Technology Seminar – Wellness Series July 2020

Speaker: Sheryl Lowenhar
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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Please remember we are taking unlimited registrations for this event, but are limited to 98 spots at the link below. Please sign in early to join us to grab a “virtual seat”.

17branches PWRSwag Everyone who attends will be entered into a
raffle to win some PWR! gear.

PWR! Virtual Wellness Series


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 with talking about urinary continence, and will give you strategies and the power to be proactive about this common issue!

June 15th, 2020
3-4:30 pm Arizona Time Please RSVP to the PWR!Gym
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While this is a virtual event, space is limited and free tickets will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register below to receive the zoom link.

We have reached our maximum numbers of seats for this virtual event. Please follow our Facebook page for updates if we are able to add seats.

PWR! Wellness Series: Movement Disorder Alleviation Therapy

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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“EmPWR” Yourself! – Wellness Series


Dawn Hecht, MS, CCC-SLP will be presenting an educational and informational discussion on the exciting new and affordable choices you have in independent living, assisted living, private care homes and memory support. She will also discuss the TEN important things you must do in the year prior to moving into a retirement home. Be empowered and be your own advocate for what YOU would like in the future!

October 17, 2019

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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!

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

The Importance of Getting a Good Nights Sleep, Thurs, March 16, 2017
Nancy Nelson

Nutrition and PD Symptoms, Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
Vanessa Leschak

Optimizing your Medications, Tuesday, October 4th
Becky Farley, PT, MS, PHD