Symposium to Feature Presentations from National Experts and Latest Information about Parkinson’s Disease
Proceeds to Benefit American Parkinson Disease Association
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – In its continued efforts to increase awareness about Parkinson’s disease, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center (OCMMC) is hosting the Parkinson’s Wellness Symposium on Saturday, September 14th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Conference Rooms A, B, C, and D at OCMMC located at 9920 Talbert Ave. in Fountain Valley.
Participants will enjoy a continental breakfast and lunch while listening to presentations by national experts in Parkinson’s disease about symptoms, new treatments, and important tips on how to maintain brain health during the aging process. The Symposium schedule is as follows:
8 a.m.: Registration, Continental Breakfast and Opportunity to Visit Exhibit Booths
9:05 a.m.: Presentation: Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease before the diagnosis
Daniel Truong, M.D., Medical Director of the Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Institute
10:00 a.m.: Presentation: “In This Corner Hope” Rock Steady Boxing, Fighting back against Parkinson’s – Anne Adams – Rock Steady Boxing Affiliate and Coach
10:45 a.m. Improvement in Quality of Life with Deep Brain Stimulation Devin Binder, M.D., Neurosurgeon at OCMMC
12:45 p.m.: Medications Old and New – Mayank Pathak, M.D., Neurologist at OCMMC
1:45 p.m.: Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease – Tyler Cheung, M.D., Movements Disorder Program Fellow, Department of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
2:00 p.m.: Maintaining Brain Health as We Age – Tonia Vojtkofsky, PsyD., Psychologist at Cognitive Care Solutions
The event cost is $20 per person and $30 per couple and participants must register before or on Friday, September 6th. Proceeds from the event will benefit the American Parkinson Disease Association. For more information, please call Teri Brown at (714) 378-5022 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.