Shell Point has announced the roster for its third annual 2018 Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries speaker series, a free community health care resource for residents in the greater Fort Myers area.

This educational series, sponsored by the Legacy Foundation in conjunction with Shell Point Wellness Connections, will feature prominent local and national experts who will address recent advances in the fields of global health care, Parkinson’s disease, and Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Thursday, Feb. 15, 1:30 p.m. Trending Toward Modern: Health Care in the 21st Century, presented by Dr. Larry Antonucci, CEO and president of Lee Health
  • Friday, March 2, 10 a.m. Debunking 10 Myths That May Sabotage Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease, presented by Dr. J. Eric Ahlskog, Mayo Clinic
  • Monday, March 12, 7 p.m.Super Brain: Staying Well for Life, presented by Dr. Rudolph Tanzi, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

All three Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries presentations are free to the public, and will be held at the Village Church Auditorium on The Island at Shell Point. Reservations are required for each program by calling 239-433-7936. To learn more, visit https://www.shellpoint.org/legacy.html.

The 2018 season of Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries presentations is sponsored in part by: Lee Health Foundation, UBS Wealth Management, and Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

About Shell Point Retirement Community

Shell Point Retirement Community, founded in 1968, is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers, Florida. Shell Point offers independent retirement living, assisted living, and skilled nursing care for its 2,400 residents in an active, resort-style environment. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access with free dockage, a championship 18-hole golf course, and other recreational and educational activities. To learn more, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.