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Parkinson's support group to learn about care options

FALLBROOK – North County Parkinson's Support Group Fallbrook invites anyone interested to join its monthly Parkinson's Support Group meeting, Friday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m. to noon at the Health and Wellness Center, 1636 E. Mission Road.

The speaker will be Sydney Kennedy, founder, CSA, CPRS, of Time to Move Care Placement, Inc. She will talk about “Care Options with A Positive Approach.”

Kennedy started her career in Canada becoming a leader in the HR industry in Alberta, before moving to Vancouver, BC, where she started a successful conference planning and production company for entrepreneur workshops.

Marrying an American, she moved to the U.S., and volunteered as a fundraiser working for animal causes, before once again, designing and producing business conferences for UCSD CONNECT.

In 2006, Kennedy chose to start a career in senior housing as a placement specialist. Adding to her BA in Sociology/Psychology, her MMSc in Organizational Behavior, she is also a certified senior advisor (CSA)(2007), was a Certified Administrator for Residential Care for the Elderly communities (2014) and a PAC Certified Ind. Advanced Consultant (Teepa Snow) (2017) and Trainer (2020)

She received her CPRS in 2020 (Certified Placement and Referral Specialist) accreditation through the National Placement & Referral Alliance.

In addition to the speaker presentation, breakout groups allow for a time of sharing; coffee and refreshments will follow the program.

Meetings are 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, on the fourth Friday of every month.

For more information, call Irene, 760-731-0171 or Lorie, 760-453-3045 or email [email protected].

Submitted by the Fallbrook Parkinson's Support Group.

 

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