InspirFit offers PD programs designed to increase or maintain the physical well-being of participants. The foundation provides a grant to the program.
Chicago Tribune: Parkinson's Patients Find Help at Willowbrook Fitness Facility
The lineup of advice givers is long and varied, ranging from sober and serious to spacey and silly, with the latter seeming to out number the former. That’s of little consequence when the stakes are low. But if you have a diagnosed medical ailment that needs the attention of a qualified medical professional, you should wade into the waters of self-help with caution.
You may not drink the stuff as an adult, but if you're a baby boomer, especially, you probably were raised with milk being part of your three square meals a day. If you cleaned your plate, you had a fourth glass for dessert, disguised as a shake.
During the holidays, families often reunite after having spent months, even years, apart. While many will spend their time reminiscing over a home-cooked meal, some may face a realization that the health of a loved one is diminishing.
Medtronic Announces FDA Approval for the Only Full-Body MR Conditional A surgical treatment for Parkinson's disease. A special wire (lead) is inserted into a specific area of the brain responsible for movement. The lead is connected to a pacemaker-like device implanted in the chest region.
Give for Greatness, the local arts philanthropy founded by then-Artvoice publisher Jamie Moses in the wake of the 2011 cultural funding crisis, has named its latest round of grantees.
Question: What is essential tremor and what can be done about it? Answer: Essential tremor is involuntary shaking – usually of the hands, but sometimes also of the neck, jaw, voice or legs...
A gym in Chicago offers Rock Steady Boxing, group boxing classes for people with Parkinson’s. The boxing program helps attendees improve their agility, strength and balance while getting an intense workout.
The 5th Annual Kingdor National Parkinson Foundation speech competition finals took place on November 15 and the Minister of Education spoke to finalists.
Miami Dade College will illuminate its Landmark Freedom Tower blue at 6 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 14, in support of Moving Day Miami.
Deerfield High School baseball players volunteered at Moving Day Chicago.