NORTH EAST ALABAMA
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH, 10am - 2pm
First Baptist Church of Gadsden - Fellowship Hall
5th and Walnut, Gadsden, Alabama 35901
FREE to attend but Reservations are required. The Symposium will take place in the Fellowship Hall. Lunch will be catered by Panera.
Please note any dietary restrictions when registering.
This event is sponsored by:
Do you or a loved one have Parkinson's disease (PD)? Do you understand it? Do you know anyone else with PD who can mentor you through the complicated myriad of medications and exercises? Are you fully aware of FDA clinical trials and/or elective surgical options which can help to slow your progression?
The Northeast Alabama Regional Educational Seminar hosted by the Parkinson Association of Alabama will educate you on all of this by seasoned experts as well as those battling PD just like you.
AGENDA AT A GLANCE
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9:30 AM Registration Opens - Time with Exhibitors
10AM Welcome and Opening Remarks, Teri Henley, Parkinson Association of
Alabama Board Member and Marketing Chair
10:30 am Dr. Tapan Abrol, Movement Disorder Specialist, Gadsden Neurology Clinic
11:15 AM Lunch and Time with Exhibitors
12:00 PM LSVT BIG & LOUD Demonstration, Emilee Hollingsworth (PT,)
Brittany Shiflett, and Deborah McBee (ST)
12:30 PM Dr. Jazma Dobbins, Incontinence Changes in Parkinson's
1:00 PM Cindy McMinn, Reflections on Care Partnering
1:30 PM Expert Panel - Q&A
2:00 PM Adjourn
SPEAKER AND SESSION DETAILS
Tapan Abrol, MD
Movement Disorder Specialist
Gadsden Regional Medical Center
PARKINSON'S DISEASE UPDATE
As the only Movement Disorder Specialist for Parkinson's in Gadsden, Alabama, Dr. Abrol will provide a presentation on Parkinson's Disease with updates on the latest treatment options for symptom management.
Board Member and Director of Marketing
Parkinson Association of Alabama
WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
We will provide updates for the latest PD resources in Alabama and show you how to connect to local resources, including support and movement groups, online resource centers and care navigation.
The LSVT BIG and LOUD Certified Therapists from Anniston Regional Medical Center's Outpatient Tyler Center Clinic will be available to present demonstrations on the BIG and LOUD Physical and Speech Therapy Programs.
THANK YOU SPONSORS
Exhibit space is available! Your sponsorships will help to offset the cost of promoting this event, materials, supplies, including a free lunch to attendees. To sign up and reserve a table, please contact Bibby Bailey at email@example.com.
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS
We would like to thank our planning committee for their hard work in organizing and promoting this event.
Are you interested in volunteering for this event? We need people to help with event setup, registration, lunch and event breakdown. Contact Bibby Bailey at firstname.lastname@example.org. for details and to sign-up.