Monday, March 3, 2014

Neurologist to Speak at Power Over Parkinson’s Group, Wednesday, March 12, 4 pm

Versailles Health Care Center is pleased to invite the community to its monthly event for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their families! Power Over Parkinson’s meets monthly to exercise, socialize, and learn. The guest speaker for the evening will be Andrew Duker, MD. Dr. Duker is a fellowship-trained neurologist who has been with the Gardner Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders at the UC Neuroscience Institute since 2007. He is active clinically and also provides microelectrode recording services as part of the Deep Brain Stimulation team during neurosurgical procedures for Parkinson’s Disease, essential tremor, and dystonia at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. As an assistant profession of Neurology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Dr. Duker is committed to teaching and research. He has published numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles, and is involved in clinical trials and investigator-initiated research. Dr. Duker enjoys working with and for his patients, and is focused on making a difference in the lives of those with movement disorders.

The Power Over Parkinson’s session will be led by Shannon Condon, Speech Therapist, and Gina Boerger, Physical Therapist. They will lead the group in vocal and physical exercise. Shannon and Gina hope to offer positive resources to people with Parkinson’s and their caregivers. The Power Over Parkinson’s group will take place Wednesday, March 12 at 4 pm. It will be held at The Rehab Clinic at Versailles Health Care Center. This is a FREE meeting. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. There will also be a door prize giveaway, good for a free entrée, compliments of Michael Anthony’s at the Inn.

For more information or to RSVP, please call Shannon at 937.526.0130.

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