Occupational Therapy for Parkinson’s, PWR! Wellness Series November 18th, 2020 4:30-6:00 pm (Arizona Time) Occupational therapists empower people to increase independence and overall function in daily life activities. Emily Rich, a PWR!Moves Certified Therapist, will share an overview of strategies OTs implement in treating symptoms of PD. She will share strategies for improving fine motor…

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PWR! Wellness Series

Speaker: Sheryl Lowenhar July 15, 2020 3:00 – 4:30PM TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR Join us on Zoom as Sheryl, founder of 17 Branches, shares how to use technology to your advantage. She will discuss her favorite websites, apps, and devices to make life with Parkinson’s easier. Check out Sheryl’s 17 Branches blog and podcast “The Parkinson’s Experience”…

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We (like most other healthcare and fitness facilities) closed our doors to the general population in order to minimize the risk of spread of the COVID-19 virus. Like many people throughout the world…We wondered, what do we do now as a company, and as individuals? How do we reach our PWR!Gym members, near and far?…

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 PWR! Up to Stand up! Use the PWR!Moves to move in and out of a couch seated and stand position. Emily uses a PWR! Up in the crab position to get in and out of the couch. PWR! lifting hips to scoot in and out. With a PWR! Up to Stand up! Thanks Emily for…

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We are looking for new staff at PWR! at the location in Tucson. Below are the job descriptions and directions for applying. Thank you for your interest!   Operations Coordinator Parkinson Wellness Recovery | PWR! is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop and implement worldwide access to cutting-edge, Parkinson disease-specific, neuroplasticity-principled exercise programs…

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Pelvic Floor Helene Bouchard, PT   Bladder problems and incontinence are common among those with Parkinson’s. Helene Bouchard, a physical therapist who specializes in pelvic health, will be discussing why Parkinson’s impacts incontinence and what can be done to lessen this problem. She will also be discussing how to lift the taboo that comes along…

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Rock Steady Boxing is a non-contact boxing program designed specifically for people with Parkinson’s disease. Research suggests that exercise involving high intensity, large movements, such as boxing, can slow the progression of the disease and decrease the symptoms of Parkinson’s. Our classes include a variety of exercises adapted from boxing drills that work on agility,…

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Nancy Nelson’s PWR! Move of the month from last December was so popular that we thought we would bring it back! This fun PWR! Move of the Month includes a pair of great lighted gloves to emphasize your movements. The music and the spirit just add to the fun! We encourage you to have fun…

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We invite you to attend this free event with us! Look for Nancy Nelson and wear your PWR! shirts. Together, we are a PWR!ful group of Parkinson exercise advocates! We look forward to seeing you there. __ Join us in Phoenix, AZ on January 11 at a free @MichaelJFoxFoundation event. #ParkinsonsIQ + You empowers people…

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