News & Events

Check back frequently as NPFM updates this section with events and news.

Also stay up-to-date and get active with the Parkinson Exercise Network, which connects people with PD to Parkinson’s-friendly exercise locations, classes and other activities.



Parkinson’s Awareness Training for Trainers/Group Instructors
Wednesday, December 3
1:30 p.m.
Burnsville YMCA
13850 Portland Avenue South, Burnsville

The purpose of this Parkinson’s Awareness training is for personal trainers and group fitness instructors to better understand Parkinson’s disease and the impact of symptoms on exercise to provide more optimal service for individuals living with the disease. This course is sponsored by an outreach grant provided to Struthers Parkinson’s Center by National Parkinson Foundation Minnesota.

For more information and to register, please visit the event page.

Living Well with PD
Wednesday, December 3
1:00 p.m.
Courtyard Marriott, Maple Grove
11871 Fountains Way, Maple Grove

Complimentary refreshments will be served

Featuring Dr. Daniel Kuyper, Struthers Parkinson’s Center

Please RSVP to 763.545.1272

FREE webinar: Treatment of Freezing Gait and Movement with LSVT BIG
Monday, December 8
11:00 a.m.-noon

Difficulties starting and stopping movement, otherwise known as “freezing” is a common occurrence in Parkinson disease (PD). Freezing issues in PD can be frustrating, increase fall risk, and can even be very disabling. Learn how LSVT BIG treatment specifically addresses freezing symptoms that can occur with walking and other activities of daily living. The webinar will include a 30 minute presentation by LSVT BIG Expert Clinicians followed by an opportunity to ask your freezing related questions live!

Register here