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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Driving and Parkinson’s

Register to Attend Driving with Parkinson’s Speaker: Lea Bertoni, MS, OTR/L, CDRS March 17, 2021 4:30 – 6:00PM How long can I keep driving safely with Parkinson’s? How will I know when it’s time to stop driving? These are common questions that arise after a diagnosis of Parkinson’s. Driving is one of the highest-level activities…

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Join Us for Recharge 2021

JOIN US FOR – PWR!GYM RECHARGE Speakers: PWR!Gym Staff March 3, 2021 4:30 – 6:00PM 2020 was quite the year! Please join us as we reflect on all we accomplished last year and hear about our goals and plans for 2021. If you are new to PWR! or thinking about joining our PWR! Virtual Experience…

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Exercise and Medicine – Living Your Best Life

EXERCISE AND MEDICINE – LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE! Speakers: Becky Farley, PT, MS, PHD, PWR! Founder/Chief Science Officer John Goulet, PWR!Gym Member, participant in NeuroDerm ND612H long-term clinical trial February 17, 2021 4:30 – 6:00PM Learn about the synergistic relationship between exercise and medication and how together they can help you achieve the best level…

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Occupational Therapy for Parkinson’s

Occupational Therapy for Parkinson’s PWR! Wellness Series November 18th, 20204:30-6:00 pm (Arizona Time) Occupational therapists empower people to increase independence and overall function in daily life activities. Emily Rich, a PWR!Moves Certified Therapist, will share an overview of strategies OTs implement in treating symptoms of PD. She will share strategies for improving fine motor skills…

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Dizziness and Parkinson’s

Speaker: Shelley Hockensmith, PT, Board Certified Neurologic Specialist October 21, 2020 4:30 – 6:00PM Dizziness is a commonly reported symptom by people with Parkinson’s disease. It is important to determine the source in order to treat the dizziness. Shelley will provide information about different types and sources of dizziness, the inner ear’s role in balance,…

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