Normalize Walking with Urban Poling

Improve Balance, Enhance Movement & Normalize Walking with ACTIVATOR Poles Join us to discover why clients with PD describe the use of evidence-based Activator Poles as being life-changing. “ACTIVATOR Poles should be called Confidence Poles! I can say YES to being active” Learn how the ACTIVATOR PUSH Technique improves balance, posture, and increases core strengthening…

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Reiki Breath and Health – Wellness Series

Reiki Breath and Health Welness Series Speaker: Ann Baldwin, PhD February 16, 2022 4:30 – 6:00PM (AZ time) Join us on Zoom for: REIKI, BREATH, AND HEALTH Join us as we learn about Reiki from Ann Baldwin, PhD and Reiki Master. She will discuss what Reiki is and: How it benefits people physically, emotionally and…

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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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Agility – the ability to start, stop and change direction

Agility – the ability to start, stop and change direction While exercise has been hailed as a new therapeutic intervention in Parkinsons Disease, its efficacy depends on the way it is prescribed and implemented! This requires applying the principles of exercise and sports science to persons with Parkinson disease. One of those principles is called…

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Quality of Life and Parkinsons

Speaker: Mark Higginson, MS, CCC-SLP July 21, 2021 4:30 – 6:00PM (AZ time) QOL is one of hundreds of medical acronyms, but at the end of the day, it’s the most important one. Quality of Life should be the driving purpose behind every medical intervention; yet many people with Parkinson’s find that appointments and prescribed…

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