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Parkinson’s Wellness Program

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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