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Weekly Announcements: April 15-21

Tai Chi Update: Chair Side Tai Chi classes will resume on Friday, April 21st.

New Exercise Classes: We have a number of new exercise classes available! Visit to view the classes, learn more about them and sign up.

MJFF Third Thursday Webinar-Urinary Problems in Parkinson’s Disease: The Michael J. Fox Foundation is featuring a panel to discuss how and why PD causes urinary problems, and how to manage them on Thursday, April 20 at 11 am. Visit for more info.

Live Streaming Story on KSDK: Art Holliday from KSDK featured our live-streamed exercise classes on KSDK on April 17. Visit to view the archived story.

Optimism Walk Registration Now Open: We have almost 100 participants and 15 teams signed up for our Optimism Walk! Keep encouraging your friends and family to sign up for the walk on June 10, 2017 at Maryville University! Come to walk or visit with others with PD; many walking distances are available, ranging from ¾ of a mile to a 5k. Visit to register.

APDA Webinar-Spotlight on Movement Function: Coping with ON/OFF Periods: Lisa Shulman of University of Maryland School of Medicine will present during the next national webinar on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 PM CST.  To learn more visit the Featured Announcements section at

2017 Calendar:

Sunday, April 23, 2017:  PEP Meeting Nutrition and Its Impact on Parkinson Disease with Dr. Heather Zwickey at The Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur.

Monday, May 15, 2017: 19th Annual American Parkinson Disease Association Golf Classic in Memory of Jack Buck at Algonquin Golf Club in Glendale, MO.  Reservations are required. Cocktail and dinner tickets are still available.

Saturday, June 10, 2017: American Parkinson Disease Association Optimism Walk at Maryville University; a new event for the whole family! Reservations are required.

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