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Upcoming community presentations

6th Annual Reasons for HOPE for Essential Tremor - March 21, 2015

Treatment for the Body and Mind

Learn about current trends in Essential tremor (ET) treatment and research, and try out new skills to live well with ET.

When: Saturday, March 21, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM - 4:15 PM
Location: VCU Larrick Student Center, 900 Turpin Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Cost: $10 per person and includes lunch and afternoon refreshments, parking, and materials.
Registration: Click here to register online.

Morning Session: Essential Tremor Update - Claudia Testa, MD, VCU PMDC

Lunch: 12:15 pm

Afternoon Session: Mindfulness - Therese Cash, MS, Doctoral Candidate, VCU

Breakout #1 (choose one)

  • Assistive devices for daily living (hands-on) - Melissa Oliver, OTR/L Assistive Technology Program Coordinator, McGuire VAMC
  • EnJoy Yoga (experience gentle chair stretches) - Sarah Humphries, E-RYT200

Breakout #2 (choose one)

  • Living with DBS (patient panel & testimony) - Miriam Hirsch, RN & Jackie Johnson, RN, PADRECC DBS Nurses
  • Nia/Laughter Yoga (natural, playful practices) -Valerie Pace


Huntington Disease Community Education Day - April 11, 2015

Save the date!

The Huntington Disease (HD) Community Education Day will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond.

Sign up for our HD mailing list to receive an update when the final agenda and registration become available.


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