Lorien Encore Virtual Open House Series

Excellence in Parkinson’s Care: Lorien Encore Virtual Open House
November 5-7, 2020

Join us to celebrate the newest Certified Parkinson Disease Care™ facility, Lorien Encore. In this 3 day educational series, we’ll learn more about Parkinson’s, the continuum of care, and the services offered by Lorien Encore for the PD community. PMD Alliance and Lorien Health Services have teamed up to create a dynamic, multi-sensory agenda with everything from physician expert lectures, to boxing class, to speech therapy demos, and more! Register today to learn, live and connect with us!

Upon registration you will receive a schedule of events with the link to join each session.

Thursday, November 5, 2020


  • 2:00 pm Eastern Welcome/Delivering Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Care: Lorien Encore
    • Louis Grimmel Jr., Executive Director
    • Lindsay Robey, Director Lorien Encore
  • 3:15 pm Eastern Rock Steady Boxing Intro/Demo
    • Pandora Wilson, RSB Certified Instructor
  • 4:00 pm Eastern Dance with Parkinson’s
    • Shannon Elliott, MA, NASM-CPT
  • 4:30 pm Eastern Resilience Online Support Group for Care Partners and Families
    • Rachel Staenberg, PMD Alliance staff
Friday, November 6, 2020


  • 10:00 am Eastern Facts and Fiction About Parkinson’s Care in Residential Settings: A Nurse’s Personal Perspective
    • Wendy Long, RN
  • 2:00 pm Eastern LSVT Big & Loud® Therapy
    • Sara Brewer, MS, CCC-SLP
    • Danielle Moore, PT, DPT
  • 2:45 pm Eastern Understanding the Continuum of Care at Home and Beyond
    • Elizabeth Canarte, Customer Transitional Specialist
    • Jessica Howell LBSW, Customer Transitional Specialist
  • 3:30pm Eastern Yoga, Aging, and Brain Health (Yoga beyond the body)
    • Jane Stelboum, Sarasvate Yoga
Saturday, November 7, 2020


  • 9:00 am Eastern Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders
  • 2:00 pm Eastern Non-motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease: A Program for Individuals with PD and Care Teams
    • Fahd Amjad, MD, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • 3:00 pm Eastern Georgetown’s Movement Disorder Center presents What’s New: Research, Hope, and Care
    • Fernando Pagan, MD, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • 4:00 pm Eastern Closing and Acknowledgements
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