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5th World Parkinson Congress

Are you interested in attending the World Parkinson’s Congress in Kyoto, Japan next year? Would you like to attend workshops and learn up-to-date research data and treatment options? There are people around the world ready to help you safely & comfortably travel. Melissa Rehm, KY/USA, is proud to be a WPC2019 Delegate Leader and help anyone that’s interested in traveling there.

The award winning World Parkinson Coalition, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing an international forum for the latest scientific discoveries, medical practices, and care initiatives related to Parkinson's Disease. By bringing physicians, scientists, allied health professionals, care partners, and most uniquely, People with Parkinson's (PwP's) together, it is their hope to create a worldwide dialogue that will help expedite the discovery of a cure and best treatment practices for this devastating disease until a cure is found.

The WPC2019 will be held in Kyoto, Japan on June 4-7, 2019. Send an email to to learn more.

Virtual Smile Through Art Workshop

Members of our Never Give Up support group will be offered free art classes, instructed by Saba Shahid of The Art Cart!

The workshops are developed to spread smiles through creativity and movement. The SMILE acronym- ‘Seize’ Your Day, Make Positive ‘Memories’, ‘Inspire’ Yourself and Others, ‘Live’ Well with Parkinson’s, and Promote a Healthy ‘Environment’. Visit their website at for more information.

The Virtual Smile Through Art Workshop (TM) has limited seating. Send an email to to receive a materials list and instructions on how to phone into the webinar!

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month (USA)

U.S. Senate and Local Governments Recognize April as Parkinson's Awareness Month. On Tuesday April 25, the United States Senate formally declared April 2017 Parkinson's Awareness Month, bringing attention to the disease and the needs of patients.

April 11th is World Parkinson’s Day

World Parkinson's Day is supported by the European Parkinson's Disease Association. The aim of Parkinson's Awareness Day is to raise awareness of Parkinson's disease, promoting a greater understanding of this condition and how it can affect a person.

Parkinson’s Awareness Week (U.K.) is April 9th - 15th

Parkinson's Awareness Week is an annual opportunity to come together and raise awareness of Parkinson's across the UK.

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