The Communication Connection: The Art & Science of Staying in Touch while Living Well with Parkinson’s


Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center
A National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence
The Edmond J. Safra Parkinson’s Wellness Program
A partnership between the NYU Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center and the JCC in Manhattan

4th Annual Gonzalez-Ramos Parkinson’s Wellness Symposium
Sunday, April 13, 2014
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Coffee Hour & check in - 9:30 am @ The JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue

Join us for this interactive forum focused on the range of motor and non-motor Parkinson’s symptoms that may impact our ability to stay active and connected to ourselves and our loved ones.  Speakers to include a panel of Parkinson’s experts including, Dr. Rebecca Gilbert  and Amy C. Lemen, LCSW, of the NYU Parkinson & Movement Disorder Center; Karen Riedel, CCC-SLP of the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine; Virgen Luce, LCSW of the NYU Silver School of Social Work and individuals living with Parkinson’s.  

Afternoon break-out workshops will include:

  • PD Nia: Movement and Music Jam for the whole family - with Caroline Kohles
  • Staying in Touch with Calming Yoga - with Whitney Chapman
  • A Parkinson’s Unity Walk Preview – an amazing Aikido demo with Ken Marvin and family

Free Event with Lunch Provided 
**  Pre-Registration Required **
JCC Registration Code #KNPPTA00W3
Call: 646.505.5708
For more information about the event - call: 646.505.5744 or email:

The Edmond J. Safra Parkinson’s Wellness Program is supported by the Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation

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