Annual Parkinson's Disease Symposium
The Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center hosts the annual Parkinson's Disease Patient and Caregiver Symposium at Harvard Medical School. Each symposium is held on the 3rd Saturday in October and features a range of knowedgable speakers discussing various topics related to Parkinson's disease symptoms, care and research.
All of the talks are directed toward patients, their families and caregivers. Registration for the symposium is free and all are welcome to attend.
Our annual symposium was held on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Harvard Medical School. This year's event, entitled Psychological and Emotional Issues in Parkinson's Disease, featured a panel of speakers discussing a variety of related topics.
The event was webcast live at the YMCA Cape Cod, 2245 Route 132, Barnstable, MA.
Watch it here
2013 Presenters and Topics
Apathy in Parkinson's Disease: What's it all about?
Robert Kohn, MD
Unusual Behaviors: Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson's Disease
Ludy Shih, MD
Treatment of Depression in Parkinson's Disease
Daniel Press, MD
Mind Over Matter: Cognitive Remediation and Mindfulness in Daily Life
Margaret O'Connor, PhD, and Bonnie Wong, PhD
Tai Chi, Zumba, Drumming, and Golf: Join a Wellness Program for the Health of It!
Lissa Kapust, LICSW
Missed a presentation? Want to share a presentation with a family member or friend? In our symposium archive, you'll find the presentations for the past several years.
Psychological and Emotional Issues in Parkinson's Disease: Learn more & watch video »
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Recent Advances in Parkinson's Disease: Learn more & watch video »
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