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John Baumann starts his “Positively Unshakeable” lecture series in San Antonio

July 24, 2015

July 11
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio Marriott Northwest
3233 NW Interstate 410 Loop Frontage Rd
11am
Keynote Speaker
John Baumann, “Embracing Challenges and Living an Amazing Life Goes Well Beyond My 14 Year Journey with Parkinson’s”. Inspirational Speaker and Author
AAPSG Parkinson’s Symposium
Register at https://secure.qgiv.com/for/asatc/event/663515/

August 6
Sandusky, Ohio
Noon
Speaker
“Embracing Challenges and Living an Amazing Life Goes Well Beyond My 14 Year Journey with Parkinson’s”.
Rotary Club
Register at Sandy@toftdairy.com

August 6
Sandusky, Ohio
1912 Hayes Avenue, Community Resource Room
3pm
Keynote Speaker
How to Live an Amazing Life with a Life-changing Disease
Erie County Parkinson’s Support Group
Register at Sandy@toftdairy.com

August 29
St. Simons Island, Georgia
Magnolia Manor
100 Heritage Dr, St Simons Island, GA 31522
12:30pm
Guest Speaker
“Embracing Challenges and Living an Amazing Life Goes Well Beyond My 14 Year Journey with Parkinson’s”.
Ageless Grace
Register at swbsun@aol.com

September 12
New Orleans, Louisiana
Brent House Conference Center, Jefferson Highway
9am
2015 Guest Speaker
How to Live an Amazing Life with a Life-changing Disease
Ochsner Neurosciences, Movement Disorders Fellowship Program
Register at glea@ochsner.org

September 19
Akron, Ohio
PD Boot Camp
Keynote Speaker
“Embracing Challenges and Living an Amazing Life Goes Well Beyond My 14 Year Journey with Parkinson’s”.

September 22
Louisville, Kentucky
Mellwood Art & Entertainment Center
1860 Mellwood Ave.
5:30 to 8:30
Go Confidently Speaker
Go Confidently: Embracing Life-changing Adversity
Norton Healthcare
Register at ELICIA.NEWCOMGREGORY@nortonhealthcare.org

September 26
Albuquerque, New Mexico
“Embracing Challenges and Living an Amazing Life Goes Well Beyond My 14 Year Journey with Parkinson’s”.
New Mexico Parkinson Disease Coalition
Pat Thalhammer, President
4905 Calle del Cielo NE
NMParkinson.org
505 219-5065
Register at nmpdcoalition@gmail.com or prthalh@comcast.net

October 10
Bradenton, Florida
Renaissance
9:30am to noon
Distinguished Speaker Series 10:30am
Keynote Speaker
How to Live an Amazing Life with a Life-changing Disease
Neuro Challenge Foundation
Register at http://www.parkinsonsneurochallenge.org/

October 24
Los Angeles, California
Shoreline Aquatic Park, Long Beach
9am to 1pm
One-on-one inspiration
National Parkinson Foundation Moving Day
Register at www.NPFMovingDay.org

October 31
St. Louis, Missouri
Gateway Conference Center
8am to 3:30pm
Morning opening session, ‘The Many Faces of Parkinson’s’, a guided discussion (moderated by Dave Iverson) 8am
Closing Panel 2:30pm
Reinvent Yourself
Partners in Parkinson’s was developed by The Michael J. Fox Foundation and AbbVie in collaboration with National Participating Partners The Davis Phinney Foundation, The Parkinson’s Action Network, The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, The American Parkinson Disease Association and The Parkinson Voice Project.
Register at https://www.tfaforms.com/360725?cid=aff_stl_mjf_00171&

November 9
Lexington, Kentucky
Hilary J Boone Center at the University of Kentucky
500 Rose Street
9:45 to 10:15
Speaker
“Embracing Challenges and Living an Amazing Life Goes Well Beyond My 14 Year Journey with Parkinson’s”.
Lexington Area Parkinson’s Group
Gathering for Good Symposium
Register at sandraleerice@gmail.com]

November 14
North Port, Florida
Heron Creek Golf and Country Club.
9:30am to noon Distinguished Speaker Series
10:30am
Keynote Speaker
How to Live an Amazing Life with a Life-changing Disease
Neuro Challenge Foundation
Register at http://www.parkinsonsneurochallenge.org/

Feb. 12, 2016
Ft. Myers, Florida
Harborside Convention center
9am to noon
Guest Speaker
“Embracing Challenges and Living an Amazing Life Goes Well Beyond My 14 Year Journey with Parkinson’s”
Hope Parkinson Program
Register at Michelle.Martin@HopeHCS.org

Testimonials

“After two years of not being able to hear speakers in person , I was thrilled to have John Bauman as a speaker at our “ Living Well With Parkinson’s’ Gala!. Not only was John engaging and inspiring to get to know off stage , on stage he truly drove home the theme of empowerment to our audience and left our growing community of attendees with several “ aha “ moments and desire to hear more. He spoke from personal experience as a Parkinson’s patient ,inspiring the audiences motivation to truly wish to make a difference and uniting us all in our humanity. Attendees after listening to John , felt inspired to make a difference in the world and do their part to create change for those living with Parkinson’s. My only regret was not being able to spend more time with John and I look forward to having him speak again to our audience.”

Naomi Wong WPP Program Manager

John’s message of hope, inspiration and laughter was ideal for anyone living with PD. He was extremely flexible and a delight to work with.

Leisha Phipps, MSW Program Director - Dallas Area Parkinson Society

We all felt inspired and enjoyed listening to your presentation. Even though we are not living with Parkinson’s, we felt boost of motivation to continue helping those who are living with this disease. I am motivated to make more personal phone calls to people living with PD and asking how they are doing. Sometimes that “extra” bit of kindness truly makes a difference to someone. I am also motivated to research program ideas and partner with other organizations that may have similar values.

I learned that life is unexpected and that you cannot control it. What matters is your attitude!

-Great way to end the day, brave man, thank you very much!

-Good, excellent, great, outstanding speaker, very moving!

-Inspirational who just “gets it”

-Positive thinker and very funny!

-Honest speaker but also humorous!

Parkinson’s Society of Southwest Ontario, Canada, Symposium Keynote Presentation

“whatever hand life deals you, whatever life changing adversity you have to endure, you still have some control over it.” “You don’t have to just to live well,” he advises,” but live an Amazing Life.” The formula he proposes: Faith in yourself, discipline, determination, desire, intensity, and inner strength.

MARY SPREMULLI VOICE AEROBICS

Yes, you touched every person at our conference, who will in turn change and impact so many others. The feedback from our participants was overwhelmingly positive. You are the only speaker to ever receive a standing ovation. Thank you for taking time to share, motivate and inspire. We are blessed to know you.

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING REHABILITATION HOSPITAL

I will be honest. During the first 10 minutes of your presentation, I started reading work related material on my laptop. For surely, I had watched your You-Tube and seen your videos and knew what to expect. Surely, as a therapist I had studied this disease, the pathological components, the psychological components, the treatment alternatives……..Surely, I understand it.

Not so much. You caught my attention and I was enthralled. You were able to couple the impairments you experience with the emotions felt. You walked us through your life with the disease through “your eyes”. A perspective that a therapist/nurse rarely has the chance to hear. We get so busy telling patients how to deal with x, y and z, but our eyes are blurred by the science of it all most of the time.

You did it through truth, Through your humor, humility and determination to tell your story. One that most deservedly needs to be shared.

I will advocate to have you share your story. I appreciate your determination, diligence and dedication.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER REHABILITATION HOSPITAL