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Aging Resource Center Events


VIRTUAL-The Parkinson’s Workshop

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2024
  • 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Virtual event

This is a virtual event. If you have questions about how to connect to the event, please contact the event host.

Fourth Wednesdays of Each Month January through June, 1-2:30 pm

Leaders: DH Neurology Department

This monthly gathering of people living with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners provides information and strategies for managing a life with Parkinson’s.  Each month, an expert in a new area of interest will discuss how to enhance quality of life while dealing with the impact of Parkinson’s Disease.

PD 101 Series Guest Lecturers 2024

Date                                   Topic                                                                                           Lecturer

January 24, 2024             Ask an Expert                                                                            Stephen Lee, MD, PhD, Mary Feldman, DO

February 28, 2024           Hospitalization in Parkinson’s                                               Melanie Del Frari, APRN

March 27, 2024               Fatigue in Parkinson’s                                                             Rebecca Thompson, MD

April 24, 2024                  PT and the Importance of Exercise                                       TBD

May 22, 2024                   Nutrition and Healthy Eating in Parkinson’s Disease              Birgit Humpert, RDN, LD

June 26, 2024                   Sleep Disorders in Parkinson’s Disease                                Anas Hannoun, MD

July 24, 2024                    Palliative Care                                                                           Dax Volle, MD

August 28, 2024              POLST/end-of-life options                                                      Catherine Amarante, Geri RN

September 25, 2024       Caregiver Care in PD and Dementia                                     Kelly Farrell, MSW

October 23, 2024            TBD – psychiatric                                                                      Brian Rosen, MD

November 20, 2024        TBA (Third Wednesday because of Thanksgiving)

December 25, 2024        NO CLASS

All sessions are virtual, held on the last Wednesday of the month from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

For information, contact movement@hitchcock.org

Registration for each meeting is required to receive the Zoom link.

To register:

Complete the registration form on this page, or email agingcenter@hitchcock.org, or call the Aging Resource Center at 603-653-3460.

You need to register to receive a Zoom link for this class 60 minutes before the class starts. The Zoom link will be sent directly to the email you registered with.