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Fitness Counts

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
155 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06510
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Woman stretching on a mat

Check-in and Resource Fair starts at 1 p.m.

Studies have demonstrated that exercise has brain and body benefits for people with Parkinson’s disease. Exercise can help to improve Parkinson’s symptoms and help individuals do the activities they enjoy.  Learn that there are benefits to movement at all stages of Parkinson’s and that it is never too late to start.


Veronica Santini, MD, MA
Clinical Chief, Division of Movement Disorders
Yale School of Medicine

Sule Tinaz, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Yale School of Medicine

Michelle Hespeler
Director and Founder, Beat Parkinson's Today, Inc

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. This program is open to people with Parkinson's, their family, friends and the community.

COVID SAFETY: Masks encouraged. The health and safety of our participants, sponsors, volunteers and staff are our top priority. We continue to monitor CDC recommendations and will adhere to state and local COVID guidelines in place on the event day. Adjustments will be made if necessary.

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