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Wisconsin Parkinson Association

Wisconsin Parkinson Association


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Wisconsin Parkinson Association provides hope, community, support, and resources for people with Parkinson's and their loved ones. wiparkinson.org

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We are joined by Craig Plowman and Jim Cantrell to discuss the WPA Open Against Parkinson Disease golf outing and dinner, which took place on September 10, 2019. The WPA Open raises money to ensure that all of WPA's... more

Dacy has been treating Parkinson's patients for more than 20 years. Today, she'll give us a preview to her presentation on nutrition & complementary medications at our program in West Bend in a few weeks, and she'll tell us more about the... more

Gary Garland, executive director, and Jeremy Otte, director of outreach & education for WPA discuss the upcoming Parkinson Disease Symposium on July 26 in Milwaukee. They share details for the day, including the... more

DR Salerno from Amada Senior Care of Greater Milwaukee will talk with us about caregiver resources avaiable to people with Parkinson's and their loved ones. In addition to home care, Amada has special programs available to veterans and... more

We're talking with Dr. Gary Leo, from Ascension Columbia St. Mary's in Milwaukee, about sleep issues that can arise with Parkinson disease. There are many common misconceptions, and he will help clear those up! He will... more

Jackie Immekus & Lynnae Sis from VMP Healthcare & Community Living have a music therapy program for people with Parkinson's, that runs in conjunction with their Caregiver Support Group. Learn more about what music therapy is and... more

Meet Anna Warren. She has early-onset Parkinson's and she chooses how she lives her live with the disease. She joins us to share the story of her diagnosis, her life, and her decision to get involved in Parkinson's research.

Pat Burhans is a retired nurse, and a support group leader in the Janesville/Beloit area. Her daughter Amy is living with Parkinson's in St. Louis, and when she was diagnosed, Pat wanted to get involved with Wisconsin Parkinson Association to... more

Dr. Katie Spangler, MD, is a movement disorder specialist at Marshfield Clinic, and a member of WPA's Medical Advisory Committee. She will be presenting at our upcoming program in the Wausau area on May 3, 2019, and today... more

Host Jeremy Otte, director of outreach & education for WPA, introduces Patrick Pelkey, a wonderful volunteer with WPA. Patrick was diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson's several years ago, and took up woodcarving - after being... more