Vocal exercise enhances volume, and music and rhythm promote movement. Singing can be physically and emotionally invigorating, as well as socially enjoyable.
If you would like to exercise your voice and have fun, please consider joining the newly forming chorale group for PWPs and their family, friends, care partners, etc…
The Steady Strides Singers will begin with a holiday sing-along Monday, December 10, from 7—8 pm.
In January the group will meet on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. Rehearsals will be held at the Church of the Redeemer, 2944 Erie Avenue. For details, contact Elizabeth Grover.
Caregivers– save the date for Sunday, November 4 from 1-4pm! Join us at the Centennial Barn for an afternoon of relaxation and discussions on caregiving topics. No fee for participation. Register online or by calling the office. Please note: space is limited.
November 16-17, 2012
Join us for the Midwest Young Onset Parkinson Conference in Cincinnati, OH on November 16-17, 2012! This two day event will provide you with an opportunity to hear from experts on topics such as medication management, the psychological impact of living with PD, financial planning and much more!
Although geared toward the Young Onset crowd, this conference has a variety of wonderful speakers and much of the information is very applicable to people of all ages with Parkinson’s.
Click here to download a schedule of events for the weekend.
Click here for more details or to register for the conference.
We hope to see you there!
Listen to WVXU’s interview with Elizabeth Grover about the local Dancing with Parkinson’s program at de la Arts Place.
The 2012 Sunflower Revolution is a free educational event for Parkinson’s patients, caregivers, and family lmembers presented by the Gardner Center for Parkinson’s disease at the University of Cincinnati. This year’s event is located at the Oasis, in Loveland, on Saturday, September 8, 2012. Click here for registration information and details.
Newly diagnosed or in need of more information about PD basics? Join local experts from UC and the APDA on Saturday, August 18 from 10am-12pm for a symposium overviewing signs and symptoms, role of exercise and quality of life, and pharmacologic treatment of PD. No fee for participation. Located in the UC Department of Neurology: 260 Stetson Street, Suite 2300, Cincinnati, OH 45219. Walk-ins welcome. Click here to download the event flier.
Questions? Call us at 513-558-0113
The Dancing with Parkinson’s class will take a summer vacation in July. The
last class before the break will be Wednesday, June 27. The program will
resume in August with August 8, 15, and 22 special trial classes. The
instructors for this class were trained by David Leventhal who was featured
in the June 12 rerun of the Frontline program abut Dave Iverson’s PD.
These special classes will be open to anyone interested in trying out this
marvelous movement opportunity. This dance class is intended for people with
Parkinson’s and their care partners and offers a way to have fun and be
creative while moving and stretching. Partners are not needed. The class
meets Wednesdays at 2:00 pm at de la Arts Place, 5041 Oaklawn Drive in
Oakley. There is no charge for the class. For more information, contact
Elizabeth at firstname.lastname@example.org or 513-379-1196.
Thank you for the unbelievable support of this year’s Steady Strides 5k race! If you ran or walked, check out your race results here.
The 4th Annual Steady Strides 5k is on Saturday, June 2 at 9am. The run and walk begin and end at the Lakota West High School Stadium. Show your support for those facing a daily battle with PD by signing up to run, walk or donate today!
Head to the nearest Ruby Tuesday on April 23rd, 24th or 25th, present this flyer and support PD! The Chapter will receive 20% of your total purchases. For more details, click here.