The Muhammad Ali Parkinson 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 Symposium in the West and East Valley is for people with PD, families and health care professionals. Learn More...
Parkinson's Disease 101
A four-week seminar course (two hours each session) for people with PD and their families. The course covers basic neurology. Learn More...
Parkinson's Disease 202
PD 202 provides in-depth information and practical suggestions for the most bothersome non-motor symptoms that impact quality of life with PD. Learn More...
Although caring for someone you love can be very rewarding, it is well known that care giving can be a tough and demanding role, compounded further by limited information and resources.The following courses are designed to provide useful information, as well as interactive exercises and tools targeted toward the well-being of the caregivers. Learn More...
Managing Late Stages PD
After years of living with a progressive chronic disease, people begin to find the basic activities of everyday living more and more difficult. This program is designed to teach coping skills to people with late stages PD. Learn More...
Getting Your Affairs in Order
Do you know what you need to do to plan ahead for end-of-life legal issues? Come learn about the legal tools available to help you maintain control over your healthcare and financial decisions. Learn More...
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 the Parkinson's patient, and research and treatment updates.
Professional Preceptorship Training
This training is for physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals in order to provide better care for people with Parkinson's disease.
How do I participate?
Programs are located at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson's Center and at various locations throughout the valley. For more information, please call the Program Manager at 602-406-4208 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.