Information day and Charity Dance for Parkinson's sufferers in Laois and east midlands

Information day and Charity Dance for Parkinson's sufferers in Laois and east midlands
By Conor Ganly

The Parkinson’s Association of Ireland East Midlands Branch is providing a free conference for people affected by the disease in Laois and other counties in the region.

The day in the Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge on Sunday 16h October from, will include a host of experts in the area of Parkinson’s disease offering practical presentations.

The conference will offer information from top Consultant Neurologist Dr. Richard Walsh, Tallaght Hospital Occupational Therapist, Marion Slattery, and PD nurse Brian McGennis, Mater Hospital along with other qualified experts in the field.

To register, please contact Sabrina or Pauline in the PAI on the Freephone support line 1800 359359.

The Conference is part of a National Campaign supported by AbbVie

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The East Midlands Brach was set up in 1997. It provides a range of local services and also meets regularly.

If anyone wishes to contact the East Midlands Branch, they can contact John Sinnott on 087 6550176.

A Charity dance in aid of East Midlands Parkinson's and Laois Alzheimer's will take place in the Castle Arms Hotel, Durrow on Friday 14 October with music by Eamon Jackson and his band.. Admission €15 and dancing from 9.30 to 12.30. There will also be a monster raffle on the night with the first prize of a meal for 2 in Ballyfin Demense plus many more fabulous prizes. Please support!

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