Stanford Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism (LBD, PSP, MSA, CBD) Caregiver Symposium – Saturday, July 12th

Stanford’s PD Caregiver Support Program hosted a “Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism (LBD, PSP, MSA, CBD) Caregiver Symposium” on Saturday, July 12th in Foster City.

Almost 200 caregivers were there. All of the movement disorder specialist speakers, including Dr. Poston and Dr. Chuang from Stanford, received very high marks for their presentations. There were nine break-out sessions to choose from, and a wide range of exhibitors showed their resources throughout the day. Overall, the symposium received rave reviews.

See the Symposium’s Agenda

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Kathleen Poston, MD, Stanford University movement disorder specialist recruiting volunteers for research

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Volunteers at the check-in table welcomed about 200 people to the Stanford symposium

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Attendees enjoyed talking to the 20 exhibitors in the lobby

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Dr. Kathleen Poston speaking on the topic of “What Caregivers Can Do to Help Address Cognitive, Memory & Mood Symptoms of PD and Atypical Parkinsonism”

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Dr. Rosalind Chuang speaking on the topic of “What Caregivers Can Do to Help Address Motor and Autonomic Symptoms of PD and Atypical Parkinsonism”

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Robin Riddle welcomed family caregivers to the all-day symposium

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Exhibitors listening to Dr. Chuang speak