IN BRIEF It is by now well established that exercise has positive effects on the brain, especially as we age. […]
Why exercising with a group may have added benefit.
Are you practicing the #1 method of improving your physical, mental and emotional health while living with Parkinson’s? Research shows […]
Swiss researchers identified nine Parkinson’s disease patients who lost their ability to swim after receiving deep brain stimulation (DBS) of […]
The following from Jeff Karbowski: I was recently certified to teach Rock Steady Boxing classes and I am starting up […]
Goal setting is a scientifically proven way to restructure your brain cells so that you’re massively more successful.
If you have been diagnosed with PD, exercise is the ONLY thing that has been scientifically proven to delay the […]
Recent advances in neuroscience have suggested that exercise-based behavioral treatments may improve function and possibly slow progression of motor symptoms […]
Even a single workout may make our brain’s memory centers, like our muscles, more fit. Read more at NY Times
42 minute video from ADPA – what impact does exercise have on PD?
Local Parkinson’s specific exercise classes in Albany and surrounding counties.
Mah Shi Min, a physiotherapist from Sengkang Health introduces herself, as well as Mr Lee and Mr Ong, who have […]
Welcome to Brain TrainingWith Kathy Johnson Monday through Friday 3:45 – 4:45; please come a little early PNECC Nolan House […]
Dance Through Parkinson’s Thursdays, beginning January 11th 1:30 am – 2:30 pm Classes will be held in the Swyer Studios […]
Read more http://parkinsonslife.eu/balletboyz-can-dance-programme-parkinsons-left-outside-the-door/
I wish we had something like this in Albany InMotion, a nonprofit health and wellness resource center for those living […]
In this video from Invigorate Physical Therapy and Wellness, a physical therapist named Madi demonstrates some simple hand and wrist exercises that […]
The key is taking charge of the disease by aggressively seeking the most expert care available and engaging your brain […]
Video from WNYT Benita Zahn story about Parkinson’s Dance at Ciccotti Center
Ping Pong Parkinson is a 501 c3 non-profit organization, established in 2017 with the goal of halting the progression of […]
Exercise can help you manage your Parkinson’s symptoms.Read our exercise guidelines to start your journey to better living. Read more […]
This video demonstrates the “And-Up!” technique I developed for people living with Parkinson’s Disease. This technique, when learned and practices, […]
In this video from Intermountain Healthcare, Parkinson’s disease patient Michael Foerster talks about how his diagnosis has affected his life. He and Dr. Katherine […]
Recently principles of LSVT LOUD® were applied to limb movement in people with Parkinson disease (LSVT BIG®) and have been documented to […]
The class will address muscle issues and, like the “People with Parkinson’s” and “Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery” classes, it will also work with […]
The Parkinson’s Exercise Essentials: Getting Started, Staying Motivated, Seeing Results video is presented in 5 parts. See the videos
It is recommended that you exercise within 55 to 85 percent of your maximum heart rate for at least 20 […]
Dance Through Parkinson – Printable flyer – Please share at your doctor’s office CLASSES MEET EVERY TUESDAY FROM 1:30 TO […]
Introducing the 2017 Summer Adaptive Recreation Experiences … Sunnyview’s Adaptive Recreation Experiences program provides individuals with disabilities the opportunity to […]
Dancing helps prevent Parkinson’s disease, obesity, dementia, depression and anxiety, says Dr. Patricia Bragg, CEO of organic health company Bragg […]
Video of local boxing class ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — As many as 1 million people live with Parkinson’s disease in America. […]
Video of classes conducted at Canada National Ballet School
A recent article in the Harvard Gazette suggests dance as a potential treatment for neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease […]
For senior citizens, a good way to get some exercise is through group fitness classe
Find Pleasure: Art making should be enjoyable. There is no such thing as a “wrong” mark. Every expression is valid. […]
“The earlier people begin exercising after a Parkinson’s diagnosis, and the higher the intensity of exercise they achieve, the better […]
For seniors with mobility issues, there is a “Chair Yoga” class sponsored by NNORC which meets at At St. Sophia Greek […]
Monday morning Tai Chi class sponsored by Albany Senior Services which meets at 9:30 a.m. At St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church […]
It isn’t every day that an effective new treatment for some Parkinson’s disease symptoms comes along. Especially one that is […]
Exercise is an important part of healthy living for everyone. For people with Parkinson’s, exercise is more than healthy: […]
Pedaling a bicycle may change the life of someone with Parkinson’s disease.