July News from The NeuroCommunity Foundation

 

JULY NEWS from The NeuroCommunity Foundation

FEEL FREE TO CALL US: PHONE NUMBER: 818-745-5051

Visit our website to find all detailed information about educational events, speakers, support groups and more!  www.neurocommunity.org

REMEMBER: when you visit our website for information, KEEP SCROLLING down on each page to locate all website posts.  Several NEW articles may be posted under the same heading. The one you are looking for may not always be the first post!  Each listing below will have where, on our website, you may find detailed information, articles, etc. 

On the website:

WELLNESS : How to breath efficiently during our hot summer

CAREGIVING:  A MUST read for all caregivers. Takes only 20 seconds

STROKE   Stroke recovery-Tips for the Caregiver

MS:  Spanish  and English speaking MS Support groups in Tarzana . Additional MS Support groups.

TBI   Cognitive TBI Support group for Burbank; TBI research study at UCLA focus on children 

PD     Current research

BE INSPIRED:   How humor can be therapeutic for everyone

HELPFUL INFORMATION   Smart and Savvy Travel Tips; Where to donate Durable Medical Equipment for PD, MS, Stroke and TBI patients and families.

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS: CSUN interns and Music Mends Minds.

 NEW: PD Support Group in Lompoc- see PD Support Group listing.


 JULY 2017 SUPPORT GROUP LISTINGS  

CLICK ON THE ABOVE COLORED LINK TO be taken directly to the PD Support group listing for July

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GUEST SPEAKERS for JULY:   Click on the colored link below for detailed information about the speaker and topic!! 

Dr. Hutchman and Cortney Sadraie, “Non motor symptoms/ The right medication (WESTLAKE)

TARA TAMADDON MPH, RD-E Dietitian  “NUTRITION AND WELLNESS IN PD (STUDIO CITY)

 Understanding DUOPA :  Duopa medication system: The what, why and how. Speaker: Duopa RN Nurse and patient testimonial ( BURBANK and CAMARILLO)

Research Update by MJFox Foundation,    Jocelyn Scherr,MJF Foundation  (VENTURA)

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Telephone/ Webinar and Online PD Educational Events

For detailed information about the July webinars, please visit our website in the PD Educational Events section!

JULY TOPICS

PD TELEPHONE AT HOME : Speech and Swallowing

LSVT:   No webinar in July.

PD EXPERT BRIEFING: No webinar in July.

MJ Fox Webinar :  Drug Re-purposing: Testing a Drug Approved for One Disease for its Efficacy in Another

The NeuroCommunity Foundation is here for you:

For information about Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, support groups, wellness programs, education events, and local resources in northern Los Angeles County, Ventura County, Central Coast & Central Valley, click: contact us here  or call 818-745-5051 to speak with Jan D. Somers, Education Director, Parkinson & Movement Disorder Information Center, The NeuroCommunity Foundation.

The NeuroCommunity Foundation is a non-profit foundation. We provide support groups, educational conferences, resources, research updates/ clinical trials information and PD events in the SFV/Ventura/Central Coast/ Inland Empire.

 As we rely on donations to continue providing these services at no charge, if you would like to  support our efforts, you can donate with ease and security at our website or mail us your gift. Please make sure and note our website as a bookmark :www.neurocommunity.org 

 The NeuroCommunity Foundation is exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donors may deduct contributions to the foundation as provided in section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code.

 

 

 

 

 

 

June News and Support Groups

JUNE NEWS from The NeuroCommunity Foundation

FEEL FREE TO CALL US: PHONE NUMBER: 818-745-5051

Visit our website to find all detailed information about educational events, speakers, support groups and more!  www.neurocommunity.org

REMEMBER: when you visit our website for information, KEEP SCROLLING down on each page to locate all website posts.  Several NEW articles may be posted under the same heading. The one you are looking for may not always be the first post!  Each listing below will have where, on our website, you may find detailed information, articles, etc.   Scroll this entire page for all info, including PD Support Groups, etc.

ON THE WEBSITE:

WELLNESS: Pets can be an amazing Benefit for Seniors!!

HELPFUL INFORMATION:  New Resources:Transportation, Home Organization, Fall Prevention and more!

CAREGIVING: Tips for Regaining your Energy, Optimism and Hope

STROKE:  Healing your heart and your head improves stroke recovery

MS, PD, TBI and STROKE:  Music Therapy for all at CSUN !

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY:  New Research

BE INSPIRED : Each day is a new beginning

WELLNESS: Music Therapy at CSUN

BREAKING NEWS : SFV Workshops from The Dept. of Aging

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   Click Here for JUNE PD SUPPORT GROUPS 

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GUEST SPEAKERS: Click on the speaker’s colored name to read about the speaker!

