Options & Opportunities Symposium for Parkinson's Disease
31st Annual Parkinson's Disease Symposium
A Healthier You!
Diet, Exercise, and Brain Wellness
Sunday, October 12, 2014
9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Red Lion Jantzen Beach Hotel, Portland
Parkinson’s Disease Symposium Highlights Wellness
The OHSU Parkinson Center heard you! Last year’s evaluations wanted this year’s symposium to focus on diet, exercise, and keeping our minds healthy in the face of PD. So our 31st annual symposium will highlight the latest information in these areas.
Deadline October 1, 2014
Program, lunch, and materials: $35 per person
These Parkinson experts will seek to empower you in shaping your health for optimal function.
Dr. Christine Tangney, Professor and Clinical Nutritionist at Rush University
Update on the latest in nutritional health for Parkinson's disease wellness
Dr. Joseph Quinn, our new medical director
Dr. Quinn is an expert on the impact of Parkinson’s disease and other neurologic disorders on memory.
Dr. Fay Horak, PD exercise expert
- Nutrition and Diet: Eating Healthy for Parkinson’s Disease
- Brain Health for Parkinson’s Disease
- The Science and Reward of Exercise
- Research Update
- Special Caregiver Breakout: Caregiver Connections
Vendor and Education Fair
We’ll also have many community vendors offering resources and ideas for how to live better with Parkinson’s disease, as well as displays on:
- PD education
- PD research
- PD therapy