Executive Director Debbie Guyer was recently featured on the Sunday morning show “We’re Having a Senior Moment” on KTRS 550. To hear a replay of the interview, visit http://www.ktrs.com/having-a-senior-moment/ and click on the audio file from June 18, 2017 at the bottom of the page.
APDA Webinar- Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease: Living Well Every Day: Stacey Zawacki, a registered dietitian, and Lisa Sommers, a speech pathologist, will present during the next national webinar on Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 PM CST. To learn more visit the Featured Announcements section at www.apdaparkinson.org. Closings: The American Parkinson Disease Association Resource Center […]
Follow the link to see the story by Art Holliday on KSDK about the live-streaming exercise now available from our chapter: http://www.ksdk.com/news/health/local-parkinsons-organization-uses-technology-to-become-trail-blazer/432057869
A segment on tandem bicycling and its effects on people with Parkinson’s was recently featured on NBC Nightly News. If you would like to read the full story, click here to see the article on the NBC Nightly News webpage.
The American Parkinson Disease Association- Greater St. Louis Chapter is grateful to have such amazing support group and exercise class leaders! Two of our support group leaders, Jack Strosnider (South County Support Group) and Carol Weber (Washington Support Group) were each recently profiled by local media for the amazing work they are doing in their […]
Cocktails and Conversation, the APDA-Greater St. Louis Chapter’s most recent fundraiser, was featured in the St. Louis Business Journal. Follow this link to read the article.
Seniors Count is a community initiative focused on educating people in St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County about gaps in coverage affecting older adults in our area and their ability to live independently as they age. One of their major focus areas right now is Proposition S, which will be on the […]
It is with great sadness that I let you know that Dr. Morvarid Karimi died May 21, 2016, at 1:35 pm. She was in the hospital with a ruptured aneurysm for the last 3 weeks and had been gradually improving. On the morning of the 21st she had another major brain hemorrhage and died early that afternoon […]
The American Parkinson Disease Association helps fund research that could lead to new therapies to slow or stop progression of Parkinson’s disease. Read more about a recent breakthrough from the lab of J. Timothy Greenamyre, M.D., Ph.D. at The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine here.
Executive Director Debbie Guyer was interviewed by Art Holliday from KSDK for a story on the impact that a celebrity like Muhammad Ali has on the Parkinson’s community. View the segment from the evening news here.