Join AnMed Health Rehabilitation Hospital for the Parkinson’s Awareness Walk

4/09/2015

ANDERSON, S.C. – AnMed Health Rehabilitation Hospital invites you to join The Anderson Area Parkinson’s Support Group April 18 from 9 a.m- 10:30 a.m. for the Parkinson’s Awareness Walk. This walk will help raise awareness for the disabling disease.

According to the National Parkinson Foundation, 50,000- 60,000 new cases of Parkinson’s disease are diagnosed each year in the United States and today, more than four million people around the world suffer from the progressive disease. Parkinson’s disease is chronic, with symptoms ranging from tremor, stiffness, rigidity and pain to speech, swallowing, memory loss and depression. Due to the complexity of this disease, patients and their families benefit greatly from the most effective care and treatment information, including physical rehabilitation.

AnMed Health hosts a free Parkinson’s Support Group for Parkinson’s patients and their families on the second Thursday of every month at 2 p.m. in the day room of AnMed Health. For more information on the support group, contact Chris Daughtry at chris.daughty@healthsouth.com, 864-716-2643.

Donations and T-shirts can be paid for at AnMed Health and will benefit the Anderson Area Parkinson Support Group. The Parkinson’s Awareness Walk will take place at AnMed Campus Walking Track, located at 2000 E. Greenville Street. For more information, please contact Mark Keeney at mdk108@yahoo.com, 864-934-1714, or Chris Daughtry at chris.daughtry@healthsouth.com, 864-716-2643.

About AnMed Health Rehabilitation Hospital
AnMed Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a joint venture between AnMed Health and HealthSouth, is a 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout upstate South Carolina, the hospital is located 1 Springback Way in Anderson, S.C., and on the Web at www.anmedrehab.com.

About HealthSouth
HealthSouth is one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 33 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies. HealthSouth can be found on the Web at www.healthsouth.com.  

Source: AnMed Health Rehabilitation Hospital

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