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Educational Symposium - "Fitness Counts: Managing Your Parkinson's with Exercise"

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.

Program Agenda:

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!

Fee(s): 
Free
Contact Name: 
Annie Long
Contact Email: 
along@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
770-450-0792
Event Image: 
Event Date Min: 
Friday, November 30, 2018
Event Location: 
Heritage Sandy Springs
6110 Blue Stone Rd
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
United States
Event Chapter: 
Georgia

Moving Day Atlanta - A Walk for Parkinson's

Moving Day, A Walk for Parkinson’s, is a fun and inspiring annual fundraising event hosted by the Parkinson’s Foundation. Moving Day unites families, friends and communities 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 with yoga, dance, Tai Chi, Pilates and other activities—all proven to help manage Parkinson’s symptoms. Since 2011, Moving Day events across the country have gathered nearly 115,000 participants and raised more than $17 million to improve care and advance research toward a cure.

Funds raised through Moving Day:

• Deliver quality care to more than 100,000 people living with Parkinson’s

• Fund cutting-edge research to advance toward a cure

• Provide free resources for people living with Parkinson’s and their families

Event Details

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Location: Piedmont Park – Promenade

Registration opens: 9:00 a.m. | Walk start time: 11:00 a.m.

Contact: Celeste Tennant | ph: 404-397-1014 | ctennant@parkinson.org
Website: www.movingdayatlanta.org

Click here for complete event details.

Fee(s): 
No registration fee
Contact Name: 
Celeste Tennant
Contact Email: 
ctennant@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
404-397-1014
Event Image: 
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Event Location: 
Piedmont Park Promenade
1320 Monroe Drive
Atlanta, GA 30306
United States
Event Chapter: 
Georgia

Moving Day Louisville

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: 
Amy Hickman
Contact Email: 
ahickman@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
502-242-7168
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Event Location: 
Seneca Park
Lousiville, KY 40207
United States

Hacia adelante: Navegando el mar del Parkinson

Conferencia gratuita en español para pacientes, familiares y proveedores de salud interesados en el bienestar de las personas la enfermedad de Parkinson y sus familiares.

Una oportunidad única para aprender y compartir como comunidad. Podrás escuchar, preguntar e interactuar con expertos en la enfermedad de Parkinson en un ambiente lleno de información y diversión.

Contaremos con música en vivo y valiosos recursos comunitarios ¡Los esperamos!

Desayuno, almuerzo y estacionamiento son proporcionados sin costo alguno.

This free *Spanish-language* conference is for patients, families and health care providers interested in living well with Parkinson's disease. At this unique opportunity to learn and share as a community, you can listen, ask and interact with experts in Parkinson's disease in an atmosphere full of information and fun. Enjoy live music and valuable community resources. Please join us! Breakfast, lunch and parking are provided at no cost.

AGENDA

Los Ángeles, CA
domingo, 4 de noviembre, 2018
(Sunday, November 4, 2018)
10 a.m - 4 p.m.

Dirección (address):
Radisson at USC Midtown
3540 S Figueroa St.
Los Ángeles, CA 90007

Event Date Min: 
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Event Location: 
United States

Hacia adelante: Navegando el mar del Parkinson

Conferencia gratuita en español para pacientes, familiares y proveedores de salud interesados en el bienestar de las personas la enfermedad de Parkinson y sus familiares.

Una oportunidad única para aprender y compartir como comunidad. Podrás escuchar, preguntar e interactuar con expertos en la enfermedad de Parkinson en un ambiente lleno de información y diversión.

Contaremos con música en vivo y valiosos recursos comunitarios ¡Los esperamos!

Desayuno, almuerzo y estacionamiento son proporcionados sin costo alguno.

This free *Spanish-language* conference is for patients, families and health care providers interested in living well with Parkinson's disease. At this unique opportunity to learn and share as a community, you can listen, ask and interact with experts in Parkinson's disease in an atmosphere full of information and fun. Enjoy live music and valuable community resources. Please join us! Breakfast, lunch and parking are provided at no cost.

AGENDA

San Diego, CA 
sábado, 3 de noviembre, 2018
(Saturday, November 3, 2018)
9 a.m - 3 p.m.

Dirección (address):
Bonita Golf Course
5540 Sweetwater Rd.
Bonita, CA 91902 

Event Date Min: 
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Event Location: 
United States

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