Denver Patient and Caregiver Neuro Conference Presents Hot Health Topics

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
3 July 2014
Denver Patient and Caregiver Neuro Conference Presents Hot Health Topics
Topics: The Science of Happiness, Marijuana, Managing Mood, Tough Conversations and more
What: Thriving with Neurological Conditions: Science, Sensitivity and Support – A Patient and Caregiver Neuro Conference Presented by Colorado Neurological Institute
Where: Grand Hyatt Denver
When: Saturday, September 13, 2014, 8am-3pm
Tickets and Information: Contact Tim Hermann at thermann@thecni.org, 303-357-5449, www.thecni.org

(Denver, CO) – On September 13, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt Denver, Colorado Neurological Institute, a local neuroscience nonprofit, will host their first event neuro conference for patient and caregivers dealing with a variety of neurological conditions. The event, Thriving with Neurological Conditions: Science, Sensitivity and Support, will feature multiple topics that are of interest to individuals facing neurological conditions like multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, ALS and brain tumor.

Topics Covered:
The Science of Happiness Dr. Mark Holder, University of British Columbia
Resilience and Choice: Thriving with a Neurological Condition Jane Barton, MTS, MASM, CSA The Chemistry of Fitness: Science and Function Dr. Jeff Berliner & Candy Terfertiller, Craig Hospital
Understanding and Managing Mood TBA
Your Brain’s Potential: A Scientific Look Dr. Charles Livsey, CNI Associate; Dr. Adam Hebb, CNI Associate; CNI Research Team
Tough Conversations: A Physician and Therapist Perspective Dr. Karen Theriot, CNI Associate; Ellen Belle, PT; Luci Draayer, LCSW
Marijuana: What Does the Evidence Show? Dr. Allen Bowling, CNI Associate
Thriving as a Caregiver: Panel Discussion Sharon Cascone, LCSW – Moderator

For more information on this event or any of these topics, please contact Melissa Kenyon at mkenyon@thecni.org or 303-357-5442.

About Colorado Neurological Institute:
Colorado Neurological Institute (CNI) has been providing research, education and patient services for persons with neurological conditions and their caregivers since 1988. As the only nonprofit organization in the Rocky Mountain Region of its kind, CNI offers patient services, education and research opportunities for people with neurological conditions of all kinds and their caregivers. Services include patient assistance funds, care coordination, counseling, rehab, educational programs and more. More than 50 neuroscientists are affiliated with CNI and the list is growing. Learn more at www.thecni.org.
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