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July 2020

Virtual Mtg: Veteran’s PD Support Group

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

For the health and safety of our participants, our Veteran's PD Support Group will meet virtually this month. Our in-person meetings will remain suspended for the time being. Please contact Kristi at 503.220.8262 ext: 58594 to obtain meeting details. ___ The support group at the Portland VA welcomes family, friends and carepartners as well as those living with a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease who are also Veterans. Contact the group facilitator, Kristi 503.220.8262 ext: 58594 for details and before attending…

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Dance for Parkinson’s

July 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Center for Wellbeing and Wisdom, 230 NE 9th St
Bend, OR 97701
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Class uses a specialized form of dance that does not require partners or dance experience and uses live music. Dance develops flexibility and instills confidence while stimulating mental activity. This class is good for all levels of ability. It is seated the first half hour and progresses to optional locomotion moves across the floor. Instructors: Kimberly Walter and Ashley Trottier Class fee is $140 for full 14 weeks, or $10 by class if arranged in advance.

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PWR!

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating indefinitely

Boomerang Therapy Works, 210 W. 4th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660
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A mixed level class with seated, standing and on-the-floor exercises focusing on power moves, agility, balance, and cognition. Can be adapted as need. This class is best for individuals who are excited about participating in a vigorous exercise program to decrease the effects of Parkinson's. $12/class for drop in or $100 for 10-class punchcard. Instructors: Teresa Terry and Jim Aul

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Communication Skills Group

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 10, 2020

Virtual, OR United States + Google Map

Changes in voice and speaking are common in Parkinson's disease and can significantly impact communication. Join us for this program to learn and practice skills and techniques to support your voice and limit the impact of this symptom. This program is not meant to replace speech therapy, but is a safe place to learn and practice new communication skills and memory strategies. It is appropriate for those who have completed the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment, (LSVT) as well as those…

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Seated and Standing PD Exercise Class: Online

July 10 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 30, 2020

Virtual OR United States + Google Map
$8

This class alternates between using a chair and standing providing a good workout for those who may be unsuited for a high intensity program.  Focus on big amplitude movement, strength, dual tasking, facial, fine motor and voice exercises. Care partners are strongly encouraged to be present for safety reasons and welcome to participate at no additional charge. Instructor: Nancy Barlow Classes are $8/each with billing for attendance monthly.    

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Pilates for Parkinson’s

July 10 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating indefinitely

Pilates Plus Northwest, 210 West 4th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660
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$12

This class uses a variety of Pilates equipment and focuses on increasing strength, stretching, and improving coordination and balance. This class is best for individuals who have Parkinson's and other related conditions that affect their movement. Class Instructor: Laura Kotsovos Class is $12 per class, please contact instructor prior to attending your first session.

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Registering & Fundraising for Sole Support: ONLINE

July 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual, OR United States + Google Map

Join PRO staff member Kristi as she "walks" you through the Sole Support online registration process and talks about the benefit of starting a team vs. signing up as an individual walker. Learn ways to successfully fundraise and create a memorable walk experience for you and your team. Fundraising facts – organizing successful fundraisers/ideas Bottle drop (Oregon only) – How to and requesting blue bags Highlighting featured SS fundraisers Note: After registering, you will receive a Zoom (video conference system)…

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Zoom Mtg: Lewy Body Dementia Care Partner Support Group

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

For the health and safety of our participants, our Care Partner support group will meet virtually through the Zoom video conferencing platform. Our in-person meetings will remain suspended for the time being. Please contact the group facilitator, Kathy 971.222.7526, to obtain Zoom meeting details. ___ The LBD care partner support group welcomes those who are caring for a loved one who has been diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia. Contact the group facilitator, Kathy 971.222.7526 for details and before attending your…

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Zoom Mtg: Portland PD Partners Meet-Up

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

For the health and safety of our participants, our Care Partner support group will meet virtually through the Zoom video conferencing platform. Our in-person meetings will remain suspended for the time being. Please contact the group facilitator, Ken at 503.799.7662 or kennethbhill@gmail.com, to obtain Zoom meeting details. ___ The Portland PD Partners Meet-up Group welcomes those who are caring for a loved one with Parkinson's disease. Contact the group facilitator, Ken 503.799.7662 or kennethbhill@gmail.com for details and before attending your…

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Morning Meditation: Online

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 30, 2020

Virtual OR United States + Google Map
Free

MORNING MEDITATION is a mindfulness-based half hour of meditation using breath and visualization to bring calm and peace to the mind and body.  MORNING MEDITATION, based on ancient healing beliefs and modern research alleviates stress and anxiety.  It is highly recommended for all. *If you are new to meditation or a beginner, please join a Friday session first. Instructor: Brynna Hurwitz Cost: FREE

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