Two YMCA Pedaling for Parkinson's programs are on-line in Colorado in Denver and Arvada.
The Denver location at Schlessman YMCA has been active for over a year. The Arvada location at Susan Duncan YMCA will start on June 1, 2016.
See more information as the PFP Colorado Class Schedule.
Cycling and Parkinson's disease
Patients Who Bicycle Show Improvement
Monday, August 11, 2014
by ANDIE BRIDGES
Have fun making a difference! From beginner to advanced athlete, you will have a blast burning calories while raising money for Parkinson's disease research! Just $15 for 30 minutes on the bike or ride for an hour for $25! You can also collect donations from family and friends. Pedaling for Parkinson's is committed to advancing our understanding of how physical activity and high cadence cycling positively impacts the motor symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease.
Date: Sunday, August 3rd
Time: 11am - 2pm (choose your own duration and start time)
Cost: $15 for 30min or $25 for 1 hour
Donations also accepted and there's super cool t-shirts for sale!
Bring a friend and have a rockin good time for a great cause!
169 W. Clarkston Rd
Lake Orion MI
Living Well with Young Onset Parkinson’s
May 21, 2014
Featuring Deb Wityk, Andrew Duarte and Terry Hertges
UD professor, alum team up to fight Parkinson's effects through exercise
April 1, 2014
Latest in the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease
Parkinson's disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder. It's thought that a combination of genetics and environmental factors play a role in triggering it. Nearly a million people in the U.S. are living with the disorder. We'll examine Parkinson’s disease and the latest in treatment options. Plus a look at a unique movement program for people with Parkinson’s at local YMCA's.
Note the segment around 12:20 in the video highlighting the Greenbush YMCA Pedaling for Parkinson's program.
KUSA - John Carlin was diagnosed with Parkinson's 11 years ago but one look at his summer schedule and one would never know.
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