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Baystate Franklin Medical Center to Host Presentation on Parkinson’s Disease Treatment

GREENFIELD — Baystate Health’s Senior Class is hosting an informational event about Parkinson’s Disease on Thursday, June 27 in the conference rooms at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield.

Topics will include facts about Parkinson’s disease and how it occurs, symptoms and signs, and the best steps for treatment. Attendees will also learn about Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s multi-disciplinary Parkinson’s Disease Treatment program, which addresses both movement and communication, with a dedicated team and a specific, research-based program.

Presenters include Dr. Kinan Hreib, neurologist and chief medical officer, Baystate Franklin Medical Center; Amanda Bernhard, speech-language pathologist; and Bridget Hughes, occupational therapist, Baystate Rehabilitation Care.

The event is free, and a light lunch will be provided. RSVP is required by calling (413) 794-5200 or visiting eventbrite.com.

Baystate Health Senior Class is a free loyalty program dedicated to health and wellness, offered exclusively to men and women age 55 and over.