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Helping Hand - Hawai'i Parkinson's Association 2016 Celebration

courtesy of Nik Lacchin

Helping Hand - March 11, 2016 complete interview with Hawai'i Parkinson's Association


This week Helping Hand welcomes back the Hawai‘i Parkinson’s Association to learn about an upcoming free event Saturday, March 19th at the Honolulu Elks Lodge, with an introduction to resources offered by the HPA, a health fair, speakers and a Q&A session with an expert panel that includes five neurologists. Kevin Lockette, President of the Hawai‘i Parkinson’s Association, spoke with HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence about it.

Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 stations and archived online here. Each Friday afternoon, Helping Hand puts the spotlight on an organization or event that offers assistance to the disabled and others who are the most vulnerable in the community.  

Contact the Hawai'i Parkinson's Association:

Website: parkinsonshawaii.org

Phone: 808-528-0935

Email: info@parkinsonshawaii.org

They are on Facebook and Twitter.

Find all the Helping Hand segments here.

The event is Saturday March 19 at the Honolulu Elk's Lodge 9 a.m. to noon and is free, featuring an introduction to the resources offered by HPA, a health fair, and a presentation from Keynote speaker Dr. Steve Blake, Faculty Nutritional Biochemist at Hawai'i Pacific Neuroscience Center.  He will be speaking on neuro-protection & dietary regulation of dopamine production in Parkinson's disease.  His talk will be followed by a Q&A session with an expert panel that includes five neurologists. More details here

Dave Lawrence is the local host of All Things Considered, Road Stories (formerly Off the Road), and Stargazer.
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