Parkinson Association of Northern California
PANC's Annual Education Conference 2017
"Into the Future"
PANC's 2017 annual event attracted over 700 individuals from throughout Northern California including people with Parkinsons, their carepartners and supporters, medical and fitness professionals, students, and many more.
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Evolution of Understanding PD-----Start at 6:45
Suketu Khandhar, MD provides an exquisite chronicle of how the medical world came to understand what we know as Parkinson's disease.
Invigorate!-----Start at 36.20
Christine Shade, DPT energizes the audience with movements you can do at home.
Road Map to the Future: Expert Panel-----Start at 45:52
Dr. Khandhar explores the present and the future of PD care with leading experts Kimberly Lanni, PhD; Erin Vestal, DPT; Ehsan Hadi, MD; Nick Thakur, MD and Renee Garner, CCC-SLP
AFTERNOON SESSION 1
Palliative Care: Planning for the Road Ahead-----Start at 1:00
Nathan Fairman, MD, PhD inspired us. Your life tells a story. Advance care planning helps you write the final chapters. There is a path for hope and knowledge of the road ahead.
Return of the Expert Panel-----Start at 34:00
Let's Dance-----Start at 1:11:33
Exercise break with Ruth Rosenberg and Dance for PD Team. Fun!
AFTERNOON SESSION 2
Research: Looking into the Future-----Start at 0:25
Norika Malhado-Chang, MD leads us to navigate the mass of sources of research information.
Addition in the Face of Subtraction: Building Community/Resilience through Dance----Start at 35:25
Inspirational speakers David Leventhal (Mark Morris Dance for PD) and David Iverson (film producer) explore how dance and the arts can foster an empowering, life-affirming community for people with Parkinson's and their families. Learn how to find a path forward in the face of challenge.
About the association
The Parkinson Association of Northern California (PANC) is an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with Parkinson's, their families, and care partners throughout our region.