Partners in Parkinson's
Partners in Parkinson's is a strategic health initiative to fill in knowledge gaps, provide new educational tools and resources for the Parkinson’s community and empower Parkinson’s patients and families to optimize care at every stage of the disease. This initiative is a collaboration between The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and AbbVie. The Parkinson Association of Central Florida is honored to be recognized as the Local Presenting Partner. At the event, you’ll:
LEARN MORE ABOUT PARKINSON'S DISEASE
Partners in Parkinson’s will help you understand a Parkinson’s diagnosis and progression, through panel sessions and breakout discussions.
CONNECT WITH RESOURCES IN YOUR AREA
A comprehensive Resource Fair provides attendees access to resources in their own community including movement disorder specialists, allied care providers, support groups and more.
The event is free. Complimentary parking as well as breakfast and lunch will be provided to all registered attendees. Join us on October 28.
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. - Registration and breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction
9:15 - 9:45 a.m. - The Many Faces of Parkinson's Disease
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. - Seeing a Movement Disorder Specialist: What to Know, Ask and Expect
10:45 - 11:00 a.m. - Morning break
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Parkinson's Research: The Road Ahead
11:30 - 12:00 p.m. - Moderated Q&A on Morning Sessions
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch
12:45 - 1:30 p.m. - You, Your Loved One and Parkinson's Disease
1:30 - 1:45 p.m. - Afternoon break
1:45 - 2:30 p.m. - Breakout Sessions
In addition to the educational sessions outlined above, Partners in Parkinson's will feature a resource fair, staffed and open throughout the day. Browse at your own pace as you connect with resources in your area including medical providers, allied care providers, exercise and activity groups, advocacy groups and more.
The event is free and breakfast and lunch will be provided to all registered attendees.
Saturday, October 28, 2017
6001 Destination Parkway
Orlando, FL 32819