May

Hudson Valley NY Chapter Meeting

You are cordially invited to attend a meeting of the GBS/CIDP Foundation International Hudson Valley Support Group Chapter.  We will be discussing various ways to cope, adjust and adapt to having GBS or CIDP.  Here is your opportunity to share and hear experiences and ideas with others, and to become part of the GBS/CIDP community.

RSVP to: Bob Burton Chapter Liaison Newburgh N.Y

rbphoneguy@aol.com

914-805-3714

 

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San Diego Chapter Meeting

Speakers:    Dr. Richard Lewis, GBS|CIDP Medical Advisory Board

Marilyn Tedesco, GBS|CIDP Board of Directors

 Topics:

  • Meet and Greet with other patients and their families affected by GBS, CIDP, and other variants
  • Ask the Experts Q&A
  • Learn about San Diego’s upcoming “Walk and Roll”

RSVP to Julie Jukich Julie.Jukich@gbs-cidp.org (619) 218-6033

or Lizz Russell-Parker lizzrussell@aol.com (619) 750 8778

 

Handicap Accessible                                                             Free Parking 

Get ready for the San Diego “Walk and Roll” on June 20th!

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Tennessee Valley Chapter Meeting

The Tennessee Valley Chapter cordially invites patients, their families, caregivers, and interested professionals to a chapter meeting.

Please join us

 

Thursday, May 28th 2015

6:00 PM

 

Place:               Crestwood Medical Center (256) 429-4000

Conference Rooms A & B

One Hospital Drive Southwest

Huntsville, AL 35801

Located off Airport Road between South Memorial Parkway and Whitesburg Drive

Speaker: Sherry Kolodziejczak, MS, OTR/L, IMC

Director of Therapy Services, Crestwood Medical Center

 

Topic: How to deal with fatigue and GBS

 

Meet and Greet with other patients and their families

affected by GBS, CIDP, and other variants

Ask the Experts Q&A

 

Please RSVP by May 21th to Bob Doehrman

(256) 882-2728 bob.doehrman@gbs-cidp.org

Handicap Accessible                                                                   Free Parking 

 

Ask about a “Walk and Roll”

in your area!

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Rochester NY Chapter Meeting

Speaker: Brad Cottier, Owner, Your Care Medical Co. in Penfield, NY

Topic:
• Hear about new equipment, devices, and supplies for the assistance of GBS-CIDP patients.
• Meet and Greet with other patients and their families affected by GBS, CIDP, and other variants
• Learn about upcoming community events

Questions? Contact Noreen Reagan
noreen.reagan@gbs-cidp.org (585) 645-6171

Handicap Accessible                Free Parking

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1st Annual GBS|CIDP & Sterling Yoga Health Fair

Details:  Visit Sterling Yoga & Wellness Center to learn about holistic practices that support a healthy lifestyle.  This event will feature a series of hands-on demonstrations, presentations by local holistic practitioners, and more.  More information will be provided in the coming months.

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June

Utah Chapter Meeting

The Utah Chapter cordially invites patients, their families, caregivers, and interested professionals to a chapter meeting.

 

Please join us

 

Saturday, June 6th 2015

 

11:00 – 2:00 PM

 

Place:  Salt Lake City Public Library

Glendale Branch Community Meeting Room

1375 Concord St

Salt Lake City, UT 84104

 

Speaker: University of Utah Rehabilitation Physical Therapy Group

 

Topics:

  • TRAILS Program (Therapeutic Recreation And Independent Lifestyles)
  • Physical Therapy Opportunities
  • Ask the Experts Q&A
  • Meet and Greet with other patients and their families affected by GBS, CIDP, and other variants

 

Please RSVP by May 30 to Richard Beukema

(435) 658-5430 rebeukema@gmail.com

 

Handicap Accessible            Buffet Lunch Provided                Free Parking 

 

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