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2019 Symposium - Responsive Quality Care for the Person with Parkinson's Disease

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 12:30 pm - 8:30 pm

 

2019 PARKINSON SYMPOSIUM: RESPONSIVE, QUALITY, COMPASSIONATE CARE FOR THE PERSON WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Presented by the Michigan Parkinson Foundation in conjunction with Institute of Gerontology, Wayne State University

Date: June 14, 2019

Venue:

Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI

46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48374

Goal: To educate health care professionals and family members who provide daily care for people with Parkinson’s. 

Audience: Administrators and nursing staff in long term care and assisted living facilities, short and long term rehab facilities, home health care agencies,  and family members who are providing daily care for a loved one with Parkinson’s disease.

Format: The program will offer a dual track:

  • Health Care Professionals with CEU’s offered for RN’s, social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapist, and speech pathologists.
  • People with Parkinson’s and their care partners

 

HERE ARE THE LINKS FOR REGISTRATION:

Click here to register for RN, SW, PT, OT, NHA & GEN (CEU provided)

Click here to register for Family Members and Caregivers

Click here to register for Physicians (CME provoded)

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Dancing with Parkinson’s

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dancing with Parkinson’s
A Fun Way to Improve Movement
for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
When: Thursdays starting January 11 @ 4-5pm
Fridays starting January 12 @ 10-11am
Where: Friendship Village Fitness Center
1400 N. Drake Road, Kalamazoo
Cost: $5.00 per person per class (FV residents FREE)
To enroll, contact Nancy Schullery: (269) 372-7241 or nmsch1020@gmail.com

Macomb County - Support Group

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 5:00 pm

First Meeting is March 10th, 2017

2nd Friday, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

 Facilitator:

Donna Zimny, RN 248-964-8786

Location: 

Beaumont Macomb Center

15979 Hall Rd. 

Macomb, MI 48044

Grand Rapids: Parkinson's Exercise & Recreation Class (PERC)

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. This class is led by Physical Therapist very familiar with the needs of those with Parkinson's.  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:

Mercy Saint Mary's Hauenstein

220 Cherry SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:15pm until 2:15pm

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  Cost is $3.00 per session or 11 classes for $30 prepaid.  A physician's note approving participation in the class is required.  Also, participants need to be safe for dynamic movement and balance activities or they are welcome to have a family member or caregiver guard them.   Music is used to stimulate effort and pacing, but this is not a dance class.   We strive to provide the foundational flexibility, strength, and balance control needed to keep posture erect and walking safe and stable. 

Kalamazoo County - Care Partners Support Group

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 5:30 pm

Friday after 2nd Tuesday at 1:30 pm

Location:  Center Meadows Apartments
1504 Centre Ave., Portage Mi 49002

Contact:  Nancy Schullery nmsch1020@gmail.com   or Norma Betten at ronormal301@gmail.com

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