Sleep and Fatigue in Parkinson’s

Sleep issues and fatigue are common among people with Parkinson’s disease. Sleep issues can include insomnia, daytime sleepiness, restless legs, and REM sleep behaviour disorder. Fatigue is a separate but related issue that often overlaps with daytime sleepiness. Join the Parkinson Association of the Rockies and Dr. Alexander Baumgartner, University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center, to … Read more

Medications Overview for Parkinson Disease

Join the Parkinson Association of the Rockies and Dr. Michael Korsmo, University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center, will introduce available treatment options for patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease. Topics will include pharmacological, procedural, and surgical options. Attendees will leave with a general understanding of the wide and diverse treatment options for advanced Parkinson’s, as well … Read more

Alternative Therapies for Parkinson Disease

Join the Parkinson Association of the Rockies and Dr. Alexander Baumgartner, University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center, to discuss the wide variety of alternative therapies available to people with Parkinson’s. Please visit the registration website to reserve your spot today. Dr. Baumgartner was born and raised in Lakewood, CO. He obtained his medical degree in Providence, … Read more

7th Annual Parkinson Disease Symposium

Given by a team of experts to update the community on Parkinson disease, advanced treatments, and new information. Find out more here. About this Event 7th Annual Parkinson Disease Symposium November 4, 2020, 1:30 PM-3:30 PM What: An educational conference about Parkinson disease covering topics such as medications, nutrition, exercise, research, advanced treatments, and many … Read more

2nd Annual Patient Commemoration Event

This is a non-denominational service where we honor our patients who have recently passed and their families.  The focus is on remembrance and healing.  Last year’s event was our first time doing it and it was an incredible experience.  This year’s event will be held virtually; while not ideal, we felt it was important enough … Read more

Parkinson’s Foundation Care Partner Summit

The Parkinson Foundation (PF) summit will take place virtually on Saturday, May 16th from 12:00 pm- 3:30 pm ET (10:00 am – 1:30 pm). This year’s Summit will focus on the unique journey of a care partner, with our theme: Planning for the Unpredictable Path of Parkinson’s Caregiving. A timely topic during the COVID-19 pandemic, … Read more

Upcoming Events for Parkinson Disease

upcoming events for parkinson disease

The faculty and staff of the Movement Disorders Center has moved online for many things. Many of our upcoming events for Parkinson disease community have also been moved online. We miss meeting in person but have been able to continue our collaborations and work. One of the great things we have found through these tough … Read more