Linda Manor Extended Care offers talk on Parkinson’s Disease on June 7th

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Linda Manor Extended Care offers talk on Parkinson’s Disease on June 7th

LEEDS, MASS. (April 27, 2016) – Linda Manor Extended Care Facility will host a presentation on Parkinson’s disease on Tuesday, June 7th, from 1-2:30 p.m. at Linda Manor, 349 Haydenville Road (Route 9) in Leeds. RSVP by calling Bonnie Young at (413) 582-9562.

Sharon Ashton, Business Development Coordinator at Home Health Solutions in Holyoke will present “Do You Tremble at the Thought: Understanding Parkinson’s Disease” and will discuss health risks and medical terminology connected to Parkinson’s. Ms. Ashton is a nurse and has worked in assisted living and long-term care settings, and has spoken on health care topics for more than 25 years.

While attending the presentation, participants may enjoy a chocolate fountain with fresh fruits and treats to dip. Linda Manor Extended Care Facility is a non-profit organization that has been caring for people in the Pioneer Valley area since 1989. Conveniently located in a quiet neighborhood on Route 9, Linda Manor provides top quality, personalized short-term rehabilitation, long-term skilled nursing care, respite care, and specialized Alzheimer’s and dementia care, all in a warm, homelike setting. Hospice services are available for compassionate end-of-life care.

Linda Manor’s sister facility, Linda Manor Assisted Living, is the Northampton area’s newest assisted living community. Linda Manor Extended Care is a five-star Medicare (CMS) rated facility and has been recognized by the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) with the Bronze Commitment to Quality award, the Silver Achievement in Quality award, and the prestigious Gold Excellence in Quality Award. Linda Manor is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, an organization that integrates additional quality improvement principles into the daily operations with focus on improved resident outcomes. Linda Manor is a member of Berkshire Healthcare, a leader among not-for-profit, post-acute care organizations in Massachusetts.

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