Parkinson Cafe

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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

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.

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About Parkinson Cafe

Lynn created the Parkinson Cafe in 2009 to provide social, cultural and intellectual interaction for people with Parkinson's disease and their care partners. She obtained the Federal Trademark in 2013. The monthly events, which run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. from October through April, are designed to enhance quality of life.

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