Join Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Co- Founder Debi Brooks and Chief Science Officer Brian Fiske, PhD for a conversation on recent clinical trial news and the state of Parkinson’s research. This program provides context around recent trial news, an overview of the robust pipeline targeting alpha-synuclein, GBA and LRRK2, a discussion on approved therapies for PD symptoms and a look back at 2020. MJFF Vice President of Philanthropy Veronique Enos Kaefer leads the conversation and shares audience questions with the experts, getting answers on inflammation, genetics, biomarkers, stem cell research, Parkinson’s research and COVID-19, and the Foundation’s work to accelerate treatments towards a cure. Kimberly Tronolone from MJFF will answer questions Live during the presentation.
CAPS has partnered with Freytag’s Florist and their Austin Community Blooms Program which is designed to continuously give something back to the community all year long. With each order, a customer will need to designate the CAPS organization and Freytag‘s Florist will provide a 5% donation at no extra cost. Simply check the “This is a Austin Community Blooms
FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL AND NATIONAL PARKINSON’S AWARENESS MONTH, Freytag happily wanted to extend a special 5% discount for CAPS members to use during April 2021 for National Parkinson’s Awareness Month as well. For either online or phone orders, your members can apply the promotional code FFCAPS with no minimum purchase required and only one use per email address during checkout. The expiration date is set to end on 04/30/2021.
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Save The Date: WPC Virtual
Registration is now open!
The World Parkinson Coalition Virtual Congress is now open for registration (information about it below). The registration fee is $25, and the videos are pre-recorded, with live Q&A sessions the morning after.
Meet Our Partners
AGE of Central Texas is a regional nonprofit organization that provides education and support to people all along the spectrum of growing older. Serving over 3,000 older adults and caregivers annually, AGE primary programs include adult day health care, caregiver education and resources, early memory loss support, health equipment lending, and peer-based computer classes for seniors. Learn more at AGEofCentralTX.org.
Power for Parkinson’s is a non-profit that provides multiple opportunities for free exercise, dance, and social programming in Austin and the surrounding communities. Research from the Parkinson’s Outcomes Project shows that regular exercise enhances the quality of life, and PfP helps make a wide variety of professionally moderated and structured exercise programs available for all those in the area. Learn more at PowerForParkinsons.org.