MIAMI, June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued by the National Parkinson Foundation:
Who: The National Parkinson Foundation
What: 6th Annual Young-Onset Parkinson's Network Conference
When: August 7-9, 2008
Where: Atlanta, GA
Registration: Early registration fee: $79 per person, after June 30, 2008: $99 per person. You must register in advance for the conference; registration at the conference will not be available (meals are included).
Contact: Kay Houghton email@example.com, 1-800-327-4545 x 8145
Founded in 1957, the National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. (NPF) is a preeminent organization representing the diverse Parkinson's community. As the oldest Parkinson's organization, with the most extensive grassroots network of centers, chapters, and support groups in the U.S., Canada, and internationally. NPF marks its 51st anniversary in 2008. Since its inception, NPF has invested more than $130 million in research for Parkinson's disease, as well as in comprehensive care services, education and outreach programs. Presently, the National Parkinson Foundation is committed to increasing the quality of care for this generation of Parkinson's patients through research, education, and care support and outreach services. Please visit http://www.parkinson.org or call 800-327-4545.
-- Overview and Vision for the Future
-- Joyce Oberdorf new President and CEO
-- Hope for Tomorrow
-- Tom Curran (Keynote Speaker) FOX 13 News Anchor, Tampa Bay, FL.
-- Parkinson's Disease and Adjunct Medication Therapy
-- They Say I Have Parkinson's Disease... Now What?
-- Legal Lifeline
-- Nutrition and Parkinson's Disease
-- Workplace Issues: What Congress Giveth, Courts Taketh Away
-- Standing Firmly on Shifting Sands: Self Care for Carepartners
-- Defining Neural Stem Cell Progeny for Therapeutic Application
-- The Genetics of Parkinson's Disease: New Targets for Therapeutic
-- Epidemiology Meets the Internet: Building a New Approach for
Parkinson's Disease Clinical Research
-- Social Security Disability: Getting What You Deserve Hidden List
-- Coping with Grief and Loss
-- Medication Management
-- Deep Brain Stimulation
-- The Politics of Parkinson's Disease
-- Learning to Move -- Introduction to the Feldenkrais Method
-- Obtaining and Training an Assistance Animal
|SOURCE National Parkinson Foundation|
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