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Moving Day DFW

Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

Contact Name: 
Debbie Nathan
Contact Email: 
dnathan@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
214-469-7661
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Event Location: 
Lone Star Park
1000 Lone Star Parkway
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
United States

Moving Day Atlanta

Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

Contact Name: 
Celeste Tennant
Contact Email: 
ctennant@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
404-397-1014
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Event Location: 
The Promenade - Piedmont Park
1342 Worchester Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
United States

Women and Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects an estimated 10 million men and women worldwide. Women have been shown to have a lower risk of developing PD, and research suggests that there are differences in the way that men and women experience Parkinson’s. Studies indicate that women diagnosed with PD report different symptoms, more often report side effects and changes in their symptoms throughout the day (“fluctuations”) and receive lower quality healthcare than men.

Exercise and Parkinson’s

Exercise is an important part of healthy living for everyone, but for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), exercise is medicine! Physical activity has been shown to improve many PD symptoms, from balance and mobility issues to depression, constipation and even thinking skills.Exercise is a necessary component to leading a healthy and productive life. Here are a few tips to help you succeed with an exercise regiment. 

Start a Parkinson's Champions Fundraiser

Starting a fundraiser allows you to take the lead in planning your own event. It is a great way to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s disease in your local community.

Successful Parkinson’s Champions events take place around the country – from golf tournaments, planning a community walk, to donating your birthday and everything in between – you can host a fundraiser that works for you.

The possibilities are endless and we are here to help you every step of the way!

Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program

Are you a nurse educator? Apply to The Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program at the Parkinson’s Foundation to help us prepare the next generation of nurses to care for the growing population of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

The 40-hour accredited train the trainer Nurse Faculty Program improves PD nursing care by training faculty leaders across the U.S. to educate nursing students.

Nurses are critical to Parkinson's care. Considering the growing number of people living with Parkinson's and the shortage of neurologists specializing in the disease, it is pressing that we prepare nurses to treat Parkinson's. 

To date the program has trained nearly 220 nurses who in turn train 20,000 nursing students each year to meet this need.

Event Date Min: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 to Thursday, November 1, 2018
Event Location: 
Weill Cornell Medicine: New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY 10065
United States

Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program

Are you a nurse educator? Apply to The Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program at the Parkinson’s Foundation to help us prepare the next generation of nurses to care for the growing population of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

The 40-hour accredited train the trainer Nurse Faculty Program improves PD nursing care by training faculty leaders across the U.S. to educate nursing students.

Nurses are critical to Parkinson's care. Considering the growing number of people living with Parkinson's and the shortage of neurologists specializing in the disease, it is pressing that we prepare nurses to treat Parkinson's. 

To date the program has trained nearly 220 nurses who in turn train 20,000 nursing students each year to meet this need.

Event Date Min: 
Thursday, October 25, 2018 to Friday, October 26, 2018
Event Location: 
Muhammad Ali Parkinson’s Center
Phoenix, AZ 85013
United States

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