CoorsCore Fitness, LLC presents "Specific Exercises for Parkinson's Disease - the Latest Research" on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 10am - 12pm at Xavier University Cintas Center, Schiff Conference Center - 1624 Herald Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45207. Registration is FREE but required. Go to http://www.CoorsCoreFitness.com, and click on "PD-Xavier Event. Parking is free in lot C2 opposite Schiff Conference Center. Call 513-745-3222.
Most of us who live with Parkinson’s (PWPs) follow our doctor’s orders (or suggestions) regarding our medications, but many have a harder time with doctor recommendations regarding exercise. When it comes to Parkinson’s disease, the conclusions of research are clear; exercise is so important that many experts now consider it a medicine as well. Depending on a variety of factors including age of onset, time since onset, and the quantity and quality of your workouts, exercise therapy can protect and preserve function, modify the progress of Parkinson’s symptoms, and even repair and restore cognitive function.Read More
Linda’s family has been dealing with PD for years now. Getting around was becoming more difficult for her husband Paul, so in 2012 they were the first family the Chapter sponsored through the FHLB home loan grant program. You can learn more about this program to help people make changes to their homes in order to live more comfortably and safely here.Read More
Steady Strides has grown steadily-- and quickly!-- since its inauguration in 2008. The 2013 race raised more than $90,000 for services to aid people with Parkinson's and their families in the Greater Cincinnati area. This year we've continued the upward trend with a move to the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, and improvements to the Steady Strides registration website. None of this would be possible without the Team Leaders, who generously devote their time to fundraising and show up race morning with unparalleled enthusiasm.Read More
The following classes take a break to allow more time for family in the upcoming weeks, but please stay active in the meanwhile!Read More
Retired baseball player Dave Parker continues his competitive streak off the field, bringing the same spirit and never-say-die attitude to his battle with Parkinson’s. “That’s one of the greatest ball players of all time, Buddy. Shake his hand.” Dave Parker, who has grandkids of his own now, took the child’s small hand in his own— the same hand that used to fire off balls like a cannon from right field— and gave it a gentle but firm shake.Read More