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Parkinson Disease 101

The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center and St. Rose Dominican Hospitals  offer free education seminar for people with PD and their families

The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute/St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, a Catholic Healthcare West hospital, in collaboration with St Rose Dominican Hospitals will be presenting Parkinson Disease 101, a seminar for people with Parkinson Disease and their families.

This two-part program will be held Thursday March 3 and Friday March 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the St Rose Dominican Hospitals–San Martín Campus located at 8280 West Warm Springs Road, Las Vegas.

The purpose of PD 101 is to offer valuable information to people with PD and their families that will allow them to understand and manage their disease on a day-to-day basis. The seminar will cover what happens in the brain of people with PD, symptoms, treatment including medication, surgery and therapies, what an exercise program should include, nutrition, sleep disturbances, care giving, how to talk to your doctor and many other topics.

Participants will receive a resource manual that includes a copy of the presentations as well as background educational material on topics covered in the seminar.

 

Margaret Anne Coles, program manager of the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the most comprehensive Parkinson’s treatment center in the world, explained, “the main goal of PD 101 is to educate people with PD and their families by providing them with information that will help improve their quality of life.”

There is no charge to attend the seminar, but pre-registration is required to guarantee a place. 
Please register by calling 702.616.4900.

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