2017-03-16 / Healthy Living

News from the local Parkinson Association

The Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc. welcomes neurologist Eric Ahlskog for a program at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, at Avow headquarters, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane in Naples. Dr. Ahlskog is on staff at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and is the author of “The New Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Book.” Admission is free, but reservations are required.

PASFI is also taking part in the nationwide Tulip Tuesday to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease. Anyone can order a bouquet of red tulips for $20 and pick them up at several locations around Naples on Tulip Tuesday, April 4. Delivery is an additional $5. Orders must be placed by noon Tuesday, March 28.

For reservations for Dr. Ahlskog’s presentation or to order a bouquet of tulips for Tulip Tuesday, call PASFI at 417-3465. For information about PASFI’s many support services and programs for Parkinson’s disease patients and their caregivers, visit www.pasfi.org. ¦

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