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Parkinson’s GROUP EXERCISE

To our PWR!Moves participants: 

We have some wonderful news to share with you! We will be resuming our PWR!Moves program with a limited schedule. Thank you for your understanding as there are no walk-ins accepted at this time due to limited space available. Current participants will be contacted for more specific information. If you would like to join our program please contact the program coordinator, McKaela Larson, at the contact information is below.

This is a community wellness program that addresses the daily needs of individuals living with Parkinson’s disease and provides year round access to PWR!Moves™: A Parkinson's–specific exercise program. This program is FREE to the community and Y members suffering from Parkinson’s disease. Classes are offered Monday and Wednesday afternoons.

The mission of the Parkinson's Wellness Recovery (PWR!) program is:

  • To improve the quality of life of Parkinson's disease patients and their caregivers
  • To educate patients, caregivers, and the general public about the benefits of maintaining an active lifestyle after a Parkinson's diagnosis.
  • To support research dedicated to the prevention and treatment of Parkinson's disease.

Program Requirements

  • Be diagnosed with Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease
  • Complete an informed consent form, initial assessment, and medical clearance documentation.
  • Agree to quarterly progress assessments.
  • NOT have cardiac or pulmonary disease, uncontrolled mellitus, uncontrolled hypertension or stroke, dementia, other medical conditions for which exercise poses a risk.
  • Be ready to feel stronger and have fun doing it!

For more information or to set up an assessment email mckaela.larson@bismarckymca.org or phone 701-751-9721.



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