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PD101 - What you need to know about Parkinson's Disease

Free information session

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Saturday, December 12 (10-11:15am)

David K. Simon, MD, PhD, a board certified neurologist with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, will provide a review of basic information about Parkinson's disease (PD), including how PD is diagnosed, the symptoms that PD patients experience, treatment options, what causes PD, and some of the strategies that are being tested to slow progression of PD.

Dr. Simon is the director of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders and the National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence Parkinson's Disease Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is also an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School.

The seminar is free and open to all. RSVP to wellness@jccgb.org or 617-558-6459.