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  • When/Where
    June 3

     

    First United Methodist Church

    420 N Nevada Ave., Colorado

    Springs, CO 80903

     

    The Jeanne Taylor Parkinson's Support Group Annual Symposium will be held on June 3 at the First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Avenue.

    The symposium will begin at 8:00 a.m. with continental breakfast, followed by a series of talks by speakers on a variety of topics of interest to those with Parkinson’s and their caregivers.

    Lunch will be provided. The symposium will end at approximately 1:40 p.m.

    Price is $6.00 at pre-registration or $7.50 at the door. Call 719-495-1853 to pre-register. Pre-registration closes on May 26 (checks must be received by then). Call early to ensure a spot for the symposium, as a large attendance is expected.

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  • Speakers

    Speakers

     

    Jessica Saruman, PhD Candidate,
    UCCS, Neuropsychology - “Cognition Issues in Parkinson’s Disease and Possible
    Treatments/Mitigations/Coping Skills”

    Dr. Heather Horton, Clinical Psychologist,
    Director of Wellness, Colorado College - “Psychological Issues in Parkinson’s (Anger, Depression, Anxiety and Apathy) and How to Combat Them”

    Dr. Michele Okun,
    Director of Clinical and Behavioral Research, UCCS - “Sleep Issues with Parkinson’s (Sleep Apnea, Restless Leg Syndrome, Acting Out Dreams, Insomnia) and What Can Be Done About Them”

    Christen Epstein, Nurse Practitioner, Senior Instructor,
    Movement Disorders Center, UC Anschutz - “New Technologies in Deep Brain
    Stimulation (DBS)”

    Rachel Johnson, Speech Therapist, Certified in LSVT Loud, Orthopedic Rehabilitation Associates - “Speech Issues in Parkinson’s and Therapies / Coping Skills / Short Demo”

    Whitney Tice, FNP Instructor, Movement Disorders Center
    UC Anschutz - “Non-Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s and Treatments/Therapies”

    Emily Moncheski, Physical Therapist specializing in Parkinson’s, Orthopedic Rehabilitation
    Associates - “Pain in Parkinson’s Disease and Treatments/Therapies”

     

  • Speakers Schedule

    Tentative Schedule
    Jeanne Taylor Parkinson's Support Group Annual 2017 Seminar, June 3
    First United Methodist Church

    Please check back for updates

    8:00 a.m

    Continental breakfast/browse exhibit room

     

     

    8:40 a.m.

    Greetings/introductory remarks

    Demo by Michelle LeCompte’s Fit Drumming Group

     

    9:00 a.m.

    Keynote speaker in Fellowship Hall/entire group

    Cognition Issues in Parkinson’s Disease and Possible Treatments/Mitigations/Coping Skills

    Speaker: Jessica Saurman, Graduate student, UCCS doing research in Parkinson’s and cognition

    9:45 a.m.

    Break time

    Check out exhibits

    Potty time

    10:05 a.m.

    Psychological Issues in Parkinson’s (Anger, Depression, Anxiety, Apathy) and How to Combat Them; speaker Dr. Heather Horton, Clinical Psychologist, Director of Wellness, Colorado College; Fellowship Hall

    Sleep Issues with Parkinson’s, including sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, acting out dreams, and insomnia and what can be done about them; speaker Dr. Michele Okun, UCCS, Sleep Clinic Director; Theater

    New Technologies in DBS; speaker Christen Epstein, Nurse Practitioner, Movement Disorder Clinic, UCCS Anschutz; Smaller room

    10:50 a.m.

    Short break

     

     

    11:00 a.m.

    Speech Issues in Parkinson’s and Therapies/Coping Skills; speaker Rachel Johnson, Speech Therapist, Certified in LSVT Loud; fellowship hall; entire group

     

     

    11:45

    Break; lunch setup

     

     

    12:00 noon

    Lunch; demo (?)

     

     

    12:45 p.m.

    Non-Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s and Treatments/Therapies; speaker Whitney Rice, Nurse Practitioner, Movement Disorder Center, UCCS Anschutz; Fellowship Hall

    Pain in Parkinson’s Disease and Treatments/Therapies; speaker Emily Mancheski, Parkinson’s Physical Therapist, Orthopedic Rehabilitation Associates; Theater

    New Technologies in DBS; speaker Christen Epstein, Nurse Practitioner, Movement Disorder Center, UCCS Anschutz; smaller room

    1:30 p.m.

    Seminar over; cleanup begins

     

     

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