Parkinson Association of the Rockies



A Toast of Hope 
Thriving with Parkinson's Disease & Essential Tremor 
There is still time to RSVP for A Toast of Hope! Join us on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at The Wildlife Experience as we bring in the new year with discussions on how to thrive with PD and ET. 
Arrive early and receive free admission to all of The Wildlife Experience exhibits, then sit back and enjoy a discussion with Maureen Hopkins, owner of Altitunes, on the use of music therapy in relation to movement disorders. We will then hear from local experts - Monique Giroux, MD; Adam Hebb, MD; Avi Kurtz, MD; Steve Ojemann, MD and David VanSickle, MD, as they provide updates on Parkinson's and Essential Tremor therapeutic options. Brad Carter; musician, actor and ET patient; will close the program with a lively performance and his personal DBS story.  


EVENT INFORMATION                    Thanks to our Sponsor 
Thursday, January 23 
1:00 - 4:00 pm 
The Wildlife Experience 
10035 S Peoria St. Parker, CO 
Cost is FREE. Seating is limited, registration required                 
Register today: (303) 830-1839 or email.. 
In This Issue
A Toast of Hope
Research In the News
Global Community Conference
Announcements & Reminders

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Parkinson's Research in the News
Global Community Conference on Parkinson's Disease
Beyond the Limits
Early Registration Date Extended to January 31!
We have extended our early registration date to January 31, 2014 and hope that you will join us in beautiful Keystone, Colorado on March 2-4. 

Top 5 Reasons to Attend:

1. Don't miss your chance to gain a better understanding of what happens as Parkinson's disease progresses.  This unique, one time only conference brings together a highly distinguished group of doctors and researchers who are working to find the causes and the cure for PD.  These experts will share their knowledge about current science and discoveries in ways you can understand and provide information you can use now.


 2. This may change your life!  Learn new techniques to manage living with the changes brought on by PD.   


 3. Is your care partner worried and exhausted?  Find out how care partners can best help those living with PD and what's important for their own well-being.


4. Do you have questions that are sensitive in nature that you have been hesitant to ask your doctor? Attend a forum where you can anonymously ask those questions and receive the experts' answers.


 5. Great information can come from meeting others living with PD.  Learn from their experiences and share yours.


 Register Today! Click here (or on logo above) for details and to register


For questions call (303) 830-1839 or email 

Special thanks to our Presenting Sponsor 


Click here for information on available Sponsorship Opportunities

Announcements & Reminders

LSVT Global Symposium

Attend an interactive symposium on speech disorders and speech treatment.

When: January 11, 2014 from 12:30pm-2:30pm

Where: Univeristy of Colorado at Boulder

Click here for more information.


NEW Brookdale CarePartner Support Group

A new care partner support group has started in Greenwood Village. The next meeting will be January 18 from 10:00am - noon. Meetings will be held at the Heritage Club Greenwood Village, 6450 S. Boston Street, Building A. Please RSVP to Wendy Sousa at (303) 268-8042.


NEW Time for Boulder Caregivers Support Group

The caregivers support group has changed the meeting time to 2:00pm on the 2nd Thursday of the month. The first meeting will be this Thursday, January 9th at the Homewatch CareGivers Boulder office.


NEW Date & Time for Broomfield Rhythm & Grace class

Dance classes held at the Dance Arts Studio in Broomfield will now be held on Thursdays from 2:00pm - 3:00pm.


NEW Time for Aspen Rhythm & Grace class  

Starting Wednesday, January 8 the Rhythm & Grace class at the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet will be run as 10 week sessions and will start at 10:30am.


Loveland Dance Class - Movin' With Parkinson's

Next session begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 and will be held at the Studio West - Loveland, 645 Denver Ave., Loveland.


Yoga, Tai Chi & Movement for People with Parkinson's Class

New class in Boulder includes yoga, Tai Chi and other exercises designed for people with Parkinson's. Classes run Thursday, January 9 to March 13 at 11:30am at the VIDA yoga studio. Contact Wendy Christ for more information at (631) 754 - 4812 or by email.  


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