Brockville – The MS Society of Leeds Grenville is hosting their first Wellness Symposium.
This is a free event open to the community. Whether you are living with MS, a caregiver, living with another illness, have mobility or cognitive disabilities or simply interested to learn more all are welcome.
Dr. Lisa Walker is the Keynote Speaker, she is a Clinical Neuropsychologist at the Ottawa Hospital and will focus on Cognitive Health in MS.
You will understand how MS can impact: thinking, behaviour, emotions
-Learn what to do when faced with these challenges
-Learn how to maximize brain health.
-Learn tips from a cognitive rehab program
Next they have Dr. Lara Pilutti, an Assistant Professor in the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa.
Dr. Pilutti will focus on A general overview of the safety and benefits of exercise for people with multiple sclerosis·-Current guidelines for exercise, along with strategies for incorporating activity into daily life·-New research in exercise and multiple sclerosis will be highlighted
Lastly Francie Bingham will talk to about the benefits of chair yoga and walk through a demonstration.
Doors open at 9:30AM and our speakers will start promptly at 10AM. This is a free event open to the community.
Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-342-6396.
Leeds Grenville Wellness Symposium 2019
Education & Information
Brockville Convention Centre
7829 Kent Blvd, Brockville, Ontario, K6V 7J9
Leeds Grenville Chapter, 1‑613‑342‑6396
November 23, 2019 at 9:30a.m. EST