Parkinson's Disease and Epilepsy can affect younger and older individuals. The neurologically based disorders have symptoms that can affect both the motor and non motor functions. With proper management and treatment of these symptoms, along with a knowledgeable and caring health care team, the debilitating effects of these symptoms can be diminished. Current research findings will be discussed as well as the impact of these disorders on the client, family and the community. Come and hear the experts!
Michael Bilozur, PhD, Professor of Biology, Regis College
Paul T. Gross, MD, Chair, Department of Neurology, Lahey Clinic, Clinical Professor of Neurology, Tufts University School of Medicine.
Lisa M. Townsend CNRN, MSN, NP-C, Nurse Practitioner for the Deep Brain Stimulator Team, Massachusetts General Hospital.
Patricia Shafer MN, RN, NP, The Epilepsy Nurse Specialist, Coordinator, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Susan Welby, Director of Programs, Epilepsy Foundation, MA, RI, NH, ME, and Boston
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