Neuroscience Group announces Parkinson’s disease support group
Group will offer resources, education and group discussions about Parkinson’s disease
Neenah, Wis. (March 6, 2011) – According to the National Parkinson Foundation, more than one million people in the United States suffer from Parkinson’s disease, with 50,000 – 60,000 people being diagnosed each year. There are an estimated four to six million people who are affected by the disease worldwide.
Neuroscience Group will be hosting a monthly Parkinson’s disease support group, presented by the Appleton chapter of the Wisconsin Parkinson Association (WPA). The group will meet to share their personal experiences about coping with the disease, as well as have the opportunity to learn from educational materials, various guest speakers and social activities. The group will meet the fourth Thursday of every month in the classroom.
“We want to give those suffering from Parkinson’s disease a place to come and discuss their story,” said Cheryll Poissant, Director of Clinical Operations for Neuroscience Group. “We’re happy to host a group that brings awareness and support to Parkinson’s members in the community.”
The first talk will be held on March 22 from 2 - 4 p.m. at Neuroscience Group, 1305. W. American Dr. in Neenah. Please RSVP to the group’s facilitator, Patrick Pelkey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 920.538.0144. You can also visit www.neurosciencegroup.com for more information.
About Neuroscience Group
Neuroscience Group is a multi-specialty physician practice focused on the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of the nervous system: brain, spine, spinal cord and peripheral nerves.