Educational Events

Mind, Mood & Motion

The Brownwood Hotel and Spa
3003 Brownwood Boulevard
The Villages, FL 32163
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
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Check-in and exhibitor tables open at 2 p.m. ET

Parkinson’s disease effects multiple aspects of a person’s life. Join us and learn about some of the cognitive, emotional, and movement symptoms that can come with Parkinson’s, hear from top researchers in the state about advancements in treatments and care, and get connected with local wellness classes and support groups so that you can live your best life with Parkinson’s.

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.

Expert Speakers:

Mitesh Lotia, MD
Movement Disorder Neurologist, AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute

Dawn Bowers, PhD, ABPP/CN
Neuropsychologist, UF Departments of Neurology and Clinical & Health Psychology
UF Research Foundation Professor, the Director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases, a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

Expert Panelists:

Moderator: Joanne August, MSN, BSN
OPS Research Scholar 
UF Departments of Neurology & Movement Disorder 

Laura Patrick, PT, DPT
Clinical Neuro Program Manager, AdventHealth

Mia Watler, MSW
Brain Health Clinical Social Worker, AdventHealth

Tammy Dunseath
Genesis Health Clubs Brownwood

Gary Canner, Parkinson's Foundation Ambassador & Person with Parkinson's
Joan Canner, Gary's Spouse and Care Partner


Thank you to our sponsor:

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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