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Parkinson's Disease: Strategies to Manage Some Common Challenges

Organizer

Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Date and Time

Saturday, September 7, 2019
8:30 am to 2:30 pm

Location

Grappone Conference Center
70 Constitution Avenue
Concord, NH

This is an educational event for people with Parkinson's disease (PD), their care partners and the community.

Hosted by the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Program Schedule

8:30 AM REGISTRATION TABLE OPENS
Visit our exhibit tables and enjoy the continental breakfast

9:30 AM WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Diane Sherman, PhD
Coordinator of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center; Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

9:45 AM THE HIDDEN SYMPTOMS OF PARKINSON'S AND HOW TO DEAL WITH THEM
Anas Hannoun, MD
Movement Disorders Specialist, Neurology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester; Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
You’ll learn:
■ Non-motor symptoms that are associated with PD.
■ Simple explanations of why those symptoms appear and how they are related to PD.
■ Multiple non-pharmacological ways and lifestyle changes to manage those conditions.

10:45 AM BREAK

11:00 AM DON'T LOSE IT, USE IT: NEW SKILLS TO SUPPORT AND MAINTAIN YOUR SPEAKING VOICE 
Angelynne K. Hinson, BA, JD
Angelynne Hinson Voice Support Services
Professional Vocalist and Voice Instructor
Guest Director, Tremble Clefs Boston
Learn about:
■ Techniques that help maintain vocal stamina.
■ Breathing exercises to aid in efficient voice production and articulation.
■ How group singing can supplement medical therapies. No singing experience ncessary!

12:00 PM LUNCH AND VISIT WITH OUR EXHIBITORS

1:30 PM WHAT IS CONDUCTIVE EDUCATION (CE) AND HOW CAN IT IMPROVE THE LIVES OF THOSE WITH PD? 
Maria Heine and Zita Heine
Conductive Education Specialists, Second Chance CE
What you'll learn:
■ How regular practice of CE impacts the symptoms of PD. 
■ Use CE to re-learn everyday tasks and overcome daily difficulties. 
■ Importance of balance and coordination.
■ Try our demonstration of key components of CE!

2:15 PM CLOSING REMARKS, ADJOURN

 

About the Presenters

Anas Hannoun, MD is a Movement Disorders Specialist in the Section of Neurology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester. He completed his MD at the University of Jordan and his Internship at Englewood (NJ) Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Hannoun joined Dartmouth-Hitchcock in 2018 after completing his Neurology Residency and then his Movement Disorders Fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He is a member of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and is Clinical Assistant Professor at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.


Angelynne K. Hinson has decades of experience in private voice instruction as well as arts education and curriculum development for numerous group voice programs. She has done advanced coursework in Vocal Pedagogy and Voice Disorders (UNH), Vocal Physiology and Anatomy (Mass. General Hospital) and Functional Voice Training (Lichtenberg Institute of Germany). She has designed individual rehabilitative programs for voice dysfunctions brought on by stroke, Parkinson’s disease, reduced lung function and capacity, and vocal tract surgery. Angelynne is an acclaimed professional soprano soloist and stage performer, and has presented vocal workshops for amateur and professional singers. She is the guest director for the Tremble Clefs Boston, a chorus for people with Parkinson’s and their caregivers. Angelynne has a BA from Harvard University and a law degree from UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law.


Maria Heine is a graduate of the Peto Institute in Hungary who began practicing Conductive Education (CE), a comprehensive movement-based program for those with neurological disorders, in 1977. After noticing the results of CE on participants with Parkinson’s disease and stroke, Maria developed a highly specialized CE Program unique to those living with these conditions, and became an Independent CE Consultant for PD and stroke. In 1990 she was invited to the United Kingdom to develop a new CE Program at Springhill Rehabilitation Center and became the director of UK Registered Charity ITI-UK, for CE for Adults with Neurological Disorders and Head Injuries. In 2013, Maria relocated to the US, offering regular CE weekly classes, Intensive Sessions and private sessions to the PD community in the New England/Boston Area.


Registration
To enroll, please fill out the registration form and mail with a check made payable to "Hitchcock Foundation" for $20 per person to:

Diane L. Sherman
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756

Download registration form here.

Payment is by check only. Continental breakfast and lunch are included. Scholarships are available.
Registration deadline: August 23, 2019
Please note that space is limited and registration may close before August 23.

 

Directions
Courtyard by Marriott, Grappone Conference Center 70 Constitution Avenue, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-0303
www.grapponeconferencecenter.com

From the North: I-93 South to exit 15W. Turn right at stop sign and proceed to flashing yellow light. Turn right at flashing yellow light onto Commercial Street. Proceed to stop sign and turn right, continuing on Commercial Street, and turn right into Corporate Center at Horseshoe Pond.

From the South: I-93 North to exit 15W (393/202 West). Turn right at flashing yellow light onto Commercial Street. Proceed to stop sign and turn right, continuing on Commercial Street and turn right into Corporate Center at Horseshoe Pond.

From the West: I-89 to I-93 North to exit 15W (393/202 West). Turn right at flashing yellow light onto Commercial Street. Proceed to stop sign and turn right, continuing on Commercial Street, and turn right into Corporate Center at Horseshoe Pond.

From the East: 393/202 West (cross over I-93) to right at flashing yellow light onto Commercial Street. Proceed to stop sign and turn right, continuing on Commercial Street, and turn right into Corporate Center at Horseshoe Pond.

 

Accommodations
Guest rooms at the Courtyard by Marriott are available at a discounted rate of $149 per night, plus 9% tax. Please call the Courtyard by Marriott directly if you wish to make a reservation: (603) 225-0303. Mention the discount code "DHFC" when you call. Reservations must be made by August 23, 2019 to receive the discounted rate.

 

Questions?
Contact the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock:
(603) 653-6672
Diane.L.Sherman@hitchcock.org

 

Keywords: Community Health Education

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