Our Next Membership Meeting – Saturday August 20th

Please join us for our August membership meeting featuring a presentation by Dr. Elizabeth Peckham. Dr. Peckham will discuss Parkinson's research and recent developments in treatment. Lunch will be provided following the session. CAPS meetings are always open to everyone with an interest in Parkinson’s, and there is always plenty of free parking. More details here . . . … [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...]

Belmont Village Support Group – monthly on 2nd Friday

Covering Southwest Austin, the  Belmont Village Support Group meets on the second Friday of each month at 10:30 AM. Location: Belmont Village Senior Living, 4310 Bee Cave Road, West Lake Hills, Texas 78746 (map). For more information, please email Tereasa Ford  or call CAPS at 512-371-3373. Back to previous page... … [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...]

CAPS Next Membership Meeting – Saturday July 16th

Join us for our July membership meeting when CAPS welcomes Austin attorney Mark Tarrant, for a presentation on elder law and being properly prepared. And, our Annual Ice Cream Social will follow the presentation. CAPS meetings are always open to everyone with an interest in Parkinson's, and there is always plenty of free parking. More details here . . .  … [Read more...]

CAPS Next Membership Meeting – Saturday June 18th

Please join us for our June membership meeting as CAPS welcomes Jo Bidwell, for a presentation that is sure to be of interest to all. Ms. Bidwell, and educator who is also Director of the Southwest Parkinson Society, will discuss nutrition and Parkinson's Disease. A pot-luck lunch will follow the presentation. As always, CAPS meetings are open to everyone with an interest in Parkinson's, and … [Read more...]

CAPS Next Membership Meeting – Saturday May 21st

Join us for our May membership meeting as CAPS welcomes Dr. Mark Carlson for an important presentation. Dr. Carlson will discuss fall prevention and how you can minimize the risk of injury from falling. A pot-luck lunch will follow the presentation. As always, CAPS meetings are open to everyone with an interest in Parkinson's, and there is always plenty of free parking. More details here . . .  … [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...]