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Parkinson's Disease Education and Seminars


Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Seminars

The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Community Outreach and Wellness Center offers a variety of educational programs and training opportunities for people with Parkinson's disease (PD) and other movement disorders, their families, and healthcare professionals.

Please check below for availability.

  • The Morris K. Udall Symposium
    The annual Morris K. Udall Educational Symposium is for people with Parkinson's disease, their families, and health care professionals. Learn More...

  • Parkinson's Disease 101
    A four-week seminar course (two hours each session) for people with Parkinson's disease and their families. Learn More...

  • Parkinson's Disease 202
    Parkinson's disease 202 provides in-depth information and practical suggestions for the most bothersome nonmotor symptoms that impact the quality of life of people with Parkinson's disease. Learn More...

  • Caregiver Corner
    Although caring for someone you love can be very rewarding, it is well known that caregiving can be a tough and demanding role. The following courses are designed to provide useful information, as well as interactive exercises and tools targeted toward the wellbeing of caregivers. Learn More...

  • Caregiver Workshop: Taking Charge of Your Life
    Put the "You" back into your caregiving role. Join others sharing, learning, laughing, and relaxing in a workshop designed just for you. Learn More...

  • Recently Diagnosed
    Have you been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease within the last two years?  Find out what you can do to have a positive effect on your disease. Learn More...

  • Newly Diagnosed
    If you or someone close to you has been recently diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, you are likely experiencing many emotions and have many concerns and questions. This class can help you find answers. Learn More...

  • Mastering Your Anxiety: A Brief Course for People with Parkinson's
    In this six-session course you will learn how to strategically confront your fears, whether you suffer from panic attacks, social anxiety, relentless worry, obsessions, or phobias. Learn More...


Professional Caregiver Training

This training is for hospital and nursing home staff throughout Arizona and covers topics such as Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, management of Parkinson's patients, and research and treatment updates. Contact Nancy Bivins for more information at (602) 406-4266.


How do I participate?

Programs are located at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center and at various locations throughout the valley. For more information, please call (602) 406-4931 or Contact Us.

To register for educational classes please call the ResourceLink at 1-800-602-4111.

For Powerful Tools for Caregivers please call (602) 406-4266.

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