Monthly seminar series

Moving Forward Seminar Series

Moving Forward is a free seminar series featuring experts who talk about movement disorder-related subjects.

The monthly seminar series covers subjects like:

  • Disease diagnosis, treatment and management

  • Common concerns and caregiving options

  • Case studies, patient stories and experiences

  • New research and developments

  • Moving forward to your best life

  • Recordings of past sessions are available for viewing online

Presentations are open to all patients, family members or anyone wanting to advance their knowledge about these medical conditions. No registration is required.

November 21 Moving Forward Video

From the November 2021 Moving Forward presentation, Dr. Kathleen Walsh, DO, UW Health Faint and Fall Clinic explains why Parkinson’s disease can lead to falls and helps you understand your risk factors and develop strategies to avoid falls in the future.

For a complete archive of Moving Forward presentations, view our playlist

Moving Forward meeting information

Due to COVID-19, we are unable to hold the Moving Forward series in person but are currently offering a virtual opportunity. UW Health staff will be there to facilitate and answer questions in addition to the subject matter expert who will be presenting.

Location

The upcoming meeting for the Moving Forward Seminar Series will be online via Webex.

Meeting dates

Meetings will be held on the second Monday of every month, 6:30-8 p.m.

Upcoming meeting dates and topics

Presenter: Lindsay Everly, MSSW, APSW, APHSW-C, Social Worker, UW Health Neurology Department

Topic: We will define “caregiver”, discuss burnout vs fatigue, explore ways to recover/heal, discuss caregiver burnout prevention, and examine various resources and supports for the caregiver.

Using Webex

The Moving Forward series is online. To access the series, you will need a program on your computer or phone called Webex. Visit webex.com/downloads.html to download the program.

In preparation for the Moving Forward sessions, learn how to use Webex with our Tips for using Webex (pdf)

Step 1: At the meeting date and time, click on the "Join Meeting" link you received in the meeting reminder email.

Step 2: In the new screen that appears, you may be prompted to enter the following information. This information is also contained in the reminder email

  • The meeting password

  • The meeting number

  • Enter CAPTCHA to make sure you’re not a robot

  • Enter your name (so the meeting organizers know who you are)

Step 3: A button will pop up asking you to figure out your audio source.

  • Use Internet for audio: this is the easiest option, where you can use your cell phone or computer/laptop’s audio

  • Call me: this is where you can type in a phone number for Webex to call you

  • Call in: you can manually call in from a land line or your cell phone

  • Your phone/microphone will automatically be muted on your arrival. Please keep your phone muted to lessen background noise.

The meeting organizers will go through the Webex buttons with you at the beginning of the meeting to help you learn how it works.



Living with movement disorders series

In the monthly meeting email, we feature a new article about living with movement disorders.

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