LIVING WELL WITH Parkinson’s Disease: EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
Naples Hosts Symposium with Medical Specialists in the field of Parkinson’s Disease
The Parkinson’s Association of Southwest Florida (PASWFL) presents their annual Living Well with PD: Education Symposium on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, from 9:00 am-2:00 pm, at the Naples Hilton, 5111 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103. The symposium brings together medical specialists and health professionals in the field of Parkinson’s Disease who help persons with PD to live well. Noted speakers include Ihtsham Haq, MD, Chief, Movement Disorders Division, University of Miami Health System, Adolpho Ramirez-Zamora, MD, Associate Professor Neurology, Program Director, Movement Disorders Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at the University of Florida. The program is open to the public and of special interest to persons with PD, their family members, care partners, and the medical community. Tickets, for program and lunch, are $65 before November 30, 2021, and $75 after that date. VIP tickets are $125 and include preferred seating.
The Symposium Schedule Includes:
8:30 am: Registration
9:00 am: Welcoming remarks
PD Best Practices with Q&A: Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, MD
10:45 am: Panel Discussion – Navigating PD: How Can We Help You Live Well with PD? with Q&A. Panel: Judy Jenner, MS, CCC, Carlene Rimes, OTR, Christopher Ippolito, PT, DPT, Marina Lucia Sarno, PsyD, George Dumenigo, LCSW
12:15 pm: Lunch
12:45 pm: Keynote: Navigating PD: Causes, Clinical Trials and the Way Forward with Q&A: Ihtsham Haq, MD
1:45 pm: Closing remarks
For nearly twenty-five years, PASWFL has provided effective programs and services that improve the quality of life, educate, enrich, and empower our community members affected by PD and related neurological diseases. Each week PAWSFL offers more than 20 programs and support groups for members with PD and their care partners in addition to the greater SWFL community. There are no fees associated with becoming a member; the membership application is available online at www.parkinsonassociationswfl.org .
Sponsorship opportunities are available.
For more information, visit ParkinsonAssociationSWFL.org or call 239-417-3465. Parkinson’s Association of Southwest Florida, 2575 Northbrooke Plaza Drive, Building 300, Suite 301, Naples, FL 34119.
IN CASE YOU GO
WHAT: Living Well with PD: Education Symposium
WHERE: Naples Hilton, 5111 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103
WHEN: Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
COST: Tickets, for program and lunch, are $65 before November 30, 2021, and $75 after that date. VIP tickets are $125 and include preferred seating.
INFORMATION: ParkinsonAssociationSWFL.org (239) 417-3465
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