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Educational Materials

Suggested Education Essentials for Newly Diagnosed Veterans with Parkinson’s Disease 

National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Booklets 

American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) Pamphlets 

Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) Publications 

Parkinson's Training for Caregivers (on-line turorial) 

The PADRECC Bulletin: Special Edition for Persons with Parkinson's Disease and their Families


Parkinson's Disease Across the Lifespan: A Roadmap for Nurses 

Movement Disorder Society Conference Calendar 2010 - 2011

National Parkinson Foundation Allied Team Training Program


Clinical Tools

Parkinson's Disease Quick Reference Pocket Card
Pocket Card Front   Pocket Card Back

Algorithm for Initiating Therapy in Early Parkinson's Disease

Evidenced Based Guide To Key Care Processes In PD Management

Parkinson's Disease Practice Guidelines (American Academy of Neurology)

Hoehn & Yahr Staging

Schwab & England

United Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS)

Patient Motor Diary

DBS in PD Fact Sheet

Apokyn-VA Prescription & Enrollment Form (VA Use Only)

Mirapex Titration Schedule

Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) - Instructions and Test Forms

VA Consent for Photography & Video Recording

Prune Whip Recipe

Osteoporosis Information Sheet

On-line CME/CE for Movement Disorders


WeMove Virtual University


VA Support Group Listings

Philadelphia VA PADRECC

Meetings:      1st Wednesday of the Month
                       2:30pm-4pm April-December

Location:       Philadelphia VAMC
                       3900 Woodland Ave
                       Philadelphia, PA 19104
                       PADRECC Conference Room
                       4th Floor Old Building

Contact:        Gretchen Glenn or Rebecca Martine

San Franciso PADRECC  (San Francisco's Support Group Page)

Meetings:      Third Tuesday, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location:       San Francisco VAMC Neurology
                       4150 Clement Street
                       San Francisco, CA 94121
                       Building 203
                       Conference Room 1B26A

Contact:         Susan Heath
                       415-221-4810 #2505

Richmond PADRECC

Meetings:      4th Thursday of the Month

Location:       Hunter Holmes McGuire VAMC
                       1201 Broad Rock Boulevard
                       Richmond, VA 23249
                       Room 2K113-115

Contact:         Lynn Klanchard

Atlanta VAMC

Meetings:      1st Tuesday of the Month

Location:       Veteran's Learning Center Atlanta VAMC

Contact:         Bettye Robinson or Conetta Gose-Sam
                       404-321-6111 x7121


Meetings:      1st Friday of the Month

Location:       Michael E. DeBakey VAMC in HOuston
                       2002 Holcombe Boulevard
                       Houston, TX
                       2A Dining Room

Contact:        Naomi Nelson, Phd


Meetings:      Call contact person listed below for group date/time
Location:       West LA VAMC
                       11301 Wilshire Blvd
                       Los Angelos, CA 90073
                       Building 500, 3rd Fl., Room 3400

Contact:        Keiko Mimura
                       314-478-3711 x48713


General Support Group Resources

APDA Information & Referral

NPF Support Groups

Parkinson's Information Services (PINS) (800) 457-6676

How to Start a Parkinson's Disease Support Group (APDA booklet)

Support Group Leaders Manual (from NPF) (PDF document)



American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

National Parkinson Foundation

Parkinson's Action Network (PAN)

Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF)

PD Trials: Learn about Parkinson's clinical trials

The Parkinson Alliance

Worldwide Education and Awareness forMovement Disorders (WeMove)



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