Archives for November 2012

December 21st – CAPS Holiday Celebration

Join us for this special meeting as we celebrate the holidays.  There will be plenty of delicious food and special entertainment, too.  A CAPS tradition, our Holiday Celebration is a great way to wrap up the year and share your holiday spirit with good friends. See you there! Back to previous page... … [Read more...]

November 16th – Norma Almanza

As a special request of CAPS, Norma Almanza of the Texas Department of Insurance, returns as our featured presenter for November. Norma supports a statewide network of staff and volunteers that help Medicare beneficiaries with their Medicare related questions and concerns. Ms. Almanza will review part 2 of the Medicare changes for 2014 and offer information on how to evaluate coverage options in … [Read more...]

October 19th – Norma Almanza

Norma Almanza of the Texas Department of Insurance, is our featured presenter for October. Norma supports a statewide network of staff and volunteers that help Medicare beneficiaries with their Medicare related questions and concerns. Persons on Medicare are suppose to have options to receive benefits and having other insurance is always recommended.  Although an individual’s options may be … [Read more...]

September 21st – Dr. Douglas Hudson

Douglas Hudson, M.D., is our featured presenter for September. The first Board Certified sleep specialist in Austin, Dr. Hudson is the founder of Austin Neurological Clinic.  His presentation will discuss sleep disorders in relationship to Parkinson's Disease. With a background in neurology, Dr. Hudson is a perfect match for the field of sleep medicine. Dr. Hudson continually increases his … [Read more...]

August 17th – CAPS End-of-summer Roundtable

Our August meeting is our end-of-summer roundtable discussion and forum.  Conducted 2-3 times each year, these sessions allow CAPS members to interact and share experiences with each other.  It's a opportunity to learn from your fellow members in relaxed and non-threatening environment. Collectively, CAPS members have a wealth of practical experience in dealing with the affects of Parkinson's … [Read more...]

July 20th – Dr. Eleanor Womack

Dr. Eleanor Womack is our featured presenter for July's Membership Meeting. Dr. Womack practices Internal Medicine with Westlake Medical Arts located in the Westlake Medical Center in Austin, Texas.  Her focus is Women’s Health & Nutrition along with Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy for both men and women. For the CAPS  July meeting, Dr. Womack's presentation is entitled, Health and … [Read more...]

June 15th – CAPS Annual Ice Cream Social!

Don't miss our Annual Ice Cream Social, which takes place at our June 15th Monthly Membership meeting.  This year, our ice cream is provided by Austin's Sweet Ritual, and is sponsored by Juli Fiocca of Goldwasser Real Estate. In addition to lots of flavors and other treats, there will be plenty of lively discussion and sharing. Make mine a triple scoop, chocolate chip, with extra whip cream … [Read more...]

May 11th – Treatment Options for PD

CAPS members will be treated to a very special presentation at our May membership meeting.  The program will be a panel presentation by 3 members of the clinical team at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Austin.  They will present an overview of the current treatment options for Parkinson’s, including the medications and therapy approaches proven to slow the progression of the symptoms.  The … [Read more...]

April 20th – Dr. Malcomb Stewart

Developments in Parkinson's Disease Malcomb Stewart, MD, is our featured presenter for April. Dr. Stewart is a neurologist and the Interim Director at the Neuroscience Center Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Dr. Stewart is the immediate past Chairman of the Neurology Department at PHD (1994-2001). He is currently the Medical Director of the Fogelson Neuroscience Center … [Read more...]

March 16th – Kristi Curry

Kristi Curry is our featured presenter for March. Kristi is the owner of  Survivorship Now, an Austin-based company that works with clients to create comprehensive plans for their families in the event of a death or disability. Death creates an obstacle course for surviving family and friends. Individuals need guidance to help them get through the transition with fewer bumps, bruises and long … [Read more...]