Parkinson’s Pointers Lecture: Common Misconceptions About Parkinson’s

january, 2019

10jan6:30 pm8:00 pmParkinson's Pointers Lecture: Common Misconceptions About Parkinson'sco-sponsored by PFNCA and Presented By Dr. Kelly Mills

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Event Details

This Program is in Partnership with the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area

The Kensington will serve as a host site for the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area (PFNCA)’s Parkinson’s Pointers lecture series on January 10, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

Dr. Mills of Johns Hopkins University will use various myths or misconceptions regarding Parkinson’s disease and discuss complex issues regarding the diagnosis and treatment. Topics will also include testing to diagnose PD, whether or not PD is a genetic disorder, and timing of the initiation of levodopa therapy.

There is no cost to attend and light refreshments will be served.  The lecture will be live streamed to The Kensington Falls Church as part of PFNCA’s Parkinson’s Pointers program, a lecture series where people gather in various locations for a presentation, and question and session by a physician or other person that specializes in Parkinson’s.  Powerful practical information is shared in a positive setting.  The lecture will include a question and answer session. 

The Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area is a Silver Spring-based non-profit organization that improves the quality of life of those impacted by Parkinson’s disease, their care partners and families, and fosters a sense of community to ensure that no one battles this disease alone. PFNCA offers exercise, communication and education programs to strengthen the physical and emotional health of people impacted by Parkinson’s.

Time

(Thursday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Location

The Kensington Falls Church

700 West Broad Street

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