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Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, July 24, 2017 9:00 am

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Negaunee - Marquette County Support Group

Monday, July 24, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

4th Monday, 1 pm

Negaunee Senior Center
410 Jackson Street, Negaunee MI 49866

Contact:Kristy Malmsten (906)475-6266

Adaptive Yoga for People with Parkinson's

Monday, July 24, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

People with PD have been shown to respond favorably to the practice of Yoga.  This class is suitable for people with PD as well as their caregivers.  While Yoga cannot reverse PD, it can ease symptoms by improving core strength, flexibility, and balance. Yoga will also decrease stress and bring calm to a busy mind, allowing for deeper relaxation.

Katherine Florentine, ERYT500, has been practicing & teaching yoga for over 20 years.  She studies therapeutic applications of Yoga with internationally recognized teachers, and offers classes and workshops nationally and in Australia.

Where:

Cascade Yoga Studio
5060 Cascade Rd, SE, Suite G, Grand Rapids, MI  49546

When:

The classes meet EVERY MONDAY, from 1:00pm until 2:00pm.
Mondays (beginning May 6) from 1-2 pm

Additional Information:

Please reach out to Katherine at 616-464-1610 or katherine.florentine@gmail.com
Suggested donation: $5.00

Tai Chi

Monday, July 24, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Ballroom Dance Class: Dancing with Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 8:00 am

What:

Mary Free Bed Adaptive Sports Program is offering a Ballroom Dance class.  This dance class will provide fun and enjoyable exercise routines to calm and relax the symptoms of PD.  This class is suitable for all age groups, and for people with neurological and/or physical disabilities.  A dance partner is encouraged but not mandatory.  NOTE: PROGRAM NOT YET FINALIZED. Contact Jo Garber at 941-587-9420 for the most current and up to date information related to this program.

Where:

Mary Free Bed YMCA

5500 Burton St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Main Phone Number 616-285-9077

When:

The classes meet EVERY TUESDAY. Times have not been finalized at this time.

Additional Information:

Contact Jo Garber at 941-587-9420 for the most current and up to date information related to this program.

Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: 

Metro Health Conference Center

2225 Byron Center Avenue, SW, Wyoming, MI 49519

 

When:

Every Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

Additional Information:

The class is FREE but you must register by calling 616-252-7199

 

Grand Rapids Ballet School: Dancing with Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

What:

This 45 minute movement class is designed to increase the flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination of persons with Parkinson’s Disease. The class progresses from seated exercises to standing exercises at a bar to movements across the floor, all to live piano accompaniment. Spouses, caretakers, and friends are all encouraged to participate!

Where:

Grand Rapids Ballet
Meijer-Royce Center for Dance
341 Ellsworth Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI  49503

When:

The classes meet EVERY TUESDAY, from 12:00pm until 12:45pm.

Additional Information:

Please reach out to Attila Mosolygo at AttilaM@grballet.com.
The Grand Rapids Ballet Main Office Phone is: 616-454-4771, x17.

Move for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

WHEN: Starting March 14, 2017 on Tuesdays 2:15-3:15 pm

WHERE: Carls Center Room 2138

Health Professions Building, Central Michigan University

Phone: 989-774-3904

*PWR!Moves is a Parkinson’s Disease-specific skill training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements. This CLASS is about empowerment – teaching you what you CAN do to use your FULL potential and get the most out of life. PWR!4Life is also about removing barriers to optimal brain health and repair by addressing the motor AND non-motor symptoms that interfere the most with your ability to participate in exercise and LIFE.

For questions contact Caitlyn Madsen at Email: madse1ca@cmich.edu Phone: (630)-864-7528

Faculty Facilitator: Jamie Haines Email: haine1jj@cmich.edu Phone: (989)-415-0418

 

 *Note: No class the week of May 8th. May 15th thru June 19th class will be held at 10am to 11am on Wednesdays. June 26th thru July 25th class will be held at 10am to 11am on Tuesdays. 

