Educational Events

Managing Changing Symptoms

First Baptist Church of Huntsville
600 Governors Drive
Huntsville, AL 35801
10:00 am to 12:30 pm CDT
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Please note that this event is from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CT.

Learn how Parkinson’s disease symptoms may change over time and the latest advances in treatment and care for both movement issues like balance and freezing and non-movement issues like blood pressure and bladder/GI functions. This program will also provide information on self-advocacy and tools for building support systems to cope with new challenges.

Featured Speakers

Jay Arthur van Gerpen, MD
Huntsville Hospital

Rebeka Sipma, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

Expert Panelists

Erin E. Edmundson, PT, DPT
Huntsville Hospital

Carley Frensley, BSW
Alabama Lifespan Respite

Angela Davis
Huntsville Hospital

Kristi Holland OTR/L
Huntsville Hospital

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. This program is open to people with Parkinson's, their family, friends and the community.

*This program is hosted by the Parkinson’s Foundation Gulf Coast Chapter, in partnership with Huntsville Hospital and Alabama Lifespan Resource Resource Network®.

COVID SAFETY: We’re closely monitoring the coronavirus pandemic and following all local and state regulations for your health and safety. For the safety of the Parkinson’s community, we’re asking our participants to follow city and state guidelines regarding mask usage and social distancing safety protocols. Changes to the event date and location may be made, if necessary. Thank you for doing your part to help protect our community!

The Parkinson's Foundation is grateful for the unwavering support of our Program Sponsor. We invite you to view our full list of sponsors and learn more about them by visiting our Chapter Webpage.

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