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Third Thursday Parkinson Cafe in St. Petersburg, FL

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Third Thursday of each month (October through April)

Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33701, PH: 727-822-7872 X2210

To register, please call Lynn at 941.351.6281 or email.

Email your name(s), address, city, phone number and email address to reserve your seats for a free season subscription to the Third Thursday NeuroChallenge Parkinson Cafe @ the Morean Arts Center, which runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. October through April. Call Lynn at 941.351.6281 for more information about how to participate in this program series.

10 a.m. Sign in and mingling
10:15 a.m. Getting to Know You introductions, facilitated by Parkinson Cafe Founder Lynn and her husband Brad, who was diagnosed with PD in 2005 at age 45
11 a.m. Morning facilitator
noon Bring your own lunch or purchase lunch at the Banyan Cafe (preorder and pay in the morning when you arrive, so it'll be ready to pick up at noon... you may eat in the Banyan or bring your lunch back to the meeting room)
1 p.m. Afternoon facilitator

2017 Upcoming Events

DATES
Morning
Afternoon

 

11.16.2017

Cynthia Alicea

Cynthia Alicea of St. Petersburg will facilitate a Mindful Moves…Dancing Through Parkinson’s workshop.

Bring your lunch and watch Capturing Grace at noon: Filmed over a year's time span, Capturing Grace is an award-winning documentary produced and directed by Dave Iverson. Featured in this film is Mark Morris Dance Group of Brooklyn, N.Y. which forms a community with people with Parkinson's disease to create a unique performance. This hour-long video reveals the hopes and fears, challenges and triumphs of that "community," as well as the transformative power of art.

Michael J. Fox, says of it, "Dave Iverson is a masterful storyteller... Capturing Grace is a poignant reflection on the strength and resilience of the human spirit."

Kristi Riggio, Field Marketing Consultant, Deep Brain Stimulation with Medtronic
Restorative Therapies Group, and Joseph Allen from Medtronic DBS will share their knowledge about Living Well with Parkinson's Disease and will discuss DBS as a treatment option for Parkinson's disease.

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12.21.2017

 

Share some holiday cheers with the Parkinson Cafe & James E. Riley, MM, MT-BC,President, Music Therapy St. Pete, LLC
Master’s of Music, Music Therapist - Board Certified, Multi-Instrumental Music Instructor (video)

James Riley helps people in home and healthcare settings to accomplish therapeutic, non-music objectives through the compassionate and research-based application of Music Therapy. James will talk briefly about Music Therapy and facilitate song and instrument playing - no musical experience necessary!

 

01.18.2018

 

TBA

 

John Baumann

John Baumann, nationally renowned inspirational speaker, will share about living an amazing life with Parkinson’s.

 

2.15.2018

 

Paula Kramer

Paula Kramer, a dance specialist in Arts in Healthcare, will facilitate a morning dance workshop. She is a choreographer and has conducted many integrated arts projects.

Heather Herrema, DO, specializes in Neurology treating patients with movement disorders, particularly Parkinson's disease.

She practices at Central Neurology in St Petersburg, FL.

She will share tips for living well with Parkinson's disease and answer participants' questions.

 

3.15.2018

 

Wayne Atherholt

Wayne Atherholt, Director of Cultural Affairs for the City of St. Petersburg, will present an overview of the St. Petersburg art scene.

 

(LBS invited Dr. Carol Pappas, MD, a board certified neurologist in St. Petersburg who is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital, to be our featured afternoon guest speaker.)

 

4.19.2018

 

(LBS invited a neurologist from St. Anthony's to facilitate a session about Living Well with Parkinson's Disease.)

London Butterfieild, PhD

London Butterfield, Ph.D., a Clinical Neuropsychologist at St. Anthony's Hospital, BayCare Health, in St. Petersburg, will share tools for enhancing cognition with Parkinson's disease.

 

2017 Past Events

 

10.19.2017

Cynthia Alicea

Jean Calandra

Express Yourself Creatively with Improv
Dr. Denis Calandra, Emeritus Professor of Theatre, University of South Florida, and his wife Jean, a professional actor and arts educator, will facilitate performance-based activities.

Joanne Nemeth

Learn about Duopa as a Treatment for PD
Joanne Nemeth, MSN, RN, CCRP, a Duopa nurse, will discuss Duopa as a treatment option for Parkinson’s disease.

 

01.19.17

 

John Collins

John Collins
Executive Director, St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, will present an overview of the St. Pete art scene.

John Baumann

John Baumann, nationally renowned inspirational speaker, will share about living an amazing life with Parkinson’s.

02.16.17

 

Cynthia Alicea

Cynthia Alicea of St. Petersburg will facilitate a Mindful Moves…Dancing Through Parkinson’s workshop.

Dr. Saleem Khamisani, MDSaleem Khamisani, MD, St. Anthony's Neurology Group, will facilitate a discussion. He is board certified with an AB Psychiatry & Neurology (Sleep Medicine)

03.16.2017

 

Ciara Sibbick

Ciara Sibbick,
Marketing Manager
Morean Arts Center, will talk about the programs offered by the Morean Arts Center and their affiliated partners and will take us on a facility tour.

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Dr. Carol Pappas, MD

Dr. Carol Pappas, MD, is a board certified neurologist in St. Petersburg. She is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital. Dr. Pappas will facilitate our afternoon discussion. Video

04.20.17

James E. Riley, MM, MT-BC,President, Music Therapy St. Pete, LLC
Master’s of Music, Music Therapist - Board Certified, Multi-Instrumental Music Instructor (video)

James Riley helps people in home and healthcare settings to accomplish therapeutic, non-music objectives through the compassionate and research-based application of Music Therapy. James will talk briefly about Music Therapy and facilitate song and instrument playing - no musical experience necessary!

Heather Herrema, DO, specializes in Neurology treating patients with movement disorders, particularly Parkinson's disease.

She practices at Central Neurology in St Petersburg, FL.

She will share tips for living well with Parkinson's disease and answer participants' questions.

05.18.17

Paula Kramer

Paula Kramer, a dance specialist in Arts in Healthcare, will facilitate a morning dance workshop. She is a choreographer and has conducted many integrated arts projects.

 

 

London Butterfieild, PhD

London Butterfield, Ph.D., a Clinical Neuropsychologist at St. Anthony's Hospital, BayCare Health, in St. Petersburg, will share tools for enhancing cognition with Parkinson's disease.