WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Northern Berkshire Parkin son's Support Group will hold their next meeting Friday, Oct. 26.
This meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. at Williamstown Savings Bank, 795 Main St., lower level board room.
Featured speaker will be Cathi Thomas, program director of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Boston University Medical Center and Co ordinator of the APDA In formation and Referral Center. Thomas will discuss the latest developments in research and programs to assist patients and caregivers with management of the disease.
The public is welcome and new members and caregivers are encouraged to attend this informative session. For more information, contact Bob Morrow at 413-458-8522.
Parkinson's Disease is a progressive disorder of the central nervous system affecting more than 1.5 million people in the United States. The American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. sponsors 65 chapters and more than 250 affiliated support groups which provide education, counseling, assistance and referrals throughout the United States.