Monthly Education Meeting

American Parkinson Disease Association Information and Referral Center and APDA Georgia Chapter present monthly education meetings on the 3rd Saturday of the month.  

For directions or questions please call the APDA Helpline: 404-712-0279


10:30am - 12:00pm


Clairmont Oaks Retirement Community
First Floor Fellowship Hall
441 Clairemont Avenue
Decatur, Georgia 30030

Refreshments are available from 10:00 a.m. til 10:30 a.m.

If you would like to be on our mailing list to receive a montly meeting reminder, please provide contact information.

You do not have to be an APDA member to attend.

Georgia Chapter Monthly Meeting

Education Meetings

August 20, 2016

"PD Research Update" Presented by Jorge Juncos, MD   

Refreshments provided by UCB


September 17, 2016

“Biomarkers” Presented by Thomas Wichmann, M.D.


October 15, 2016

“POLST:  Your Most Powerful Healthcare Document”,

Presented by Pam and Perry Mitchell, Compassion & Choices Georgia Chapter

Learn about this new form that works with your Advance Directive

Georgia POLST, Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment

Breakfast Sponsor: TEVA  - Ken Turner 

November 19, 2016

"Merrie Boone PD Comprehensive Care Clinic: Five Years After”

Presented by Stewart Factor, MD. & Tammyjo Best, LPN

Breakfast Sponsor: Comfort Keepers Home Care - Alan White 


For directions or questions please call the APDA Helpline at 404-712-0279
** No meetings in May, June, July or December  2016**


Recent Topics

"A New Treatment for Advanced PD" presented by ABBVIE

"Latest Reserach in Nutrition and PD" presented by Marian Evatt, MD, PhD

"Personal Care Home Case Studies, How a Small Environment Enhances Well-Being in Seniors" Presented by: 

Laurey Sherman, RN, BSN, Providence Senior Living

"Tips to a Better Visit With the Neurologist" by Stewart Factor, D.O. 

"Parkinson's Disease and Current Treatments" by Virendra Ranadive, M.D. 

"Managing PD Symptoms" by Roza Adamcyzk, M.D.