Our May Membership Meeting – Saturday, May 19, 2 – 4 p.m.

Speech Therapy Please join us for a presentation by Shelly Carver from Accolade Home Care on Speech Therapy.  Refreshments will follow, enter here to learn more! … [Read more...]

Our Next Membership Meeting – Saturday, March 18, 2 pm.

Our Membership Meeting for March will feature two guest speakers on the topic of Managing the Non-motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s, Dr. Valerie Rundle-Gonzalez and Dr. Nile Barnes. Learn more here... … [Read more...]

October 15th – Panel Discussion with Neurology Solutions

Metabolic Enhancement for Neurodegenerative Disease and Deep Brain Stimulation Update CAPS' October membership meeting will feature an informative panel discussion with Dr. Rob Izor and team members from Neurology Solutions. The discussion will focus on key topics of interest to the Parkinson's community, including treatment options and recent updates on DBS. Lunch will be provided by our good … [Read more...]

August 20th – Dr. Elizabeth Peckham

Parkinson's Research - an Update on the Latest Developments Elizabeth Peckham, D.O., is our special guest presenter for our August membership meeting. Part of Central Texas Neurology Associates, Dr. Peckham specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Parkinsonism, Essential tremor, Myoclonus, Tourette's syndrome/Tics, Ataxia, Dystonia, Restless … [Read more...]

September 17th – CAPS Fall Roundtable

We wrap the summer and head into fall with a roundtable discussion and forum at our September membership meeting. Conducted 1-2 times a year, these sessions provide an accepting an open opportunity for CAPS members to interact and share experiences with each other. It's a wonderful opportunity to learn from your fellow members in relaxed and non-threatening environment. Collectively, CAPS … [Read more...]

November 19th – Dr. Tom Hill & Rhonda Winegar on Sleep Issues and Parkinson’s

Parkinson's and Sleep Issues You'll have no problem staying awake for our November Membership meeting. Our guest presenters are Dr. Thomas Hill and Rhonda Winegar (RN, FNP-BC). Their presentation focuses on sleep issues and disorders, and how problems sleeping may impact Parkinson's and vice-versa. Dr. Thomas Hill, long time friend and supporter of CAPS, is Medical Director at St. David's … [Read more...]

June 18th – Jo Bidwell, M.Ed. on Parkinson’s and Nutrition

Nutrition and Parkinson's Disease - What You Need to Know You are what you eat, or so they say. But how are nutrition and Parkinson's linked? More importantly, how can nutrition impact Parkinson's in a positive way? Learn the answers to these questions and much more at our June membership meeting, where we will be joined by Ms. Jo Bidwell. Our featured presenter, Ms. Bidwell is uniquely … [Read more...]

May 21st – Dr. Mark Carlson on Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention for an Aging Community Our April Membership meeting features a presentation on an important topic of interest to virtually all of us. We will be joined by Dr. Mark Carlson, who will discuss fall prevention. Falling can mark a significant event impacting a senior’s independence. According to a recent study by the Center for Disease Control more than 30% of Americans over age 65 … [Read more...]

CAPS Annual Health Fair – 2016 – Exhibitor Information

All community health care providers and agencies serving the Central Texas area are cordially invited to be part of CAPS 2016 Annual Health Fair. The event takes place Saturday, April 16th, at St. David's Medical Center*, in Austin. Hours are from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Central. The exhibitor fee is just $50, and to ensure great visibility for sponsors/exhibitors, we are limiting the number of … [Read more...]

April 16th – CAPS Annual Health Fair

Join us for CAPS Annual Health Fair, Saturday, April 16th. Held in lieu of our monthly membership meeting, this is an excellent way to learn about valuable community resources available. Healthcare providers and agencies from across the Central Texas area will be on hand to provide information and answer your questions. Don't miss your chance to get the latest scoop on . . . Transportation … [Read more...]