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Parkinson Association of Northern California Hires Outreach Coordinator
Prior to coming to PANC, Ms. Arredondo-Blanco worked for the California Health Collaborative as the Social Work Care Manager responsible for assessing client needs, identifying resources, and developing care plans. Before that, she was a Community Health Worker at WellSpace Health and did her internship at the Agency on Aging Area 4, Sacramento. She has a Bachelor of Science in Gerontology from California State University, Sacramento where she minored in Spanish, and also a certificate in Spanish in Healthcare.
"Kimberly has a track record of exceptional work with underserved populations throughout Northern California" says PANC Executive Director Will Zrnchik. "Her skillset helps us raise awareness, provide resources, and develop support options to help those affected by Parkinson's in our communities."
About the Parkinson Association of Northern California
For more than 25 years, the Parkinson Association of Northern California (PANC) has been providing programs and services to improve the quality of life for those facing Parkinson's disease throughout our region. In the past several years, we have made great strides in developing new and viable services. The Parkinson Association's programing emphasis supports the fact that while there is no cure for Parkinson's, those diagnosed with the disease can take steps to live well. For more information on PANC, visit http://www.panctoday.org.
About Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease is a neurological movement disorder affecting an estimated one million Americans. Each year, 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's making it the second-most common neurological condition behind Alzheimer's. Common symptoms include tremor, slowness of movement, stiff muscles, unsteady gait, depression, and anxiety. There is no cure for Parkinson's. Most patients maintain a good quality of life with medications.
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