We appreciate your patience…

Our CAPS website will be doing some updating. Our website may experience temporary outages for a few days during this time. We do very much appreciate your patience! … [Read more...]

CAPS Tote Bags – now available!

Check out the CAPS tote bags. These durable, screen printed tote bags can be purchased at our monthly meetings. They are ideal for carrying groceries and other items, and the proceeds help our organization. Supplies are limited so reserve yours now! … [Read more...]

June 21st – CAPS Summer Roundtable

June's meeting is our 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 Disease.  … [Read more...]

CAPS Next Membership Meeting – Saturday May 17th

For our May membership meeting, CAPS welcomes back Dr. Rob Izor.  A long time supporter and Adviser to our organization, Dr. Izor will will provide important updates on PD research and treatment. Lunch will be provided by Teva Pharmaceuticals, too. We hope so see you there! … [Read more...]

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 www.cars4research.org. … [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...]

CAPS Next Membership Meeting – Saturday March15th

CAPS March membership meeting features a very special presentation. Drs.  Howard, Hummer, Petroff, and Wingrove of Austin Neurology & Sleep Associates are conducting a multi-part discussion, entitled Topics to think about in Parkinson's.  Mark your calendars now . . . this is not a meeting to be missed! … [Read more...]