Join the Parkinson's Foundation for this free educational program on Friday, November 30 at Heritage Sandy Springs. Together we will learn more about the important role exercise plays in maintaining balance, mobility and activities of daily living. Hear from local experts as they discuss the latest research findings on exercise, the role exercise should play in your treatment plan and how to stay active longer with therapies, medication and assistive devices. We will also look at the benefits of group-based exercise and how your neurologist, physical therapist and fitness instructor can help address certain barriers to exercise for you and your loved ones.
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Why exercise? Jorge Juncos, MD
10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. Fitness Demo PD Gladiators Fitness Network Instructor
10:40 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Staying Active Longer: Using Medicine and Devices to Keep Moving Speaker TBD
11:30 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. Fitness Demo PD Gladiators Fitness Network Instructor
11:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Our Recent Research on Parkinson's, Group Exercise, Mood Change, and Quality-of-Life YMCA's Jim Annesi, PhD
12:10 p.m. – 12:20 p.m. Lunch Break
12:20 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. The Continuum of Care: How Doctors, Physical Therapists and Fitness Instructors Should Work Together Amy Morse, PT, DPT
12:50 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Q&A Panel with Speakers
The event is free and lunch will be provided. Seating is limited so please RSVP today!