PWR! Gym Holiday Party Thursday, December 19th – 4:00-5:30PM 140 W Ft Lowell Rd, Tucson Please RSVP at 520-591-5346 Get ready for an afternoon of holiday fun! We will have activities such as a photo booth, cookie decorating, snacks, and the opportunity to socialize with fellow members of the PWR!Gym family. We will also have…

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Welcome to Jenna Munson!! She joins the wonderful PWR! front office team as the Therapy Coordinator. Jenna brings a strong background of customer service in the medical field. She loves to meet new people and see the progress that physical therapy can bring to patients’ lives. She’s looking forward to getting to know our PWR!Gym members. If you have not…

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Delanee Schwartz thesis project presented at World Parkinson Congress 2019 “Comparing forward and backward walking speeds with age and disease severity in persons with Parkinson disease.”     Credits: Becky Farley, PT, MS, PhD; Delanee Schwartz BS; Valerie Carter, DPT; Tarang Jain, PT, PhD Parkinson Wellness Recovery, Tucson, Arizona; Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona   Delanee…

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Navigating the Storm – Tools for Caregivers June 20th, 2019 4:00 – 5:30PM Join us and registered nurse,Tani Bahti, as we explore the common challenges faced by care partners for those with progressive illnesses. She will empower individuals with the tools needed to overcome these challenges and provide effective methods of asking for help. Issues…

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Music Therapy for PD May 16, 2019 4:00-5:30PM Participating in musical activities is not only enjoyable, but music transcends all ages, cultures and abilities. Research has shown that music affects many areas of the human brain (motor, language and cognitive function) by activating multiple neuro-pathways. Join board-certified music therapist, Sarah Laing, as she discusses and…

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The PWR! Gym has been very fortunate to have a relationship with the School of Public Health at the University of Arizona.  They have provided us with some amazing interns that have been assets to have at our organization.  During the Spring Semester we were very lucky to have 3 Public Health Interns, 2 from…

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April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month We support the community impacted by Parkinson’s every way we can. Working hands-on with people with Parkinson’s, providing a strong support system for care partners, and sharing information and research through our educational Community Talks and Wellness Series around the country are a few of the ways we make a…

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  We have a lot of new smiling faces at PWR! from staff to interns. Take a moment to read about each of these amazing new people helping us!   Visit our website for more about Natasha, Dom and Travis     New Group Classes coming February 4th!! You may have noticed that we are really busy at…

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Natasha Jabbar Natasha Jabbar joined Parkinson Wellness Recovery | PWR! in January 2019 and will serve as the organization’s Director of Advancement. In this role, Natasha is responsible for developing key strategic partnerships and alliances within the scientific, medical, and business communities. As Director of Advancement, she will oversee the organization’s outreach, funding, and advocacy…

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Happy Holidays from the Parkinson Wellness Recovery team! As the year draws to a close, I find myself reflecting on the challenges, hard work, and successes of 2018…all of which add up to a great impact on the lives of those with Parkinson disease. Some of our highlights include expanding (i.e. doubling) the number of…

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