Educational Events

Managing Changing Symptoms (Gulf Coast Chapter)

Davison Athletics Complex (LA Tech University)
1454 West Alabama Avenue
Ruston, LA 71272
10:00 am to 1:00 pm CDT
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Check-in starts at 9:30 a.m.

After many years of good symptom management, Parkinson's disease may become more challenging. Learn how Parkinson's symptoms may change over time and new strategies available for managing them. Get your Parkinson's questions answered by a movement disorder specialist and a panel of Parkinson's experts.

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


Brian Copeland, MD
LSU Health

Kevin Hargrave, MD
Ochsner Health 

Agenda (CST)

9:30 A.M.-10:00 a.m.

Check-in and Exhibitor Booths Open

10:00 a.m.-10:10 a.m.

Annie Long, Parkinson's Foundation

10:10 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Managing Changing Symptoms Q&A
Brian Copeland, MD, LSU Health

11:00 a.m.- 11:15 a.m.

Fitness Break - Music and Movement
LA Tech

11:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Sleep Changes in Parkinson's
Kevin Hargrave, MD, Ochsner Health

11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m

Question & Answer Session

12:00 p.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Stretch & Lunch Break

12:20 p.m.-12:55 p.m.

Expert Panel: Importance of a Parkinson's Care Team
(Moderator) Dr. Donna Hood, Louisiana Tech University

12:55 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks
Annie Long, Parkinson's Foundation


COVID SAFETY: The health and safety of our participants, sponsors, volunteers and staff are our top priority. We continue to monitor CDC recommendations and will adhere to state and local COVID guidelines in place on the event day. Adjustments will be made if necessary.

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