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.


Education Meetings

January 21, 2017

Camille Vaughan, M.D.

“What We’ve Learned from the Emory PD Comprehensive Care Clinic”

Dr. Vaughan completed her internal medicine and clinical geriatrics training at Emory University in 2007.  Her expertise is in the study of lower urinary tract symptoms among older adults, particularly in the setting of neurodegenerative disease such as Parkinson disease.  She has been a part of the CCC multidisciplinary team since it’s beginning in 2010.


Breakfast Sponsor:  George Evagoras with St. Jude Medical  

February 18, 2017

"Sleep Issues in PD", presented by Victoria Olvera, NP, Emory Sleep Center

Breakfast Sponsor:  Adam Seever with Caring Companions     

March 18, 2017

"Physical and Speech Therapy for PD”  presented by Keenan Whitesides, PT, DPT and Carla Gunter, MS, CCC-SLP

Food provided by Brookdale Roswell      Bridgett Skelton 

April 15, 2017

"Ask the Social Worker" presented by Lynn Ross

Food provided by Renaissace on Peachtree    Eleni Nega




For directions or questions please call the APDA Helpline at 404-712-0279
** No meetings in May, June, July or December  2017**


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.