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Challenges of Advanced Parkinson’s and Tips for Better Living

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
End : 11:00 AM Pacific

Presented by Parkinson’s Disease (PD) Foundation, as part of their PD ExpertBriefings series.

 

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Includes Complimentary CEUs

How can people with Parkinson’s live well in the advanced stages of the disease? Hear tips by joining the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation and Peter Fletcher, M.B.Ch.B., M.Sc., for this hour-long online seminar. CEUs available for some health professionals.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Understand advanced Parkinson’s for what it is: Parkinson’s that has been present for many years, which in 2015, is a triumph that neither Jean Charcot nor James Parkinson would have predicted in the 1800s when studying and identifying the disease;
  • Describe how as Parkinson’s advances, its symptoms and signs affect multiple bodily systems. Because people age in variable ways, these symptoms differ between individuals;
  • Recognize the prime drivers of quality of life, which are unique for each individual, when living with advanced Parkinson’s disease; and,
  • Understand the benefits of living life to the fullest today, while making careful plans for what will happen in the months and years to come.

Presenter:

Peter Fletcher, M.B.Ch.B., M.Sc., is consultant physician in the Department of Old Age Medicine at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom, and senior lecturer and Academy Medical Dean at the University of Bristol. Dr. Fletcher specializes in movement disorders, focusing on people who live with Parkinson’s. He runs four clinics across a rural county.

 

 


PLEASE NOTE: This web seminar is being hosted by the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF), and registration will be handled through their website, www.pdf.org.

Questions about registration? Call the PDF at 800-457-6676.                                 

Questions about CEUs? Call ASA at 415-974-9628.

Have technical issues? Call NetBriefings at 866-225-1532.

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