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Last updated 10/11/2019 at 8:57am



FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Parkinson Support Group will hold their monthly meeting, Friday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to noon. The meeting will be held in the fellowship hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1620 S. Stage Coach Lane, in Fallbrook.

This month’s speakers, Taylor Bos and Carly Bonnell, will speak on “Apathy and Depression and Parkinson’s Disease – Understanding and Overcoming Challenges: For PWP and Care Partners.”

Bos is a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at the University of California San Diego and San Diego State University Joint Fellowship Program. His interests focus broadly on stress and coping research and the impacts of stress on psychological and physical health. He is specifically interested sleep’s role in physical health and emotion regulation.

He is completing internships at Veterans Affairs in La Jolla as well as the University of California San Diego Burn Institute. He has served as a researcher on the University of California San Diego Caregiver Study for the past two years.

Bonnell is a staff research associate for the University of California San Diego Caregiver Study and has served as the study therapist delivering interventions to the caregivers for the past three years. She received her master’s in social welfare from University of California Los Angeles in 2013 with an emphasis on research and evaluation and has worked in mental health research for the past 15 years.

She is dedicated to improving caregiver mental health and physical well-being and enjoys serving her the communities of Fallbrook and North County where she has lived most of her life.

Break out groups held for a time of sharing, coffee and refreshments will follow the program. The meeting is held in support of persons with Parkinson’s disease, care partners and people interested in improving the world of those affected by Parkinson’s disease.

Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group is an affiliate group of North County Parkinson’s Support Group. For more information, visit http://www.NCPSG.org.

Submitted by Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group.

 

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