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Parkinson`s Disease: 4th Annual New Hope Conference

10-22-2010 07:40 AM CET | Health & Medicine

Press release from: Parkinson Research Foundation

PARKINSON’S DISEASE: NEW HOPE

Fourth Annual PRF Parkinson’s Disease Conference

Deerfield Beach Hilton– Boca Raton, Florida

Monday, November 1, 2010

Program chair, Dr. Stuart Isaacson, M.D.

The Parkinson Research Foundation will be presenting a conference to provide Parkinson’s disease patients and caregivers in Southern Florida with an opportunity to learn about the latest drugs and treatments for Parkinson’s disease that can enhance their lives. A secondary objective is to provide a forum for patients and caregivers to share their concerns and successes with Parkinson’s experts and other local patients.

This 1-day program will have general session presentations throughout the day, exhibition sessions during the sponsored snack breaks, and a question and answer session at the end of every participants and speakers sessions.

Topics to be discussed at the conference include:

• Non-motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease
• Intro to Wii as a Therapy Aid
• Treating Parkinson’s disease, l-dopa to stem cells
• Future Hope for Parkinson’s Disease
• Use It or Lose It
• Advances in Surgery for Parkinson’s Disease
• Voice Aerobics
• Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease
• How do Support Groups Help

About the Parkinson Research Foundation (PRF)

The Parkinson Research Foundation is a nonprofit health organization providing Parkinson's disease research, information and advocacy. The mission of PRF is to help cure Parkinson's disease and to improve the lives of all people affected by the disease. To fulfill this mission, the Parkinson Research Foundation will fund research, publish scientific findings, provide funding for information and other services to people with Parkinson's disease, their families, caregivers, health care professionals and the public. PRF also expects to be actively involved in advocating for scientific research and for the rights of people with Parkinson's disease.
The money raised by PRF funds research, information programs, and advocacy and awareness efforts that will support the over one million people with Parkinson's disease in communities across America.
For more information about PRF or to register for this November 01, 2010 Conference, please contact Ms. Rosa Seminario at rseminario@parkinsonresearchfoundation.org or call (800) 869-1551 ext. 0. Thank you for your interest and support.

The Parkinson Research Foundation is a nonprofit health organization providing Parkinson's disease research, information and advocacy. The mission of PRF is to help cure Parkinson's disease and to improve the lives of all people affected by the disease. To fulfill this mission, the Parkinson Research Foundation will fund research, publish scientific findings, provide funding for information and other services to people with Parkinson's disease, their families, caregivers, health care professionals and the public. PRF also expects to be actively involved in advocating for scientific research and for the rights of people with Parkinson's disease.

Parkinson Research Foundation
P.O.Box 20256
Sarasota, FL 34238

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