Using PWR!Up to pick up Presents

I know it is that having great posture and great set up will make it so much easier to be able to pick up those presents off the ground, couch or even off the table or wherever you have them in your house.

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Hands and Parkinsons – the Research

Hands and Parkinsons – the Research Do you avoid writing letters, opening jars, and wearing clothing with buttons because it has become more difficult? We use our hands all day to help us with activities like getting dressed, eating, and even communicating with others whether it be mailing a card or sending a text message.…

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Deep Brain Stimulation – Wellness Series

Deep Brain Stimulation Wellness Series Speakers: Sudeshna Bose, MD and Eric Rhoden, PT, DPT Wellness Series Summary – Deep Brain Stimulation Q&A Speakers: Sudeshna Bose, MD and Eric Rhoden, PT, DPT   What is Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)? Surgical option for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease that works like a pacemaker for the brain Most…

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Pole Walking 101 – Virtual Event 2021

Pole Walking 101 Open to the Public Virtual Event for Everyone! Monday, October  25th, 2021 1:00pm—2:30pm (Arizona time) The benefits of using walking poles are many particularly for people with Parkinson’s.  The use of poles seems to enable people to adopt a more normal walking gait, with longer and quicker strides. That gait assistance is…

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Advanced Care Planning – Wellness Series

Advanced Care Planning Speakers: Sarah Ascher, M.S. & Jill Putt, M.S. October 20, 2021 4:30 – 6:00PM (AZ time) Making health care decisions for yourself or a loved one who is no longer capable of doing so can be overwhelming. It’s so important to get a clear idea about preferences and desires while you are…

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Let’s have FUN with Function – Part 2

Part 2 of 2 This is part 2 of a 2 part series on the research of function. Read Part 1: Learn more about the specific guided plan on function. Our Function Guided Plans are available to begin today! Function Guided Plan – Low Intensity Function Guided Plan – High Intensity Let’s have FUN with…

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Let’s have FUN with Function – Part 1

Let’s have FUN with Function – “Make Function Exercise” Part 1 of 2 This is part 1 of a 2 part series on the research of function. Read Part 2: Learn more about the specific guided plan on function. Our Function Guided Plans are available to begin today! Function Guided Plan – Low Intensity Function…

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Voice Aerobics – Wellness Series

Wellness Series: Voice Aerobics Speaker: Mary Spremulli, MA, CCC-SLP, Voice Aerobics, LLC September 15, 2021 4:30 – 6:00PM Mary Spremulli, owner of Voice Aerobics, will review some of the speech and swallowing symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease and discuss some of the available therapy interventions. Participants will also be invited to join in exercises to…

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Parkinsons and Hydration

Unfortunately, people with Parkinson disease are more likely to get dehydrated to begin with, and it may cause some serious symptoms.

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New Exercise Guidelines for Parkinson

Wellness Series – New Exercise Guidelines for Parkinson’s Speakers: Becky Farley, PhD, MSPT, PT, Founder & Chief Scientific Officer & Jennifer Bazan-Wigle, PT, DPT, CEEAA August 18, 2021 4:30 – 6:00 PM (AZ time) New exercise recommendations have been released for the Parkinson’s community for exercise professionals! Join Becky and Jennifer as they summarize the…

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