Mind, Mood and Motion - Pensacola, FL

Friday, June 24, 2022 | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. CT

Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle for everyone, but for people with Parkinson's disease exercise and physical activity are an essential part of overall Parkinson's management. This program will provide an overview of the positive impact physical activity can have on movement symptoms of Parkinson's as well as mood and thinking changes.

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


Deborah F. Boland, DO, MSPT
Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart Institute for Neurology & Neurosurgery

Greg Ritscher
Person with Parkinson’s, Parkinson’s Foundation Mission & Outreach Committee Member, Panama City Beach Support Group Facilitator


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COVID SAFETY: We’re closely monitoring the coronavirus pandemic and following all local and state regulations for your health and safety. For the safety of the Parkinson’s community, we’re asking our participants to follow city and state guidelines regarding mask usage and social distancing safety protocols. Changes to the event date and location may be made, if necessary. Thank you for doing your part to help protect our community!


9:30 a.m. Arrivals, check-in and registration, visit exhibitors
10:00 a.m.
Welcome, Parkinson's Foundation
Crista Ellis, Community Program Manager
10:15 a.m.

Living with Parkinson's: Mind, Mood, and Motion
Deborah F Boland, DO, MSPT, Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery
11:00 a.m.
Question & Answer Session with Dr. Boland
Moderator: Crista Ellis
11:15 a.m. Movement Break
11:30 a.m

Living with Parkinson's: Exercise, The Great Elixir
Greg Ritscher, Person with Parkinson's, Parkinson's Foundation Mission & Outreach Committee Member, Panama City Beach Support Group Facilitator
12:00 p.m.
Closing, Thanks, and Event Surveys
Crista Ellis, Community Program Manager


The Parkinson's Foundation is grateful for the unwavering support of our Program Sponsors. We invite you to view our full list of sponsors and learn more about them by visiting our Chapter Supporters Webpage.

Event Date

Event Time
10 a.m.- 12 p.m. CT

Event Location

Sanders Beach-Corinne Jones Resource Center
913 South I Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
United States



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