Naperville, IL: Mindfulness: Staying Connected with Parkinson's

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NIU Naperville
Special Event Rooms
1120 East Diehl Road
Naperville, IL 60563

Description: The National Parkinson Foundation is pleased to announce our first Chicago education event, “Mindfulness: Staying Connected with Parkinson’s”. Learn how to overcome depression through mindful awareness, use creative expression in your daily life and understand the importance of staying connected with others. Explore the concept of neuroplasticity, discover how to use games and puzzles to maintain a healthy brain and learn how occupational therapy can help people with Parkinson's disease stay active in daily life.

Agenda:

8:30 - 9am: Registration/Light Breakfast
9 - 9:15am: Welcome/Opening Remarks
9:15 - 10:00am: Depression & Parkinson’s/Practical Tips for Staying Connected
10 - 10:30am: Mindfulness + Creative Expression
10:30 - 11am: Break with Yoga
11:00 - 11:30am: Maintaining A Healthy Brain: Brain Games            
11:30 - Noon: The Benefits of Occupational Therapy

When: Saturday, June 7, 2014, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Fee(s): Attendance is free, made possible by the generosity of our donors from the Chicago Moving Day event and the Rush-Copley Medical Center.

Contact Phone: (312) 505-7602.

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