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Morning Pointe Foundation to offer free webinar on Parkinson’s disease

photo of Mazhar Khowaja, MD

On Tuesday, March 7, The Morning Pointe Foundation will host its latest free Caregiver Café webinar, “Parkinson’s Disease: More than Motor Symptoms.”

The virtual event will feature guest speaker Mazhar Khowaja, MD, a board-certified psychiatrist. It will start at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Khowaja has 25 years of experience working with people with Parkinson’s disease. He currently serves as the medical director for Deer Oaks, a private practice group.

The session will address the phenomenon of Parkinson’s psychosis (delusions and hallucinations), how common it is, how to recognize it, the brain chemistry behind it and how to treat it.

“Dr. Khowaja is a phenomenal speaker with a wealth of experience and information to share on a topic that affects so many seniors,” said Miranda Perez, Morning Pointe Foundation executive director. “I know the topic of Parkinson’s will be of interest to many families and caregivers.”

To register, go to morningpointe.com/caregivercafe.

Morning Pointe’s Caregiver Café wellness seminars connect experts on senior living and care with those experiencing the physical and mental effects of aging, or their families and loved ones.

The Morning Pointe Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Morning Pointe Senior Living founded by Tennessee-based senior healthcare entrepreneurs Greg A. Vital and J. Franklin Farrow. The 501(c)3 nonprofit public service organization was created in 2014 to provide caregiver support programs, sponsor educational awareness events, and fund clinical scholarships to advance the care of seniors throughout the Southeast.

Founded in 1997 by Tennessee healthcare entrepreneurs Greg Vital and Franklin Farrow, Morning Pointe Senior Living owns and operates 37 senior living, personal care and Alzheimer’s memory care communities in five southeastern states.

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