Annual Living Well Conference
The third annual Living Well With Parkinson's Disease Conference "Helping You Live a Balanced Life" occurred on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm at The DoubleTree by Hilton in Greentree. Over 250 participants attended the event in addition to 23 resource vendors and sponsors.
Whether you have been recently diagnosed or have been living with Parkinson's Disease for years, the Living Well Conference, presented in partnership with The Cahouet Center for Comprehensive Parkinson's Care, provided important information and resources to help you manage Parkinson Disease and live a balanced life.
We are thrilled that you could join us for a full day of programs, information and interaction featuring keynote speaker Dave Parker, member of the '79 World Series Champion Pittsburgh Pirates and person living with Parkinson's Disease. Also featured was Dr. Timothy Leichliter, Movement Disorder Specialist and The Clinic Director of The Cahouet Center for Comprehensive Parkinson’s Care in addition to Dr. Michael Zigmond, Professor of Neurology at the University of Pittsburgh.
Afternoon breakouts included presentations focused on long-term planning, exercise, caregiving, hospital preparation and how to live with a positive attitude when you have Parkinson’s Disease.
There was also a diverse resource area with medical, allied medical, health and community support organizations providing information on programs and services that can be beneficial to people living with Parkinson’s Disease and their families.
Thank you for attending and we look forward to a fourth annual Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease Conference in 2017!
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Support groups share information and offer mutual support. Group members are often the sounding board in talking out fears, concerns, or set backs and celebrating victories along the way.