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Center’s classes aid Parkinson’s understanding

Wednesday December 27, 2006

Dec. 27, 2006 (Arizona Republic) - The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center is offering a four-week seminar, Parkinson Disease 101, for those with Parkinson’s disease and their families.

The free class will be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Jan. 10. at Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church, 13658 W. Meeker Blvd., Sun City West.

It covers basic neurology and disease symptoms, plus medication, nutrition, exercise, mind-body connections such as sleep disorders and depression, care-giving, how to talk to your doctor and other topics of interest to the group.

Reservations: (602) 406-6103.

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