One of the best resources that I have found for people with Parkinson’s is the Stanford Parkinson’s Community Outreach Program. Their “goal is to improve the quality of life for the person with PD, the caregiver, and the community.” If you are looking for one reliable resource, this is the one you should subscribe to. You […]An invaluable resource for People with Parkinson’s Disease
World First: Aquatic Therapy Guidelines for Parkinson’s Disease [Infographic]
I’m delighted to share the recent publication of new international aquatic therapy guidelines for Parkinson’s disease – a world-first in achieving international consensus on the evidence-based application of aquatic therapy in the treatment of the illness. Aquatic therapy involves water immersion as an exercise and rehabilitation medium to improve the physical capacity and psychosocial wellbeing […]World First: Aquatic Therapy Guidelines for Parkinson’s Disease [Infographic]
Travel Tips for People with Parkinson’s
To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted. Bill Bryson Mr. Twitchy and I love to travel and see new places. Last […]Travel Tips for People with Parkinson’s
Exercise increases dopamine release in mice
Exercise increases dopamine signaling in the motor areas of mice, according to research recently published in JNeurosci. It’s no secret exercise is good for the brain — working out can improve mood, sharpen memory, and stave off cognitive decline. Exercise even improves motor behavior in people with Parkinson’s disease, but the exact mechanism is not known. […]Exercise increases dopamine release in mice
Mark Your Calendars for a Parkinson’s Walk
Oasis Senior Advisors Sponsors Class
Many thanks to Oasis Senior Advisors and Lynn Maserejian for being a sponsor for the new Parkinson’s disease exercise class at CrossFit High Bar!
Scavenger Hunt Clue #4
Come find the NEW location for Parkinson’s Exercise in Evansville! Make sure and bring your water bottle!
Scavenger Hunt Clue #3
Come find us for a walk and find out about the Parkinson’s specific exercise options here!
Scavenger Hunt Clue #2
Come find us for some fun and find out about the Parkinson’s specific exercise options here!
Did you know that April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month?
You must register to participate in the Evansville/Newburgh Area PD Scavenger Hunt. Read more about it on our website. https://pdevvhub.org/scavengerhunt/