Therapy on display at Parkinson’s support group

GREENFIELD — An upcoming Parkinson’s disease support group meeting features a presentation on therapy to treat the illness.

The next support group, scheduled for 2:30 to 4 p.m. Aug. 8 in classroom 3 at Hancock Regional Hospital, 801 N. State St., Greenfield, will include information provided by a deep brain stimulation patient and his nurse. Deep brain stimulation is a surgical procedure for those with Parkinson’s and other diseases.

Those with Parkinson’s, their caretakers, or those affected by the disease are invited to attend.

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Rorye Hatcher is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at ​317-477-3211 or rhatcher@greenfieldreporter.com.