Check out this CBS News 8 video that aired on April 4th in preparation for the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego’s Step by Step 5K walk this Sunday!
“GOOD START PROGRAM” SLATED FOR APRIL 30
The Parkinson’s Association of San Diego is hosting its next “Good Start Program” seminar on Tuesday, April 30 at the Tri-City Wellness and Fitness Center in Carlsbad. Designed for newly diagnosed Parkinson’s patients and their care partners, the seminar is a 2-hour session including a 90-minute presentation followed by Q&A. There is no cost to the participants. It will feature Dr. Abigail Lawler, Movement Disorders Neurologist, Neurology Center of Southern California as well as speakers who address Parkinson’s patient and care partner perspectives, and legal issues.
Specific topics will include maintaining a positive attitude; understanding Parkinson’s; choosing a physician; common medications; care partners; importance of exercise & nutrition; benefits of physical; occupational, speech and music therapy; legal issues; research; and support services.
Date: Tuesday, April 30
Time: Registration 1:00 p.m. / Program 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Refreshments provided)
Location: Tri-City Wellness and Fitness Center
6250 El Camino Real, Carlsbad 92009
Directions & Parking Information: Will be provided to attendees
Registration is required by April 26. Space is limited.
Check Out the Most Recent Good Start Program Presentation
Until and after a Cure is Found…
Please Help Us Maximize our Support Efforts!
Parkinson’s Association of San Diego offers critical resources to an estimated 60,000 individuals who are affected by Parkinson’s disease right here in San Diego County.
Your help is critical to sustain our outreach and our ability to serve the community. All contributions remain in the County to support Parkinson’s patients as well as help local caregivers and families of those in need.
Challenge Center provides skilled physical therapy, specialized fitness, and wellness programs to rehabilitate, increase independence, and improve the quality of life for individuals with severe physical disabilities, their families, and caregivers.
With its licensed staff, physical therapy and assisted fitness programs, and state-of-the-art equipment; Challenge Center surpasses every goal by providing the continuum of care often missed by other limited resources.
MusicWorx provides multiple opportunities for patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s, their families, and Care Partners through AudAbility.
AudAbility is a music therapy protocol that focuses on increasing quality of life, improving speech and breath control, maintaining motor movement, and so much more!
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Recent studies also suggest that intense exercise programs may be “neuro-protective,” actually working to delay the progression of symptoms.
Parkinson’s Association of San Diego | P.O. Box #1633, Solana Beach, California 92075
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