The Parkinson’s Program at Emerson Hospital offers various specialized programs and resources to help improve someone’s quality of life when living with Parkinson’s disease. Our team of neurologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists have the knowledge, expertise, and resources to develop individualized treatment plans. We also offer nutrition services and social services as part of our program, and the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind & Body holds Parkinson’s-related classes. The progression in therapy treatments promotes an active lifestyle and overall support system to our patients with Parkinson’s and their caregivers.
To learn more about a particular therapy or program offering, please call 978-589-6926 or email us at PDcoordinator@emersonhosp.org.
To learn more about the physical, speech and occupational therapies we offer, visit our Parkinson’s Rehabilitative Therapies page.
Emerson Hospital Home Care provides comprehensive and individualized home health care to homebound clients. To receive home care, you must be referred by your doctor. Services offered include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social work and home health aide. We can assist the Parkinson’s client and caregiver with setting up the home safely, equipment needs, improving their mobility through strength and balance exercises, medication management, increasing independence with activities of daily living, swallowing and communication, personal care needs and community resources.
Virtual Clinic Day
Join your peers for a virtual clinic day from our Parkinson's care team and community partners. Our clinic days will offer informational and interactive sessions that will provide education, resources, and help to improve quality of life when living with Parkinson's disease. All sessions are free to attend and are held online via Zoom.
May 7 & 21
- Session 1 — PT for PD: When to see a Physical Therapist with Samantha Indigaro, PT, DPT. This presentation will discuss how people with Parkinson's can benefit from physical therapy, as well as what to expect from an evaluation and information regarding the LSVT and PWR programs.
- Session 2 — Parkinson’s Disease Treatment with Angelika Krevat, PharmD, BCPS and Katherine Lee, PharmD, BCPS. This presentation will discuss the various non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic options for people with Parkinson’s disease.
Please request your preferred session or sessions using the form below. Both sessions run concurrently from 1-2 p.m. on the specified clinic day. If you would like to learn about both topics then please register for both clinic days and choose the alternative session on the second day.