2021 Monthly Meetings

Our 2021 Monthly Meetings will be jam-packed with informative speakers, entertainment, support and sharing, with a good dose of fun.   All meetings are 2 to 4 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Click on any of the meeting dates below for additional information; more updates will be added soon.

September 18th – Why Sleep Matters in Parkinson’s Disease

Presented by Dr. Erik Krause

August 21st – Music Therapy & Parkinson’s

Presented by Hope Young, MT-BC and Kristen Barta, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS

July 15th – Expected Loss: Coping with Anticipatory Grief

July 29th – Giving the Gift of Advance Care Planning to Those You Love

Presented by Garrick Colwell, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist and Co-Creator of “Kitchen Table Conversations” & Hospice Austin “Conversations on Grief”

June 19th – CAPS Ice Cream Social 

In-Person at the Maravilla at the Domain

May 15th – Good Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease

Presented by Jo Bidwell, B.S., M.Ed Director of Southwest Parkinson Society

April 17th – Recent Clinical Trial News and State of Parkinson’s Research 

Presented by Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Co- Founder Debi Brooks and Chief Science Officer Brian Fiske, PhD.

March 20th –The Reasons for Poor Sleep and Measures to Improve It

Presented by Dr. Subhashie Wijemanne, Neurologist and Movement Disorder Specialist

February 20th – “Live” Q&A with Dr. Tom Hill and Corinne Jones

Live presentation

January 16th – 31 Minute Brain Class

Presented by Damien Temperly, Co-Owner Aging is Cool

2020 Meetings

January 18th – New Medications for Parkinson’s Disease
Presented by Ruth Guajardo, Pharmacist

February 15th – Palliative Care           

Presented by Dr. Paul Tatum III, MD MSPH CMD FAAHPM AGSF

March 14th – Meeting cancelled due to public health concerns

April 23rdRespiration, Voice, & Speech in PD

Virtual meeting presentation by Corinne Jones, PhD and Mike Groth, Personal Trainer

May 16thFull Body & Mind Exercise Program

Virtual meeting presentation by Damien Temperly of Aging Is Cool

June 20thMoving Forward/Health in Your Hands

Virtual meeting presentation with Dr. Michael Soileau, Neurologist and Lindsay Mitchell, Founder of Vital-Side

July 16thThe Gut and Parkinson’s
Virtual meeting presentation with Dr. Erik Krause, D.O.

August 15thEncore of Health in Your Hands 

Virtual meeting presentation with Lindsay Mitchell, Founder of Vital-Side                                            

September 17thPD, COVID-19, and Recent Clinical Advancements

Virtual meeting presentation with Dr. Elizabeth Peckham, D.O.

October 16thVirtual Get Together!

November 21st A Research Update from the Michael J. Fox Foundation

Virtual meeting presentation with Kimberly Tronolone 

December 18thVirtual CAPS Holiday Party

Our programs continue to feature engaging, expert speakers and highly informative presentations each month.  Parkinson’s books and other resources can be checked out for free at our membership meetings. Program information will be posted as soon as it is available, so check back often!


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