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Moving Day® Orange County

Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

Contact Name: 
Lauren Williamson
Contact Email: 
lwilliamson@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
949-398-2676
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Event Location: 
Segerstrom Center For the Arts, Argyros Plaza
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
United States

2018 Winter Education Session

Dr. Colum MacKinnon of University of Minnesota Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s disease will present on the benefits of exercise in Parkinson’s he has seen first hand in his research lab.

 

Marie Walde-Douglas, Physical Therapist at Struthers Parkinson’s Center, will present Mind and Body Connections. She will provide interactive opportunities to try breathwork, stretching and other ideas to reduce stress.

 

An attorney from Maser|Amundson|Boggio|Hendricks will share key information to help you feel prepared for the future; including financial and legal documents.

Fee(s): 
no cost
Contact Email: 
minnesotainfo@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
763-545-1272
Event Image: 
Event Date Min: 
Monday, March 12, 2018
Event Location: 
1700 West Highway 96
Arden Hills, MN 55112
United States
Event Chapter: 
Minnesota

Parkinson's Unity Walk

Join thousands of members of the Parkinson's community as we walk together in New York's Central Park to raise funds and awareness for PD research!

Day-of registration will open at 8:30 AM and end at 11:00 AM, booths will open at 8:30 AM and stay open until 1:00 PM, and the walk "rolling" start will occur between 8:30 AM and 11:30 AM.

For more information, visit www.unitywalk.org.

Fee(s): 
Free
Contact Name: 
Ashley Liebman
Contact Email: 
aliebman@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
646-388-7615
Event Image: 
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Event Location: 
New York's Central Park
72nd Street Bandshell
Central Park, NY
United States

Moving Day® Tampa Bay

Moving Day® is an annual fundraising walk event hosted by the Parkinson’s Foundation. It is a fun and inspiring fundraising event that unites families, friends and communities both large and small in the fight against Parkinson’s disease. This celebration of movement features a family friendly walk course, a kids area, a caregivers relaxation tent and a special Movement Pavilion featuring yoga, dance, Tai Chi, Pilates, etc., all proven to help manage Parkinson’s symptoms. It is ‘A day to move, a day to move others, a day that moves YOU!’

Contact Name: 
Megan Willard
Contact Email: 
mwillard@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
813-940-7246
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Event Location: 
University of South Florida
4103 USF Cedar Cir
Tampa, FL 33620
United States

Q&A - Seventh Edition

This book offers a basic overview of Parkinson's symptoms, diagnosis, related conditions and treatment options. It also includes tips for putting your health team together, adapting to Parkinson's and maintaining good health through exercise, nutrition, sleep and mental wellness.

To order a physical copy, visit our store.

Caregiver Story: Psychosis

Meet Renee Calvin. She is the primary care partner for her husband Mike, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2011. However, two years ago Mike’s PD progressed in an unexpected way – he began seeing things that were not there and believing things that were not true. Learn more about Renee and Mike’s story.

Moving Day® Kansas City

Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

Contact Name: 
Robyn Tota
Contact Email: 
rtota@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
913-341-8828
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Event Location: 
Liberty Memorial
2 Memorial Dr
Kansas City, MO 64108
United States
Event Chapter: 
Heartland

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