September news – All the information you’ll need while eating ice cream

SEPTEMBER NEWS from The NeuroCommunity Foundation

        PHONE NUMBER: 818-745-5051

Find all detailed information about educational events, speakers, support groups and more at our website:

REMEMBER: Scroll down on each page to locate all website posts.  

****Support groups  & Guest speakers are listed below!  Keep scrolling!


Your gift helps to provide support groups, advocacy, referrals, personal communication with our Education Director and innovative programs to help patients, families and caregivers achieve a better quality of life!!! Donations can be made directly at our website by clicking here:   Checks can be mailed to our address below!

We hope you will  continue to support us when you shop at Ralph’s grocery store. All participants are required to register for the new term online at or by calling us at 800-443-4438 starting September 1, 2017. Even if your participants registered as recently as June, July or August 2017, they are required to register again beginning September 1st. 

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


PD CLINICAL TRIALS : Many clinical trials throughout California in numerous cities ( Reseda, Ventura, Pasadena and other cities.)

WELLNESS : How can massage help with Neurological disorders?

CAREGIVING:  A new approach to challenging family member

PD:  Golf and Parkinson’s: A new hobby can do wonders

STROKE: Stroke recovery includes adding challenges in your life.

TBI: What causes Brain Freeze?

MS: Horseback riding improves balance!

BE INSPIRED: A must read that will bring a smile!

HELPFUL INFORMATION:   Making the Most out of Your Visit to the Neurologist:   A Check-up Checklist

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS: CSUN Internship, Music Mends Minds & Songshine Foundation



Click on the colored link to “MEET THE SPEAKER”

Tara Tamaddon  MPH and Registered DietitianNutrition and PD (BURBANK)

 Teri Helton RN : Hygiene and Grooming in PD  Livingston Memorial-Visiting Nurses Association (OJAI)

David Higgins PhD.   Stem Cell Therapies and PD Are we closer? (WESTLAKE)

Eileen Gold  Geriatric Care ManagerHow GCM’s can assist you and your family. (CAMARILLO)

Robert Hutchman and Cortney Sadraie “Non-motor symptoms/ The right medication  (SANTA B ARBARA)


 Jack Chen, Pharm. D  “ Medications: Round Table/ Q& A ”  (CLAREMONT)

Marc Broberg, PT & Camille Torgenson “Keep Living, Laughing & Moving with Parkinson’s Disease” (VENTURA)

 On the website: Go to PD Educational Events for SEPTEMBER 2017

Please note: Due to the increase in computer viruses, we do not include a direct link to outside websites.  Please go to our website or click here:

PD Telephone at home: Go to for information.

PD Expert Briefing: Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease

MF Fox Webinar: Keeping step with Parkinson’s: Balance, posture & gait.

LSVT: No webinar in September



The NeuroCommunity Foundation

32705 Vanowen St.  # 216

West Hills, CA  91307 ( mailing address only)

 The NeuroCommunity Foundation is here for you:

 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: or mail to our address below.

 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.

 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.









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Did you know that you can support The NeuroCommunity Foundation through your everyday online purchases? has a charitable program called AmazonSmile. It is a simple and automatic way for you to support The NeuroCommunity Foundation every time you shop, at no cost to you.

When you shop at AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to The NeuroCommunity Foundation!

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1) Go to AmazonSmile from the web browser on your computer or mobile device.
2)Login with your username and password or create one if you are a new user.
3) Search for The NeuroCommunity Foundation in the search box on the right side where it asks which charity you would like to support.
4) Select The NeuroCommunity Foundation from the search results or type in The NeuroCommunity Foundation should the select not include our organization.
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Dear The NeuroCommunity Foundation friends,supporters and participants.

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 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, 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
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 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
c. Remember to click on the circle to the left of your organizations’ name
d. Click on Enroll to finish your enrollment process

(This means that you have already entered your email address and assigned yourself a password)

1. Log in to
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
d. Click on Enroll to finish your enrollment process