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Educational Programs for People with Parkinson's and their Families

2017 Symposium on Parkinson’s disease presented on September 29th at the Van Andel Institute

Speaker Presentations:

pdf Updates in Research Patrick Brundin PhD MD Presentation (1.29 MB)

pdf The role of Therapy Exercise in Managing PD 2017 pptx (002) (1.04 MB)

pdf Mental Health Issues Coping with Anxiety Sleep Issues B Fisher PhD (2.07 MB)

pdf Managing Non Motor Symptoms of PD Christos Sidiropoulos MD (317 KB)

pdf Debunking PD Myths and the role of Exercise Eric Ahlskog MD PhD for web (3.49 MB)

Living with Parkinson's

This education series of six or seven weeks, geared to people living with Parkinson's disease (people with PD, family, friends) was originally created in 1981 by health professionals at Harper Hospital in Detroit. The course, conducted for 2 to 2-1/2 hours once a week, is designed to provide the latest information on what Parkinson's disease is, available treatment and therapies, and coping. One facilitator is available throughout the program and various health professionals provide presentations and discussions. These presenters include a neurologist, nurse, physical and occupational therapists, a speech and language pathologist, and a social worker and/or psychologist. Frequently, the program includes people successfully coping with PD.

 

Orientation to Parkinson's

A 2-hour program designed for those people who are newly diagnosed and their family and friends, intended to orient them to what Parkinson's disease is and what resources there are for them.

pdf Orientation to PD 11 28 17 at MPF (219 KB)

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Bingham Farms, MI 48025

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World Parkinson Coalition

Alliance of Independent Regional Parkinson Organizations