People with Parkinson’s Disease can experience difficulties with both physical and mental changes. Two free programs at Dayton Metro Library branch locations offer strategies for dealing with these challenges:
COGNITIVE CHANGES & PARKINSON’S: COPING WITH MAGIC
Sunday, October 20, 11 AM - 12 PM – Northwest Branch Library, 2410 Philadelphia Dr.
Dr. Edwin T. Barrett, University Health Neurology in Cincinnati, offers creative ways to cope with the problem solving, decision making and prioritizing challenges that people with Parkinson’s can face.
LIVING WELL WITH PARKINSONS
Monday, October 29, 4:30 - 5:30 PM – Brookville Branch Library, 120 Blue Pride Dr.
Presenter Erika Rollyson of the Kettering NeuroRehab and Balance Center emphasizes the importance of rehab and exercise programs to cope with the physical symptoms of Parkinson’s. Learn strategies to deal with challenges from tremors and decreased balance, to swallowing problems and fatigue.
Both programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call 937.463.2665 or find the events online at DaytonMetroLibrary.org/Events.