Health care professionals, therapists, volunteers, care partners and those living with Parkinson’s disease are invited to a morning of education and inspiration at the annual Hope Parkinson Symposium on Friday, February 15 at the Broadway Palm in Fort Myers.
The day kicks off at 10 a.m. with an optional pre-event lecture presented by ACADIA Pharmaceuticals. Neurologist and movement disorder specialist Dr. Arif Dalvi from the Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute will discuss “Common Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease.”
The Symposium begins at 11 am. and will feature James Lubanovich from the Michael J. Fox Foundation, presenting “What’s New in Parkinson’s Research.”
Neurologist and Movement Disorder Specialist Dr. Amanda Avila will discuss “Parkinson’s Below the Belt.”
The event concludes with an inspirational message to make “Every Victory Count” from Davis Phinney Foundation Ambassador Edie Anderson.
Symposium registration and exhibits from presenting sponsor ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, supporting sponsors Medtronic and US WorldMeds, along with the Davis Phinney Foundation, Lee Health Rehabilitation Services, Osterhout & McKinney, P.A., Seniors Blue Book, GE Healthcare, and Voice Aerobics begin at 9:30 a.m.
Registration is required and includes a deluxe lunch buffet, beverages and dessert.