• Educational Symposiums

These symposiums are hosted by Dr. Stuart Isaacson and serve to educate the community on the latest research, therapies, and treatments in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Leading researchers in the movement disorders field from UCLA, Georgetown, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, are often guest speakers. Please see the current events section (below) for upcoming symposiums.

  • Online Education

The new 8 course virtual series “Understanding Parkinson’s Disease: A Virtual Series For Those Living with Parkinson’s Disease” features renowned experts in the movement disorders field: Dr. Stuart Isaacson of IND/PAREF with Drs. Rajesh Pahwa and Kelly Lyons of the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. Topics include management of PD symptoms, use of Deep Brain Stimulation and Focused Ultrasound, and tips to improve quality of life for those with PD.

  • Speech Therapy Education and Practice

Classes are taught by Lori Sampson-Baum MA CCC-SLP, a Florida licensed speech language pathologist who specializes in adult neurological communication and swallow disorders. She began her career working in the New York City Health & Hospital Corporation and has spent the past 27 years helping patients improve their quality of lives after a diagnosis of progressive illnesses such as PD and AD. Presently, Lori provides in-home services to patients and is an educator on the effects of speaking and swallowing following neurological diagnosis.

  • Brain health services for the prevention of dementia

The Brain Health Services (BHS) International Conference & Workshop, held on February 8, 2024, focused on BHS for dementia prevention. Exciting breakthroughs in treating and preventing dementia with new anti-amyloid monoclonal antibodies were discussed. World renowned speakers emphasized the urgency for specialized healthcare services equipped with personalized risk reduction interventions to combat dementia effectively. The event, comprising a Conference for the general audience and a Workshop for professionals, aimed to enlighten and foster discussions on the clinical and business aspects of BHS. Dr. Richard Isaacson’s noteworthy lecture underscored BHS’s pivotal role in shaping preventive medicine.


  • Wellness Classes

Wellness classes are sponsored by the foundation to provide people with guided exercises, activities, and techniques that facilitate movement, mindfulness, and memory. Classes are offered every day of the week at the Parkinson’s Wellness Center and open to the community. Popular courses include healing through Qigong and Tai Chi, drumming and sound healing, and posture, flexibility, and balance courses.

Current Events

Past Events

Stay tuned for upcoming events!






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Q: Are your events free to the public?

A: Yes, all of our community outreach and educational events are free to all members of the community. We ask that you RSVP before coming so that we can ensure adequate space and plan for the event day.

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