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3/13/2018

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Invites Community to a Lunch & Learn on Parkinson’s disease Treatment Program


(Highland, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland invites the community to attend a Lunch and Learn event on March 28 from noon to 1 p.m. Kayla Toennies, MOT, OTR/L, and Olivia Hodges, M.S. CCC/SLP, both with the Outpatient Rehabilitation Department, will present on the hospital’s Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) BIG and LOUD Programs.

LSVT BIG and LOUD programs provide patients with daily activities to help implement lifelong habits to improve their quality of life. These programs are research-based approaches that improve motor function and vocal loudness/quality for people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions. Sample exercise demonstration and assessment criteria will also be presented.
 
For more information or to RSVP, please call 618-651-2720. 

Media Contacts

Ashley Gramann
Communications Manager
Phone: 618-651-2589
Ashley.Gramann@hshs.org
 
Terriann Tharp
Division Director, Marketing & Communications
Phone: 217-347-1275
terriann.tharp@hshs.org