Skyline Blue for Awareness Month
In honor of Parkinson's Awareness Month the Chicago downtown buildings will be lit in blue from April 18 – 30th
Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
The Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center is recognized by the National Parkinson Foundation as one of its worldwide Centers of Excellence.
Our program brings together the advanced resources of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, one of the nation's premier institutions for research into movement disorders. The school was recently named by the National Institutes of Health as one of only 12 centers in the country to receive the prestigious Morris K. Udall Center grant for Parkinson's research.
To provide innovative, multidisciplinary care for patients and families affected by Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. To promote health, education, and support for patients, caregivers, family members, healthcare providers, and the community. To conduct pre-clinical and clinical research in order to extend the knowledge and treatment of movement disorders.
The Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center is recognized by the National Parkinson Foundation as a Center of Excellence.
Call our office at 312-503-4397
Clinical trial for newly diagnosed Wilson's Disease patients.
(click here for more information)
Tuesday, April 7 • 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Art and The Brain: Stimulate the right side of the brain that controls visual information, spatial awareness and intuitive decision making.
Feinberg Pavilion, Conference Room A
Sunday, April 19 • 10:30am – 1:30pm
National Parkinson Foundation sponsored event. An in-depth look into Parkinson’ disease (PD) providing an overview of a broad range of topics surrounding PD.
Presented by: Michael Rezak, MD, PhD,
Neurologist & Movement Disorders Specialist.
CJE SeniorLife –Weinberg Community for Senior Living, 1551 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield, IL
This program is free to attend, to register visit: www.parkinson.org/livingwellwithpd
Sunday, April 26 • 2:00pm – 5:00pm
North Shore Dance Therapy is hosting the 3rd annual fundraiser, MOVE IT! social, family-friendly event and fundraiser to benefit Moving Day® Chicago hosted by The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF).
Admission is FREE! • ($15 suggested donation)
LIVE MUSIC, FREE FOOD, & PRIZES!
Westminster Place, a Presbyterian Homes Community, Evanston, IL
For more information or to register visit: www.parkinson.org/moveit
Save The Dates
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's
Annual Symposium on Parkinson
Tuesday, on April 28, 2015
345 East Superior Ave, Chicago IL
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest
PARKINSON'S PATIENT AND FAMILY SYMPOSIUM
Saturday, June 6, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
660 N. Westmoreland Road
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
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Program Events are offered free of charge
First Tuesday of every month from 10:30a.m. to 2:00p.m. Feinberg Pavilion, A.
(2015 Calendar please click here)_
Programs and Education
For educational materials, support groups and program information:
Education and Fact Sheets or call 312-503-4397
Meet Our Team
Make a Gift
Donations are gratefully accepted at
312-926-2033. Our phone representative will ensure that your gift is designated to the Parkinson's & Movement Disorders Centers.
To Donate by Mail
Northwestern Memorial Foundation
attn: Leslie Post-Weissinger
541 North Fairbanks, Suite 800
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Parkinson's Disease and Movement
675 North Saint Clair Street, Suite 20-100
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2923
For an appointment with a movement disorders specialist call 1-312-695-7950
Visit Parkinson's Corner (click here)
Thank you for taking the time to visit our website! If you have questions please call our office at (312) 503-4397.
Assistance for Senior Veterans
The Aid and Attendance pension benefit may be available to wartime veterans and surviving spouses who have in-home care or who live in nursing-homes or assisted-living facilities.
Additional information and assistance in applying for the Aid and Attendance benefit may be obtained by calling 1-800-827-1000.
Or visit the National Association for Senior Veterans website at: www.vetsmatter.org