Parkinson’s Disease Rehab Program:
Interdisciplinary Care and Individualized Program:
Oasis Parkinson’s Disease Program Coordinator Shari Gessner, left, instructs the class while Hall of Fame boxer Michael Spinks watches.
Shari Gessner graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The University of Buffalo in 2006. Throughout the last 15 years of clinical experience, she has been focused on treating those within the geriatric population, specifically those with Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders. Shari is LSVT BIG certifi ed, as well as completed her training as a Rocksteady Boxing coach. She has been with FOX Rehabilitation for 4 years, fi rst as a treating clinician, Regional Quality Assurance Liaison and now as the Regional Director for the south shore of Long Island. She has helped develop many programs for both patients and caregivers, and is passionate about restoring function and bettering the lives of those that the disease has affected. Most recently, she has helped develop an inpatient Parkinson’s program at Oasis Nursing and Rehabilitation.
Please join us for this no cost opportunity to learn strategies for managing symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease and caring for a loved one with Parkinson’s Disease and other helpful resources. The 3rd Tuesday of each month at 4:30pm in person at Oasis Rehabilitation and Nursing.
Contact: Community Liaison Amy Mahnken at 631-655-9928 or Amahnken@liaisonrehab.com
(at this time meeting are being held on zoom).