Archives for April 2014

5th Annual Cars for Parkinson’s & Dystonia

Please join us Saturday, April 26 at the Oasis Restaurant for the 5th Annual Cars for Parkinson's & Dystonia fundraiser.  This year's event promises to be bigger and better than ever, and it's an important fundraiser for CAPS and PfP.  Click here for more information or visit … [Read more...]

5th Annual Cars for Parkinson’s & Dystonia

Cars for Parkinson's & Dystonia is an amazing fundraiser that is held every year in Austin, TX. The event benefits Capital Area Parkinson's Society, Power for Parkinson's, and The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation, which funds medical research to find better treatments and a cure for dystonia and Parkinson's disease. Saturday, April 26, 2014 10:00am-1:00pm The Oasis … [Read more...]

September 20th – Dr. Steve Springer

Depression and PD: A Person with Parkinson’s Personal Perspective Dr. Steve Springer, L.P.C., C.P.M., is our featured speaker for September's meeting. Dr. Steve Springer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational, Workforce, and Leadership Studies at Texas State University.  He holds a doctorate in Adult and Extension Education with support areas in vocational counseling and … [Read more...]

April 19th – Dr. Richard Dewey

Living Well with PD: Understanding Parkinson's Disease CAPS is pleased to welcome Dr. Richard Dewey, for this special presentation at our April 19 meeting.  Dr. Dewey is a highly respected neurologist and movement disorder specialist who specializes in the areas of new therapeutics, biomarker discovery, and disease modification of Parkinson's disease. Dr. Dewey is a Professor in the Department … [Read more...]

CAPS Next Membership Meeting – Saturday April 19th

It's Parkinson's Awareness Month and we have a very special program in store for you. Please mark your calendars now and join us for our April meeting. It features Dr. Richard Dewey, of UT Southwestern Medical Center, graciously sponsored by Teva Pharmaceuticals. We'll also have a catered luncheon courtesy of Medtronics. … [Read more...]