Date(s) - Thursday, March 2, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
River Club Caddyshak
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The Neuro Challenge First Thursday Parkinson Cafe in Bradenton serves social, cultural and intellectual interaction for people living with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners.
People living with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners are welcome to attend from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Thursday of each month October through April at the River Club Caddyshak at 6600 River Club Blvd. in Bradenton in the large meeting room.
March 2, 2017 Agenda
10 a.m. Coffee and mingling
10.15 a.m. Getting to Know You
10.45 a.m. Morning speaker: Art Therapy with Lisa Richardson, LMHC, Art Therapist Spirited Away Art Therapy.
Lisa helps people connect with their creativity, and to realize the power creativity has on emotional health.
11.30 a.m. Ageless Grace with Lisa
Noon Buffet Lunch ($10+tax+tip)
12.30 p.m. Singalong with Brad on piano
1 p.m. Afternoon facilitator: Dr. Kenneth P. Vives, a neurosurgeon in Sarasota, who was previously Director of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery at Yale School of Medicine, will talk about deep brain stimulation (DBS) as a treatment for PD. Joe Allen, Medtronic, will answer questions about DBS.
You may request free tickets below and/or call Parkinson Cafe Founder Lynn B. Schramek at 941.351.6281 to register. Events are free; however, each person pays $10+tax+tip for lunch. See more information at www.parkinsoncafe.org.
In collaboration with Arts for Health Sarasota-Manatee, the Parkinson Cafe features several creative arts workshops integrating expressive, visual, dramatic and other arts to enhance our emotional health.