual or as a team captain.