Maria Fisk, Registered Dietitian  NUTRITION IN PARKINSON’S (DBS Burbank Support Group)  

Dr. Hutchman and Cortney Sadarie,”ARE YOU ON THE RIGHT MEDICINE FOR YOUR PD?” (Sherman Oaks/Studio City PD and Caregivers Support Group)

Jan D Somers, MSW LCSW BCD ,GCM“WHAT GERIATRIC CARE MANAGERS CAN DO FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY” (Burbank PD Support Group)

Nicolas M Phielpp, MD,  Neurologist CURRENT TREATMENTS AND NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN PD (Claremont)

 TARA TAMADDON RD, MPH Registered Dietitian”NUTRITION AND WELLNESS IN PD (Westlake and Simi Valley PD Support Groups)

 Dr. Ronald Ziman , Neurologist  THE DOCTOR IS IN(Camarillo)

Dr David Bearman, CANNABIS AND PD” (Santa Barbara)

Panel Presentation : COMPASSIONATE CHOICES, CALIFORNIA END OF LIFE STATUTE, PALLIATIVE CARE AND HOSPICE (Ventura)

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Telephone/ Webinar and Online PD Educational Events

For detailed information about the June webinars, please visit our website!!

JUNE TOPICS

PD TELEPHONE: The Conversation Project

LSVT:  Beyond Parkinson Disease: Could they be helpful for my condition?

PD EXPERT BRIEFING: Sleep and Parkinson’s

MJ FOX WEBINAR: Challenges and Treatment of Young-Onset Parkinson’s disease.

The NeuroCommunity Foundation is here for you:

For information about Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, support groups, wellness programs, education events, and local resources in northern Los Angeles County, Ventura County, Central Coast & Central Valley, click: contact or call 818-745-5051 to speak with Jan D. Somers, Education Director, Parkinson & Movement Disorder Information Center, The NeuroCommunity Foundation.

The NeuroCommunity Foundation is a non-profit foundation. We provide support groups, educational conferences, resources, research updates/ clinical trials information and PD events in the SFV/Ventura/Central Coast/ Inland Empire.

 As we rely on donations to continue providing these services at no charge, if you would like to  support our efforts, you can donate with ease and security at our website or mail us your gift. Please make sure and note our website as a bookmark in your computer.                                          

It is www.neurocommunity.org The NeuroCommunity Foundation is exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donors may deduct contributions to the foundation as provided in section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code.

 

 

San Fernando Valley Caregivers Only Parkinson Support Group

caregiver group

The San Fernando Valley Caregivers Only Parkinson Support Group fosters a comfortable setting for sharing information, insight, advice and encouragement. The meetings provide an opportunity to learn from others who face the same challenges, and allow you to talk about your experiences. You’ll gain insight to new approaches of caregiving, including ones that worked for others in a similar situation. You can also gain perspective and learn caregiver stress management tools that come from hearing others talk about their experiences. [Read more…]

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If you happen to shop at Ralphs and would like to support The NeuroCommunity Foundation, we would be most appreciative!. If you do shop at Ralphs, we will receive 1 % of your purchase through their community
contribution program. The NeuroCommunity Foundation's Non-Profit Org. number ( NP0 # ) is 82287

All you need to do is enroll online at www.ralphs.com OR by calling Ralphs at
800-443-4438 after September 1, 2016.

If you happened to enroll prior to Sept 1st, Ralphs requires you to register again.

For your convenience, step-by-step website registration instructions are found below or can be found at www.ralphs.com, click on Community, click on Community Contributions, click on ‘Enroll Now’. If you don’t have computer access, please call us at 1-800-443-4438 for assistance.

Use you Ralph’s Rewards Card to Contribute Here’s How:

If you do not have a Ralph’s online account
1. Go to www.ralphs.com/account/create
2. Follow the easy steps to create an online account
3. You will be instructed to go to your email inbox to confirm your account
4. After you confirm your online account by clicking on the link in your email, return to
www.ralphs.com and click on ‘Sign In’, enter your email address and password.
5. View all your information and edit as necessary
6. Link your card to your organization by clicking on:
a. Community Rewards – Enroll
b. Type our NPO number 82287 or Neurocommunity.org
c. Remember to click on the circle to the left of your organizations’ name
d. Click on Enroll to finish your enrollment process

IF YOU HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED YOUR REWARDS CARD ON-LINE
(This means that you have already entered your email address and assigned yourself a password)

1. Log in to www.ralphs.com
2. Click Sign In
3. Enter your email address and password
4. Click on ‘Your Name’ (In the top right hand corner)
5. View all your information and edit as necessary
6. Link your card to your organization by clicking on:
a. Community Rewards – Re-Enroll
b. Type your NPO number or Name of your Organization
c. Remember to click on the circle to the left of your organizations’ name
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