Sarah Mulukutla MD MPHis a board-certified neurologist with a passion for mind-body medicine. She has been a pioneer at the American Academy of Neurology promoting Integrative Health and is the founder of their Integrative Neurology Section.
Hacking the Parkinson’s Brain with Meditation
Meditation has many health benefits, but for people with Parkinson’s disease, learning to control one’s inner dialogue can have profound impact on motor symptoms. This talk will give an overview of current research looking at the impact of meditation on the brain networks involved in Parkinson’s disease and provide tips for adopting a meditation practice.
Tuesday, September 20th 7 PM via Zoom
We will be having an in-person meeting. at the New Canaan YMCA at 7pm. This is a meeting to come together to share topics of interest for people with PD and Care Partners.
The Parkinson’s Foundation had a program called "PD Health at Home" on their Mindfulness Monday programs where Dr. Taylor Rush presented the "7 Pillars of Mindfulness" Each week we will include one of the "7 Pillars"
The APDA Connecticut Chapter is pleased to offer a Financial Support Program that provides financial assistance to people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their families. Approved applicants will be granted up to $300 once per calendar year (January-December). Funds may be used for programs, services and/or activities designed to improve quality of life.
Drug repurposing for PD - does it work? Tuesday, September 13, 2022 11AM - 12PM EDT
Dr. Stott is the Director of Research at Cure Parkinson's. The organization is an international supporter of both lab- and clinic-based research on disease modification in Parkinson's. Originally from New Zealand, Simon has over 15 years of experience in the field of Parkinson's research - in both the academic and biotech industry sector. He has been involved in lab-based research as well as clinical studies, with a number of scientific publications. He also maintains the 'Science of Parkinson's' website, which attempts to explain in plain English the research currently being conducted on Parkinson's.
This intervention is a physical activity coaching program designed for people with early/mid stage PD to improve physical activity engagement. It includes 1-3 one-to-one coaching sessions with a licensed physical or occupational therapist over a 3-month period. Read more...
A randomized control trial pilot study to improve self-management of physical activity routines in adults with early-stage Parkinson’s Disease Read more...
Personalized results for the individual assessments that were done at the Westport/Weston YMCA will be coming soon..