Parkinson’s Thursday, Parkinson’s education and support groups, meets at Cross Keys Village — The Brethren Home Community the third Thursday of each month.

The agenda includes:

1 p.m., Education module

2 p.m., Social break

2:15 p.m., Discussion group for individuals living with the disease and their caregivers

3:15 p.m., Adjourn

The June 20 education module will hear a presentation from Speech Language Pathologist and Rehab Manager Jayne Whitman from Benchmark Therapies at CKV-TBHC on swallowing issues and saliva management.

Whitman has 28 years of experience in the field of Speech and Language Pathology and has worked in various fields including inpatient hospitals, inpatient and outpatient rehab, as well as skilled nursing facilities. As a Speech-Language Pathologist, she is able to address many areas of concern including speech, language, cognitive skills, voice, as well as swallowing skills and safety.

Registration is not required. All are welcome. Questions about the education and support groups may be directed to Jennifer Holcomb at 717-624-5474 or Daune Wynn at 717-624-2594.

Parkinson’s Thursday is held in the Encore Room, which is located inside the Harmony Ridge Community Center which is best accessed via the Village Drive entrances from U.S. Route 30 or Pa. Route 94. Harmony Drive, which leads to the community center parking lot, intersects with Village Drive from the west. Directional signage and ample free parking are available.

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