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Parkinson’s Wellness Program

To our PWR!Moves participants: 

We have some wonderful news to share with you! As of Thursday, April 30th, the Governor’s executive orders mandating our temporary closure have expired and we will be able to begin welcoming members and additional employees back to work. Our phased restart plan starts with reopening on Wednesday, May 6th.

This does not include the PWR!Moves program at this time. You will be contacted when the program is ready to restart. Please continue to check this page for updates.

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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 Mondays and Wednesdays from 2-3pm with a Parkinson’s Circut Class held on Fridays from 2:00-2:45pm.

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.



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