TAI CHI EASY FOR FALL PREVENTION AND HEALTHY LIVINGSpeaker: Roxanne Reynolds,
Certified Integral Qigong and Tai Chi Teacher
September 23, 2020 4:30 – 6:00PM
Falls are the most common cause of injury for seniors. Roxanne will share simple tools and solutions to help you live a safer and healthier life. The practice will include Tai Chi Easy, Bu Zheng Qigong, power stances, breathing exercises, mindfulness, foot health with self-massage, and much more! Almost everything we’ll be doing during this session can even be done seated. Don’t miss out on this interactive programming
Please note we are taking unlimited seat registrations. We have 98 available spots and they are first come first available.
We ask that you plan to sign in early so we can promptly begin. (Arizona Time)
We, also, will mute all attendees so the presenter can be heard by everyone.We look forward to seeing you!
July 15, 2020 3:00 – 4:30PM
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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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 with talking about urinary continence, and will give you strategies and the power to be proactive about this common issue!June 15th, 2020
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Movement Disorder Alleviation Therapy
Philip R. Johnson, PhD
Movement Disorder Alleviation Therapy (MDAT)™, developed by Philip Johnson, is a non-medical intervention for treating motor and non-motor symptoms of movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease (PD). In this presentation, Dr. Johnson will review the protocol for MDAT™, discuss results from two case studies, and present findings from a study he is currently conducting. If time permits, Dr. Johnson will conclude with a brief neuromuscular relaxation training session.
November 21st, 2019 4:00-5:30PM
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Documents & Handouts from Series
Please note that some of the wellness series do not have materials available to download. The handout availability depends on the topic and permissions of presenter. Thank you!
Hot Topics in Research, February 15th, 2018
Drs. Becky Farley and Nate McMullen
Speech, Swallowing and Cognition in Parkinson, September 21st, 2017
Janet Hawley, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist, University of Arizona professor
Medical Marijuana and Followup, August and October, 2017
Kathy Inman and Adriana Tysenn
Followup by Dr. Becky Farley
- Cannabis Legalization and the Intended Consequences
- Understanding Cannabis 2017
- For information on methods of consumption please visit SVMMJCC.COM
- We thank Dr. Benzi Kluger for allowing us to present his video at our followup discussion. https://vimeo.com/221356207
The Importance of Getting a Good Nights Sleep, Thurs, March 16, 2017
- New York Times, Getting Older, Sleeping Less, Jane E. Brody. 1/2017
- Suggested Reading: OPTIMAL HEALTH WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE –MONIQUE L. GIROUX, MD, Therapies for Non-Motor Symptoms, Chapter: SLEEP PROBLEMS page 249
- Suggested Assessments: SCOPA - Scale for Sleep