Calendar of Events

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month (USA)

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U.S. Senate and Local Governments Recognize April as Parkinson's Awareness Month. On Tuesday April 25, the United States Senate formally declared April 2017 Parkinson's Awareness Month, bringing attention to the disease and the needs of patients.






April 11th is World Parkinson’s Day

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World Parkinson's Day is supported by the European Parkinson's Disease Association. The aim of Parkinson's Awareness Day is to raise awareness of Parkinson's disease, promoting a greater understanding of this condition and how it can affect a person.






Parkinson’s Awareness Week (U.K.) is April 9th - 15th

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Parkinson's Awareness Week is an annual opportunity to come together and raise awareness of Parkinson's across the UK.






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Rock on the James Benefit Concert

Rock On The James (ROTJ) is a benefit concert raising awareness for Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and the resources available in Northern Kentucky for anyone living with the disease. Founding member and guitarist, Dave Shields, is diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease (YOPD). 

The event is being held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Southgate House Revival between 6 PM and midnight, located on 111 E. 6th Street in Newport, Kentucky, 41071. Please visit their Facebook page for more information. 

Find ROTJ on Facebook
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5th World Parkinson Congress

Are you interested in attending the World Parkinson’s Congress in Kyoto, Japan? Would you like to attend workshops and learn up-to-date research data and treatment options? Melissa Rehm, KY, USA, is proud to be a WPC2019 Delegate Leader for this congress!

The award winning World Parkinson Coalition, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing an international forum for the latest scientific discoveries, medical practices, and care initiatives related to Parkinson's Disease. By bringing physicians, scientists, allied health professionals, care partners, and most uniquely, People with Parkinson's (PwP's) together, it is their hope to create a worldwide dialogue that will help expedite the discovery of a cure and best treatment practices for this devastating disease until a cure is found.

The WPC2019 will be held in Kyoto, Japan on June 4-7, 2019. Please visit their website or contact us to learn more.

Visit the WPC Website

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