Welcome to our Twenty Fourth Annual Symposium.
We hope you will find it informative and helpful.
The Alamo Area Parkinson’s Support Group (AAPSG), American Parkinson’s Disease Association (APDA) provides information and support groups for Parkinson’s patients and caregivers in San Antonio and surrounding areas. This year’s symposium includes sessions on oral care as well as an update on local new research and an opportunity for questions and answers
Saturday July 16th 9am at the San Antonio Marriott NW Hotel on 3233 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, Texas 78213
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9:00-9:15 AM Welcome/Breakfast
9:15-10:00 AM Subhashie Wijemanne, MD, MRCP, Movement Disorder Specialist, Fellowship Trained at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Currently Dr. Wijemanne is at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX. Presentation “Cognitive Changes and Hallucinations in PD”
10:00-10:30 AM Denette J. Buenrostro, RN, Founder of Epicc Vascular based in San Antonio, presentation “Infections in Parkinson Disease, When to go to the Hospital
10:30-11:30 AM Mariana G. Varga, MD, MDS, Fellowship Trained at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH. Before moving to Austin, TX, Dr. Varga served as Medical Director of Movement Disorder Clinic at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, CA. She will be presenting “Parkinson’s Disease and the Management of OFF Episodes”
11:30-12:00 PM Samuel W. Packard, Social Security Disability Attorney, Board Certified in Social Security Disability Law by National Board of Social Security Disability Advocacy. Presenting “Durable Power of Attorney and other legal Aspects for Aging Population”
12:00-12:30 PM Patricia Bryd, Medicare Specialist, “Medicare 101”
*Speakers and Topics Subject To Change