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) October 21, 2020 4:30 – 6:00PM Making healthcare decisions for yourself or someone who is no longer able to do so can be overwhelming. That’s why it’s important to get a clear idea about preferences and…

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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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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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HOME-SHARING – Wellness Series

When Sharon Kha realized she could no longer live alone but didn’t want to move out of her home, she went looking for a creative solution. That’s when she connected with Deborah Knox, who was also looking for a new living situation. Join us as Sharon and Deborah talk about their experience with home-sharing: a way to age in place safely. Come to learn more about “boommates” to decide if it is a good option for you or come to just hear a heartwarming story about finding friendship.

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