Parkinson's Education Forums

Educational events typically feature two local speakers presenting on various topics that are important to the Parkinson’s community. These events are free to attend and are currently held in Charlotte, Manatee, Pinellas, Highlands, and Marion counties.

Manatee County

When: October 7th, 2023 | 9:30am – 12:30pm

Where: Grand Living at Lakewood Ranch,
7230 University Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34240

Speakers and Topics:

  • Eric Folkens, MD, Bradenton Research Center presents “Current Research on Medicines and Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease”
  • Stephanie Lomazov, SLP, Neuro Speech Therapy presents “The Power of Intent with Parkinson’s Disease”

Pinellas County

When: November 11th, 2023 | 9:30am – 12:30pm

Where: YMCA at Lealman Exchange,
5175 45th St. North, St. Petersburg, FL 33714

Speakers and Topics:

  • Meredith DeFranco, PT, DPT, Potentia Therapeutics presents “Parkinson’s Disease Wellness Checklist”
  • Mitesh Lotia, MD, Member of the AdventHealth Medical Group, Medical Director, Movement Disorders presents “Sleep and Parkinson’s Disease” 

More educational forums coming to a community near you!

  • Marion County – TBD, 2024
  • Charlotte County – February 10th, 2024
  • Highlands County – March 7th, 2024