Saturday, April 13th, 14:00h – 17:30h

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Meeting Chair

Ms Annmarie O’Connor, Person living with Parkinson’s Disease

14:05h - 14:15h

Welcome Opening Address

Mr Shane O'Brien, Parkinson’s Ireland CEO

14:15h - 14:45h

PD Update

Dr Graham Hughes, Geriatrician

14:45h - 15:10h

40 + Parkinson's Symptoms

Ms Kathy Foley, Parkinson’s Ireland, PD Nurse Specialist

15:10h - 15:35h

Stronger and Better Together, acknowledging the difficulty of moving and communicating in mazes, towards creating more simplified, accessible, assistive & integrated links for people with Parkinsons & others. 

Ms Joanne O’Reilly, Speech & Language Therapist

15:35h - 15:50h


15:50h - 16:15h

Mind and Movement – unravelling the cognitive
and emotional aspects of Parkinsons

Prof Iracema Leroi, Geriatric Psychiatrist

16:15h - 16:35h

Daily Healthy Habits - Small tips for BIG changes

Ms Marion Slattery, Occupational Therapist

16:35h - 17:05h

Eat well to feel well with Parkinson’s

Ms Richelle Flanagan, Dietician

17.05h - 17:30h

Q&A & Close

Grandfather & Grandaughter
Grandfather & Grandaughter