Mid Coast Hospitalís Marla Davis honored for founding
and facilitating Parkinsonís Disease support group

Marla Davis, RN, MSN, Community Health Improvement Director at Mid Coast Hospital, has been recognized for her commitment to providing support to individuals and their care partners living with Parkinsonís Disease.

Davis was the special guest at the annual potluck luncheon of the Mid Coast Hospital Parkinsonís Disease Support Group held to welcome new members and reunite long-time members.

The groupís founder and facilitator from 1993 until 2008, Davis was surprised by Lillian Scenna, LSW, Coordinator of MaineHealthís Parkinsonís Disease Information and Referral Center, with an inscribed plaque acknowledging her contribution and years of dedication.

ďWhen I was first hired at the center, I looked around for who was already doing something in the state,Ē said Scenna. ďThatís when I found Marla, who already had a support group going here at Mid Coast Hospital.Ē

Davisí commitment to the group was evident in the overwhelming appreciation expressed by long-time members. In accepting the recognition, Davis said ďI couldn't have done this without the support of my husband, C.R. His support allows for me to do what I need and love to do.Ē

The Mid Coast Hospital Parkinsonís Disease Support Group meets on the fourth Sunday of each month in Cafť Conference Rooms 1&2 from 1:30-3 p.m. The group is facilitated by Jessica Loney, RN, MSN.

For more information, contact Jessica at 373-6592 or by emailing her at jloney@midcoasthealth.com.