The Victory Summit® Event Albany


All times are Eastern Daylight Time

8:30 – 9 am: Movement Break — Dance Beyond Parkinson’s (optional)
Rachelle Smith-Stallman, MS, BCDMT, LCAT

9:15 – 9:30 am: The Virtual Victory Summit Event Tech Check and CAC Member Welcome (optional)

9:30 – 9:40 am: Welcome and Information for the Day

9:40 – 10 am: Welcome and Inspiration
Davis and Connie Phinney, Founders, Davis Phinney Foundation (Louisville, CO)

10 – 10:40 am: Cognition and Mood and How to Manage Them
Greg Pontone, MD, MHS, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore, Maryland)

10:45 – 11:15 am: Not Just the Shakes: Non-motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Christopher Tarolli, MD, University of Rochester Medical Center (Rochester, New York)

11:15 – 11:25 am: Break

11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Mind of a Dancer
David Leventhal, Program Director, Dance for PD®

12:05 – 12:25 pm: How to Live Well with Parkinson’s
Kat Hill, Davis Phinney Foundation Ambassador

12:30 – 12:40 pm: Movement Break — Boxing

12:45 – 1:30 pm: Q&A Panel — Ask Them Your Most Pressing Questions and Closing
Dr. Pontone, Dr. Tarolli, David Leventhal

1:30-1:35 pm: Group Sign Off

Download this collection of resources to help you live well during this time of physical distancing, all accessible from the comfort of your own home.

Saturday, October 3, 2020

On Saturday, October 3, join the Davis Phinney Foundation online for our Albany Parkinson’s event. This virtual national educational event is a moving morning of information and inspiration, featuring dynamic presentations from leading movement disorder neurologists and therapists from across the country. You will leave feeling motivated and armed with tools to help you be more involved in your own treatment and to improve your quality of life. As one attendee said, “I left this event with the knowledge and hope of how to live well with my Parkinson’s.”




Registration is now open. To receive the program book and other event materials in the mail, register by September 20.

Thank You to the Following Local Parkinson's Leaders Involved with the Community Action Committee

Mark Burek, Hope Soars

Jud Eson, Capital District Parkinson’s Support Group

Nancy Eson

Nancy Hovey

Steve Hovey, Davis Phinney Foundation Ambassador

Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center of Albany Medical Center

Marie Thorne

Thank you to our SPONSORS