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Free Webinar on Parkinson’s Medications Offered by National Parkinson Foundation

The National Parkinson Foundation has announced that it will offer a free online webinar on Parkinson’s Medications on June 20, 2013 (1:00 PM US Eastern Time). Advance registration is required. Following is an announcement of the webinar that HelpingYouCare® has … Continue reading

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What Factors Lead to Better Quality of Life with Parkinson’s? New Study Findings; Webinar

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) has recently released findings of the largest clinical study of Parkinson’s disease ever conducted, measuring factors that affect quality of life and care of Parkinson’s patients. NPF announced that the early findings of the study, … Continue reading

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Harvard Releases New Report On Stress Management

Frequently late? Often angry or irritated? Unsure of your ability to do something? Overextended? Not enough time for stress relief? A new report by Harvard Medical School, Stress Management: Approaches for preventing and reducing stress, “can help you identify your … Continue reading

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Parkinson Foundation Offers Free Webcast on Young Onset Parkinson’s – Nov. 17

The National Parkinson Foundation has announced that its Midwest Young Onset Parkinson’s Conference will take place November 16-17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and will include a free Webcast open to the public on November 17 – starting at 8:00 AM. … Continue reading

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Cleveland Clinic Offers Free Health Talks

The Cleveland Clinic is offering a series of free community seminars on various health topics. Called “Health Talks,” these seminars will be held each month at the Cleveland Clinic’s main campus, and at several suburban Family Health Center locations. “The … Continue reading

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Free Webinar on Relationships & Parkinsons – August 23, 2012

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) is offering a Free Webinar about “Relationships and Parkinson’s” on Thursday, August 23 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Kara Barton, MSW, LCSW, from the University of Southern California, will discuss strategies for coping with changes in … Continue reading

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Parkinson Foundation Offers Free Online Webinars for Patients & Family Caregivers

The National Parkinson Foundation is offering an upcoming series of free online seminars for patients with Parkinson’s Disease and their family caregivers. For more information, see the announcement below from the National Parkinson Foundation. To Register for any of the … Continue reading

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2012 Future of Medicine Summit to Focus on Mental Health, Heart Disease and Diabetes

The Palm Beach County Medical Society announced that it will hold its sixth annual Future of Medicine Summit on September 27-28, 2012. A number of notable national and regional health care experts will speak at the Summit, which will be … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Wellness Symposium, Webcast and Young Onset Parkinson’s Conference – June 15-16

The National Parkinson’s Foundation has announced that it will sponsor a national Wellness Symposium and Young Onset Parkinson’s Conference, on June 15-16, 2012 in Orange County, California, along with a free online webcast of the events. “These two events offer … Continue reading

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Cleveland Clinic Florida Holds Health Talk on Fibroids

The Cleveland Clinic Florida invites the public to attend a Health Talk on Fibroids, to be given by Viviane Connor, MD – Gynecologist, tonight, Monday, April 16, 2012, from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m., at 525 Okeechobee Blvd. (CityPlace Tower), … Continue reading

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Free Fall Prevention Evaluation for Older Adults Offered by Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida offers a free interdisciplinary Fall Prevention Evaluation for older adults who are at risk due to balance problems. “This service provides a one-time, comprehensive, multiple discipline evaluation for balance and fall risk factors. The … Continue reading

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Free Webinar on Parkinson’s Hospital Care Offered by National Parkinson Foundation

The National Parkinson Foundation (NFP) has announced that it will hold a Free online webinar on how to get the best care for those with Parkinson’s disease when they are hospitalized. The Webinar will take place on April 5, 2012 … Continue reading

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Free Brain Health Fair April 21, 2012 – Hosted by American Academy of Neurology Foundation

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Foundation has announced that it will host a Free Brain Health Fair on April 21, 2012 in New Orleans. The event, which is open to the public, “is a free, daylong family event connecting … Continue reading

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Next Generations – Seminar Series on Aging

HelpingYouCare™ has received the following announcement of a Seminar Series on Aging, starting November 9, 2011, sponsored by Next Generations:  

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American Red Cross Offers Free Family Caregiver Classes

The American Red Cross is sponsoring a series of Classes for Family caregivers, which include eight one-hour modules of instruction on topics intended “to help participants gain an understanding of what is involved in caring for a loved one.” The … Continue reading

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A Helpful Caregiving Video Site

A free web resource containing instructional videos on a comprehensive array of subjects for caregivers, produced by Terra Nova Films of Chicago, Illinois, with an advisory panel including representatives from the Family Caregiver Alliance, the U.S. Administration on Aging, the … Continue reading

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Coping with Caregiving

National Radio Show Features Talk on a variety of topics of help to caregivers Listen>>>

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Top 10 Tips for Taking an Elderly Parent to the Emergency Department

Video lecture on “Top 10 Tips for Taking an Elderly Parent to the Emergency Department,” presented by Malika Fair, MD, of EmergencyCareForYou.org.

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Hypertension & Angina – Webinar

Webinar (downloadable PDF of Slides combined with a downloadable audio track), presented by the Visiting Nurse Association of America (VNAA) for its home health care nurses. Contains much information that may be valuable for the family caregiver for a patient … Continue reading

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Cholesterol Screening

From the Broward Health Library: “Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones and to keep your cells healthy. Cholesterol comes from two sources: your liver and your diet. However, if your diet exceeds the body’s need for cholesterol or saturated … Continue reading

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Obesity

From the Broward Health Library “People can become obese by taking in more calories than they burn. Obesity also appears to be influenced by genetics. This video discusses the health risks associated with obesity and what treatment and lifestyle changes … Continue reading

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Pre-Diabetes

From the Broward Health Library A 4-minute video on Pre-Diabetes “The good news is, with healthy lifestyle changes, you can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. Take action; watch this video to find out more about what … Continue reading

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