Howell Support Group

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Last Tuesday at 4:00 pm 
St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Meeting Room #1 620 Bryon Rd.  (BLUE CANOPY DOOR ENTRANCE) Howell, MI 48843
Contact:  Stuart Blatt  (810)923-8970
Note:  The Howell group also has a weekly exercise group on Thursdays at 1:00 pm.location:  First Presbyterian Church, 323 Grand River Ave., Howell.  

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Exercise & Recreation Class

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  The class provides enjoyable exercise tailored to assist people with Parkinson’s improve balance, strength and motor functions.  You may participate alone or bring a partner.

Where:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Traverse City (Parkinson's Network North) Support Group

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

4th Wednesday, 10:00 am

Traverse City Senior Center 801 E. Front St. Traverse City Mi 49684

Contact: Hettie Molvang, (231) 947-7389

The Parkinson's Network North Support Group also has a Tai Chi class for for Parkinsonians and their care partners: 2nd & 3rd Wednesday, 3:15 - 4:00 pm See also Traverse City Evening Support Group. The group sponsors a Summer Forum the first Thursday of June.

www.gtaparkinsonsgroup.org

Rochester Care Partner Support Group

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Last Wednesday, 1:00 pm

Crittenton Hospital, Conference Room 2E

1101 W. University, Rochester MI 48307

Contact: Nancy Knitter (248)852-8464

No meetings in July, Dec.

Gratiot County Support Group

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

4th Wednesday, 2:00 pm

November and December, meetings will be held the 3rd Wednesday, 2 pm

Masonic Pathways 1200 Wright Ave Alma, MI 48801

Scott Hicks, LPN, Facilitator  (989) 875-5269

Call to confirm meeting schedule

 

Petoskey Support Group

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

4th Wednesday, 2:00 pm

Friendship Center
1322 Anderson,   Petoskey, MI 49770

Suzanne Holguin, RN, (231) 347-3211

Call for information about  December meeting

 

2017 Petoskey Parkinson’s Disease Support Group Meeting Topics

Location: Petoskey Friendship Center Library 2pm to 3:30 pm.

March 22, 2017- Useful websites on blogging. Presenter is Connie Fisher who lives with PD.

April 26, 2017- Pain with PD, what do you need to know? Presenter is Suzanne Holguin with Audio Podcast.

May 24, 2017- Breakout sessions for Persons with PD, activity and caregiver discussion will be with a facilitator. Each session will last an hour then meet together for last half hour.

June 28, 2017 – Benefits of Creative Activity for PD, Felting/ Painting presentation by Diane Strzelinski, an artist who lives with PD.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, July 27, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thursdays at 9:30 am

Contact: Nancy Knitter (248)659-8003 - Call ahead to confirm

Location: St. Irenaeus Hall 771 Old Perch Road Rochester Hills, MI 48309

 

Gaylord (Otsego County) Support Group

Thursday, July 27, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

4th Thursday, 2:00 pm

University Center - Gaylord
80 Livingston Blvd Gaylord, MI 49735
Otsego County Commission on Aging

Contact: John Panci, Pam Carlson RN, or Dona Wishart (989)732-1122

Friday, July 28, 2017

Exercise & Recreation Class

Friday, July 28, 2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  The class provides enjoyable exercise tailored to assist people with Parkinson’s improve balance, strength and motor functions.  You may participate alone or bring a partner.

Where:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, July 28, 2017 10:00 am
University of Michigan Flint
Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class
Presented by: Dr. Amy Yorke, PT, PhD, NCS
Class is free of charge, however you must pre-register. 
Urban Health and Wellness Center
1153 William S. White Building 509 N. Harrison Street Flint, MI 48502  
(734) 417-8963 PT_Heart@umflint.edu 
 
Fridays 10:00-11:00 am  starting on October 21, 2016
 
PWR! is a PD-specific skill training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements.   
This CLASS is about empowerment – teaching you what you CAN do to use your FULL potential and get the most out of life. 
 
The Urban Health and Wellness Center is on the first floor of the William S. White building on UM-Flint’s campus. There are specific parking spots for the Urban Health and Wellness center, or metered parking available.   
 

Saturday, July 29, 2017

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