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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Wellness Series – Living and Learning with Parkinson Disease

LIVING AND LEARNING WITH PARKINSON DISEASE Speaker: Mickey Burke, MS May 19, 2021 | 4:30 – 6:00PM Recording and Wrap-Up Posted Below Learning is something we are all familiar with. As children we learn in school, as adults we learn in our careers, even when retirement comes along we continue to learn. A diagnosis of…

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Feldenkrais Introduction

INTRODUCTION TO THE FELDENKRAIS METHOD Speaker: Andrew Belser Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:30 – 6:00 PM Please join us for an introduction to the Feldenkrais Method led by Andrew Belser, a certified Feldenkrais instructor and director of the School of Theatre, Film and Television  at the University of Arizona College of Fine Arts. The Feldenkrais…

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