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Community-based Parkinson Programs

Community-based Parkinson’s Programs

Many businesses & private groups offer Parkinson disease focused programs in the greater Rochester area.  Programs, times, fees can change, please contact the organization directly to verify information listed below.

Parkinson Café – Lifetime Care

The Parkinson Café is a gathering intended to provide a social outlet, intellectual stimulation and cultural interaction for persons with Parkinson’s disease and partners or other support people. 

Location:  Lifetime Care, 3111 Winton Rd. South, Rochester, 14623

Meets: First Wednesday of the month, October through June

Time: 10:00am – 1:45pm

For more information about this program contact Lifetime Care at 214-1000.  No fee to attend.

 

Exercise & Wellness Programs

Connecting Voices

Sponsored by the Pieter’s Family Life Center. Through vocal exercises and singing, this program supports people with PD who want to work on speech related goals.

Location: 1025 Commons Way, Rochester, 14623

Meets: Fridays

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

          Fee: $7/class or $50/8 weeks

For more information contact Melinda Kurowski, music therapist at 487-3500.

Boxing For PD

Location: ROC Boxing and Fitness, 524 Atlantic Ave, Rochester, 14609

Meets: Every Saturday

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Fee: $15 for walk-ins, or $60/6-week session

For more information contact Coach Dom at 254-3280.

Rock Steady Boxing Fairport

Locations: 28 Pleasant Street, Fairport, NY 14450

For more information regarding class schedule and fees contact Robin Barclay at 398-6050 or visit the websitte http://fairport.rsbaffiliate.com/ 

Rock Steady Boxing Flower City

Locations: 860 Linden Ave., Rochester, NY 14625 

Call: 314-1823 to schedule an assessment

For more information regarding class schedule and fees contact Jennifer Schlegel or visit the websitte http://flowercity.rsbaffiliate.com/ 

Rock Steady Boxing Rochester

Locations: Elite Fitness, 1680 Empire Blvd., Webster, NY 14580  & 4412 Dewey Ave., Rochester, NY 14616

Call: 469-0201 to schedule an assessment

For more information regarding class schedule and fees contact Lindsay Jackson or visit the websitte http://rochester.rsbaffiliate.com/  

 

 

Parkinson Exercise Class at Lifetime Care

Group exercise class, designed to improve flexibility & build strength using individual modifications as needed.

Location: Lifetime Care, 3111 Winton Rd. South, Rochester, 14623

Meets: Mondays & Wednesdays

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Fee: $5/class, no charge for caregiver/care partner

For more information contact Lifetime Care at 214-1000.

 

 

Tai Chi for Parkinson at Lifetime Care

Group class focused on improving balance, restoring energy and symptom management.

Location: Lifetime Care, 3111 Winton Rd. South, Rochester, 14623

Meets: Fridays

          Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

          Fee: $5/class, no charge for caregiver/care partner

For more information on this program contact Geoff Lister, RN, Lifetime Care at 214-1000.

 

 

Parkinson Exercise Classes at Southeast YMCA

Group class designed for those whose mobility is limited.  All exercises can be performed while seated.

Location: Southeast YMCA, 111 E. Jefferson Rd, Pittsford, 14534

Meets: Monday and Wednesdays

Time: 1:45pm – 2:30pm

For more information about this program and fees contact the Southeast Y at 385-4665.

 

Stretching the Limits for Parkinson’s at the Jewish Community Center

After an initial assessment, JCC staff will recommend one of three levels, based on mobility and functioning, for these group classes.

Location: JCC, 1200 Edgewood Ave., Rochester, 14618

          Meets: weekly classes, time varies depending on level

          Time: depends on level

For more information about this program and fees contact Val Redmond at the JCC, 461-2000.

 

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