Johns Hopkins Speaker on Parkinson’s Disease At Collington; Support Group Launched

Yesterday, more than 50 people attended an informative presentation in the Auditorium on Parkinson’s disease, given by Rebecca Dunlop, R.N., M.S., the Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center.

The PowerPoint from her excellent presentation, which she made available to us to put up on this web site, covers topics about the disease, such as, incidence, motor and non-motor symptoms, causes, stages, treatments (including drugs, surgery, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, massage, and many others), and  as well as areas of hope for the future.  She stressed how variable and individual the symptoms can be, and noted that most cases progress quite slowly.

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