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
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.
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 email@example.com
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.
Mercy Saint Mary's Hauenstein
220 Cherry SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:15pm until 2:15pm
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.