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On The Menu - Nutrition in Parkinson's

  • Details

  • 12/04/20
  • 12 - 1:30 p.m.
  • Free
  • All Ages
  • Categories

  • Educational

Event Description

Join us for On the Menu: Nutrition in Parkinson’s – Iowa City, a free online event for people with Parkinson’s and their loved ones. Learn about the importance of a balanced diet as a foundation of good health for people with Parkinson’s.

This program is open to people with Parkinson's, their family, friends and the community.  Also, join the Eastern Iowa Parkinson’s Virtual Community Walk Saturday, December 5 | 10:30 am CT  

What: An educational program addressing the importance of nutrition for people with Parkinson’s, including hydration, food choices, as well as the impact meal timing and food interaction may have on the way medications work.

Who: Our speakers are:
– Becca Mallon, MS, RDN at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, A Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence
– Brian Peterson, MA, CCC-SLP at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, A Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence
– Pascale Doresca, ARNP, AGACNP-BC, Department of Neurology, Division of Movement Disorders at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, A Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence
– With a wellness break led by Kris Cameron, Cedar Rapids Metro Parkinson’s Association

When: Friday, December 4, 2020; 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. CT

Where: Online Zoom Meeting. Once registered, you'll receive an email giving you the link to watch the program on the date and time written above.

How to attend: RSVP now at parkinson.org/Iowa. This is a free event, but registration is required.

For more information, contact Kim Nitz at (913) 416-4116 or heartland@parkinson.org.

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