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On the third Thursday of every month at 12 p.m. ET, join our free live webinars to learn about various aspects of living with Parkinson's disease and our work to speed medical breakthroughs. Log on, listen to the expert discussion and submit your own questions to our panelists.

And join us for other special free webinars throughout the year (dates and times to be announced) on varied topics of interest to the Parkinson's community.

Third Thursdays Webinars from 2018 and 2019 are available for CME credit for practicing health care professionals for two years from their air date. Register for an on-demand webinar to learn more. We apologize that we are not offering CME credit for webinars from 2020 forward. 

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    PPMI: The Study that Could Change Everything

    Our expert panelists dive into the Foundation’s landmark Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) study. We cover the study’s expansion, scientific results coming out of PPMI and the…

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    Steps Closer to Stopping Parkinson's: 2021 Research Review

    Our expert panelists discuss the latest advancements in Parkinson’s research. We cover treatments in testing to slow or stop disease and our work around better understanding environmental exposures.

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    Estate Planning 101: What Is It and Why Do I Need One?

    Join The Michael J. Fox Foundation for a quick refresher on the basics of estate planning. Financial experts, Sean O'Donnell, Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch, and Brenda Dolan, VP Trust…

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    Night Fight with Parkinson’s: Acting Out Dreams, Insomnia and Other Sleep Issues

    We replay a popular webinar on sleep. Our panelists discuss the many sleep issues that can come with Parkinson’s disease, sometimes even before motor symptoms begin. We cover how to manage these…

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    Too Much or Not Enough: Dyskinesia and "Off" Time in Parkinson's

    Our expert panelists discuss common Parkinson’s issues — “off” time and dyskinesia — and how to treat them. “Off” time is when symptoms return between medication doses. Dyskinesia is uncontrolled,…

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    Do You Love Someone Who Has Parkinson’s?

    Our panelists discuss life with Parkinson’s from a loved one’s perspective. They share their experiences and tips and answer questions. Panelists also talk about what being a “care partner” can look…

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