Education & Resources

Classes

  • Update On Stroke Treatment

    In this session, Dr. David Brown, a Hoag neurologist specialized in the treatment of strokes, will discuss the first signs of a stroke, the importance of a timely response, as well as explore the different treatment options available to patients.

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  • Alzheimer’s Disease: Latest Research & Prevention

    This class will focus on current definitions of Alzheimer’s Disease and Minimally Cognitive Impairment (MCI), how clinicians screen and diagnose these conditions. There will be a review of potential implications of earlier diagnoses of MCI/AD for patients, society and the healthcare system as a whole.

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  • Managing Symptoms of Depression As You Age

    Join Ruth Morin, Ph.D. for an informative presentation on how to deal with symptoms of depression in our later years. You will learn how to identify signs and symptoms, how to help bolster mood, and what type of treatment options are available to manage distress and improve long-term health.

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  • Smart Eating for A Healthier Brain

    Join our registered dietitian, Miriam Matulich, RDN, as she discusses the importance of making healthy food choices to prevent complications related to the brain. She will provide tips on how to make these choices, including which foods to eat and those to avoid, and how it can benefit your overall brain health.

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  • PFNI Multiple Sclerosis Hope Center

    Our multidisciplinary team is here to help patients and their families gain a better understanding of the disease and learn how best to manage symptoms. With an educational focus, the Hope Center offers a variety of classes and services that provide tools to strengthen skills needed to manage everyday tasks at any stage along the … Continued

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  • Introduction to Parkinson’s Disease

    Patients newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s or those wishing to learn more about Parkinson’s Disease are welcome to attend.  

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  • Managing Advanced Parkinson’s Disease

    Patients who are not newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s and those wishing to learn more about managing advanced symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease are welcome to attend.    

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  • Parkinson’s Disease: Introduction to Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery

    Learn more about deep brain stimulation surgery and if this surgical option for managing Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia may be right for you.  

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  • Parkinson’s Disease Caregivers Support Group

    This group is designed to provide caregivers and families information and support in caring for those with Parkinson’s Disease. Virtual Support Group Acknowledgement By registering for this community education virtual group, I acknowledge Hoag cannot guarantee the security and privacy of the virtual group or my environment. I understand Hoag has taken precautions to safeguard … Continued

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  • Virtual Communication Recovery Group

    Practice your communication skills in a group setting among others with neurogenically-based challenges. Each meeting will address spoken and written expression as well as listening and reading comprehension. The group is facilitated by licensed speech-language pathologists. The group will be held virtually via Zoom. A link will be emailed out to registered participants one day … Continued

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