Events - 30 Jul 13

Struthers Movement Boosters

07/30/2013 10:00 am - 11:00 am
This is a comprehensive, active exercise class designed to work on increased strength, flexibility, balance and agility. It emphasizes larger movements. Participants must be able to stand unassisted and have no significant blood pressure changes. Call Struthers for more information. 952-993-5495 or 1-888-993-5495.  

Capistrant Fitness III

07/30/2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fitness  III is a seated group designed for participants who may need more significant help with activities of daily living. This class will provide appropriate exercise and group activities to counteract the long term emotional impact of PD.  $5 per session This unique exercise program stresses components of strengthening, stretching and aerobics.  Fitness classes are supervised by a recreation therapist who will provide guidance to complete exercises, provide assistance as appropriate and monitor response to exercise. The recreational therapists are trained professionals with experience working with people with Parkinson’s disease. Fitness I, II and III are designed to provide fitness opportunities for participants across the continuum of their disease. A free Fitness Assessment is required prior to joining Fitness I, II or III classes.

Capistrant Fitness I

07/30/2013 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Fitness 1 is designed for participants who can self-direct their exercise program, walk independently with/out assistive device, and need hands-on assistance less than 50 percent of the time. $5 cost per session. This unique exercise program stresses components of strengthening, stretching and aerobics.  Fitness classes are supervised by a recreation therapist who will provide guidance to complete exercises, provide assistance as appropriate and monitor response to exercise. The recreational therapists are trained professionals with experience working with people with Parkinson’s disease. Fitness I, II and III are designed to provide fitness opportunities for participants across the continuum of their disease. A free Fitness Assessment is required prior to joining Fitness I, II or III classes.  

Capistrant Fitness II

07/30/2013 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Fitness  II is designed for participants who need minimal hands-on assistance with walking and transferring and moderate direction for exercise participation. Cost $7 per session. This unique exercise program stresses components of strengthening, stretching and aerobics.  Fitness classes are supervised by a recreation therapist who will provide guidance to complete exercises, provide assistance as appropriate and monitor response to exercise. The recreational therapists are trained professionals with experience working with people with Parkinson’s disease. Fitness I, II and III are designed to provide fitness opportunities for participants across the continuum of their disease. A free Fitness Assessment is required prior to joining Fitness I, II or III classes.

Patients and Care Partner Regional Colloquia

07/30/2013 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Patients and Care Partner Regional Colloquia. The Colloquia is aimed at PD patients and care partners to help inform them about PD and the latest treatment options available. It will also feature a presentation by leading neurological experts Dr. Robert Hutchman, MD, President and Medical Director at Neurosearch, Inc. in Reseda, CA and Dr. Fernando Pagan, MD, Co-Director of the Movement Disorders Program at Georgetown University Hospital. Their presentations will focus on available treatment options and advances in PD research; both experts will be on hand to answer questions from attendees. The Colloquia, sponsored by Teva CNS, is an important tool for patients and care partners to receive education and support, and will take place on July 30 at 6:30 p.m.