Mark Your Calendars – YOPD Women Limited Series Coming Soon

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Women diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD) face decidedly different challenges than do YOPD men. In general, women and men diagnosed with Parkinson’s experience differences when it comes to presenting symptoms, sleep problems, cognitive impact, responses to surgery, medication side effects, emotional health, and the care partner experience. But, when a woman is diagnosed with YOPD, you can add challenges related to contraception, pregnancy, menstruation, menopause, hormones, body image, aging, and more, to their plate.  

We’re here to help everyone on this unique journey. During these YOPD Women sessions, we’ll address all of those topics with the help of doctors, specialists, and our YOPD Women Council leaders, Gaynor, Kat, Heather, Soania, and others. 


The First Wednesday of Every Month
(February 3 – June 2, 2021)
12 – 1:15 pm Mountain Standard Time
(11 am PST, 1 pm CST, 2 pm EST, 7 pm GMT) 

YOPD Resources to Explore

A Primer on YOPD and What’s Coming Next

YOPD Council Webinar Series

Working Full Time with Young-Onset Parkinson’s

Physical Activity and Cognition in Young‐Onset Parkinson’s Disease

Prevalence of Parkinson’s Disease Rising in Younger Adults

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