Parkinson's Disease Workshops for Patients

The OHSU Parkinson Center and Movement Disorders Program offers workshops and other events to help you live your best life with Parkinson’s disease.

  • See below for ongoing workshops.
  • See our Events page to look for events such as our annual Parkinson’s disease symposium and our annual CarePartner Connections workshop.
  • See our Parkinson’s Disease: Video Library page to watch sessions from previous events.
Posed group photo of our Newly Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease team: Shannon Anderson, M.P.A.S., PA-C, OHSU Parkinson Center and a couple who have successfully lived with Parkinson's disease for over a decade
Shannon Anderson (right), a physician assistant and expert in Parkinson’s disease, and Pat and Dan Baker lead our workshop for those with a recent Parkinson’s diagnosis.

Workshop: Newly Diagnosed with Parkinson’s

Do you have a recent Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis? Our Newly Diagnosed with Parkinson’s workshop can connect you with experts and other patients and caregivers. You’ll be able to:

  • Learn from experts on Parkinson’s
  • Get answers to your questions
  • Learn about support and resources


Who can attend: The workshops are designed for patients diagnosed within the past three years. Your partner/caregiver is welcome to attend.

Leader: Workshops are led by Shannon Anderson, a physician assistant with extensive knowledge on Parkinson’s disease. She is joined by Dan and Pat Baker, who have lived with Parkinson’s for more than a decade.

Cost: $20 a person covers materials and a light breakfast.

Format: We keep workshops small (about 10 participants/five couples) so we can tailor each session and address your specific questions and concerns.

Where and when: Sessions are on OHSU’s Marquam Hill Campus. You will receive details after you register. See below for dates.


Registration is required so we can keep workshops small.


Once you have confirmed your registration, please complete and return this questionnaire before the workshop. This helps us tailor the workshop to your needs.

The form lists how you can return it. If you need help or want to request a mailed questionnaire, please call 503-494-9054 or 503-494-7230.

Workshop series: Essential Tools for Parkinson's Disease

This series is designed to help patients and their families manage Parkinson’s disease as it progresses. You will learn practical tools and information to help you prepare for and manage Parkinson’s as it becomes a greater challenge.


Who can attend: These workshops are designed to help Parkinson’s patients and their families living with midstage Parkinson’s.

Leaders: Workshops are led by Parkinson’s disease providers.

Cost: $10 a person covers materials and light refreshments.

Where and when: Oregon Medical Education Foundation, 11740 S.W. 68th Parkway, Tigard, OR 97223. See below for dates, times and registration.

Cancellation policy and questions: Full refunds are available until 72 hours before the event. If you have questions or need to cancel, please contact Jenn Carpenter at or 503-494-9054.


Registration is required. It opens one month before each session.

July 11, 2019, 1-3 p.m.
Intimacy/Relationships and Patient Panel

Sept. 5, 2019, 1-3 p.m.
Self-Efficacy and Advanced Planning

For patients

  • Referral: To become a patient, please ask your doctor for a referral.
  • Questions: For questions or follow-up appointments, call 503-494-7772 .
  • Find forms for new and returning patients.


Parking is free for patients and their visitors.

OHSU Parkinson Center
Center for Health & Healing Building 1, eighth floor
3303 S.W. Bond Ave.
Portland, OR 97239
Map and directions

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