Parkinson’s Update, a program for people with Parkinson’s,
their loved ones and others, is scheduled from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday,
April 6, at Great River Health’s Wellness Plaza, 1401 W. Agency
Rd., West Burlington.
The program will include information about treatments including deep-brain
stimulation, medication and surgery, and research. It will end with a
30-minute demonstration of Great River Health Fitness’ Delay the
Disease exercise class for people with Parkinson’s.
A Denmark, Iowa native, Royce Woodroffe, MD, will present the update. He
is a fifth-year neurosurgery resident at the University of Iowa Hospitals
and Clinics, and a member of the design team for an intradural spinal
cord stimulator: Iowa Patch 2.0.
Registration is required by Monday, April 1. Call 319-768-4191. The $7
fee includes a box lunch.