PD Health @ Home features new weekly Parkinson’s disease (PD) wellness and education virtual events designed for the PD community. From now until June 12, we have new, exciting events scheduled that help promote mindfulness, highlight COVID-19 issues, exercise classes and more. Remember to join us and catch up on previous virtual events now.
These are the top 10 most popular PD Health @ Home episodes YOU found to be the most helpful:
1. Emotional Stress, Mindfulness Meditation and Mindful Movement
In this Mindfulness Monday, we introduce you to mindfulness and discuss the role emotional stress plays on the brain. Event recorded April 6.
2. Stress and Aging
In this Mindfulness Monday, we discuss Parkinson’s and aging, stress management and what successful aging looks like. Event recorded April 13.
3. Expert Briefing: PD and Medication: What’s New?
In this Expert Briefings Tuesday event, Fernando Pagan, MD, highlights the latest PD medications and what is next in Parkinson’s treatments. Event recorded April 14.
4. Mind, Mood & Motion
In this Expert Briefing Tuesday, we highlighted the changes that can occur in thinking and memory for people with Parkinson’s and their care partners and the steps you can take to reduce the effects these symptoms might have. Event recorded April 7.
5. Ask the Expert: How Can I Benefit from Telemedicine?
In this Wellness Wednesday, Roy Alcalay, MD, explains what to expect from a telehealth appointment, the benefits of telemedicine and provides helpful tips for your next appointment.
6. Ask the Expert: Parkinson’s & Hospitalization
In this Wellness Wednesday, Dr. Okun reviews hospital safety for people with Parkinson’s who may be experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and answers questions from our Facebook community. Event recorded April 8.
7. Staying Sane through Quarantine
In this Take Time Thursday, we discuss quarantine and social distancing challenges and ways to cope with this new normal. Event recorded April 20.
8. Overcome Exercise Apathy with Live Fitness Demos
In this Take Time Thursday, we help you break some exercise apathy habits while at home and show you some exercises that get you out of your chair. Event recorded April 23.
9. Fitness Friday: Posture
In this Fitness Friday, Physical Therapist Joellyn Fox leads you through our PD-tailored at-home fitness class. This session will help you improve your posture through seated stretching and core exercises. Event released April 10.
10. Fitness Friday: Arms
In this Fitness Friday, Joellyn Fox will guide you through exercises that can help improve arm strength, highlighting correct form, chair and standing exercises. Event released April 24.