Many people who attend support groups say that they don’t know how they would cope without them. Who knows better what you’re going through than others going through the same thing? Most groups are comprised of people with Parkinson’s and their care partners, and there are a few specialty groups. Some meet bi-monthly, others monthly. They are scattered throughout the county. We will help you find the group that is right for you, or start one of your own. Read More
AudAbility is a 12-week workshop designed for the Parkinson’s Association by certified music therapist Lindsay Zehren. AudAbility involves therapeutic singing and voice exercise focused on mitigating common voice-related problems associated with Parkinson’s, such as speech that is too quiet, monotonic or too slow/too fast, breathy, garbled or slurred..
After you enroll, you will meet with our music therapist to discuss what you hope to get from the program. Lindsay will perform a pre-workshop assessment where she will record a video of you singing and measure your voice with a decibel meter to establish a baseline. Read More.
Rock Steady Boxing was developed specifically for people with Parkinson’s. Practiced at high intensity, this class can relieve symptoms for people with Parkinson’s. It’s true. Rock Steady Boxing is suitable for people at all levels of fitness, any age, and regardless of the severity of symptoms. You can take a class if you are in a wheelchair.
Rock Steady Boxing is becoming more and more popular as word-of-mouth about its effectiveness spreads.
Fifteen years of scientific study prove that these classes lessen symptoms. Thanks to Rock Steady Boxing, anyone, at any stage of Parkinson’s, can lead a healthier/happier life.
Rock Steady Boxing has become so popular that there are now multiple outlets in San Diego County. Read More