Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Home-made hope: Pete to speak at Hope Conference in Seattle this November

Excitement! Suspense! Harrowing adventure!...That's what's in it for me. What's in it for you when I speak at the Hope Conference in Seattle? I plan to look at the idea of "Home-made hope, lessons learned in spite of myself in rebuilding your life after diagnosis". The Hope Conference is an event for people with Parkinson's Disease, their families and care givers. Here is a summary from the American Parkison's Disease Association Seattle Chapter

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Seattle Airport Hilton Convention Center
17620 International Blvd
Seattle WA 98188

The American Parkinson Disease Association,Washington Chapter, and the Northwest Parkinson's Foundation are co-hosting the region's largest educational symposium for patients, family, friends, and caregivers.

Guest Speakers:
Dr. Jay Alberts, Biomedical Engineer Assistant Professor at Cleveland Clinic, Lerner Research Institute
"Is Exercise Medicine for Parkinson's Disease?"
Dr. James Leverenz, Associate Professor, Depts. Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Washington
"Research Update: Biomarkers and PD"
Dr. Monique Giroux, Movement Disorder Specialist, Medical Director of the Northwest Parkinson's Foundation
Wellness Center
"Wellness Choices for Brain Health"
Peter Dunlap-Shohl
"Homemade Hope, How to Thrive Today with PD"
Matt Ford, PT, MA, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
"Music is Exercise for the Parkinson's Brain"

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