Living with Parkinson's Lecture Series

The Michigan State University Department of Neurology Movement Disorder Clinic is partnering with the Michigan Parkinson Foundation to present the Living With Parkinson’s Lecture series. The program is free of charge and will take place on six consecutive Tuesdays from 1:00pm until 3:00pm. The program begins on Tuesday October 11. All sessions will take place at the University Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 1020 S. Harrison Rd., E. Lansing, MI 48823. The Fellowship Hall is located in the basement of the church. However, there is an elevator available.


Dates: Tuesday afternoons from 1pm to 3pm starting on  October 11, 18, 25, November 1, Nov. 8, 15, 2016


This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. Speakers feature both specialists and people living with PD. This series is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.


The following topics will be included and will be presented by physicians and other health care providers


o   Introduction: What is Parkinson’s disease presented by Denise Van Etten, RN, MSU Movement Disorder Clinic

o   Managing Medications

o   Non-Motor Symptoms

o   Captain of your Own ship

o   Speech & Swallowing Issues

o   Mental Health Issues

o   Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy       


This program is for the person with Parkinson’s disease and their family members or care providers. Although the program is free of charge, space is limited, therefore we ask that you  pre-register. To register, please call  Mary Sue Lanigan at 800-852-9781.




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