This is the third of three webinars in a new “Let’s Keep Moving with APDA: Your PD Exercise Toolkit” series by the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA). The speaker is a physical therapist with the APDA National Rehabilitation Resource Center for Parkinson’s Disease (PD). The focus of the Thursday, December 9th webinar is how to keep your motivation strong so you stick with your program and make progress.
Exercise is essential for anyone living with Parkinson’s disease. This new three-part series of the APDA’s popular program “Let’s Keep Moving with APDA” explores elements of a PD exercise toolkit. You’ll learn how to set yourself up for success when it comes to exercising for PD.
This series will be presented by physical therapists at the APDA’s National Rehabilitation Resource Center for Parkinson’s Disease at Boston University’s Sargant College. These physical therapists have expertise in working with the PD community.
The third webinar in the series is scheduled for Thursday, December 9th, 10am PT. Join the APDA for the upcoming episode of the “Let’s Keep Moving with APDA: Your PD Exercise Toolkit” (a three-part series):
- December 9: Part Three: Maintaining Momentum — How to keep your motivation strong so you stick with your program and make progress
Related Resources from the APDA
Be Active & Beyond – A Guide to Exercise and Wellness for People with Parkinson’s Disease:This free booklet guides you through exercises designed specifically for people with PD. It includes a daily exercise program, complete with step-by-step instructions and images for clarity, and an exercise log to help you keep track of your efforts.
Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease: Staying Healthy, Keeping Fit: This webinar covers many common questions about exercise for people with PD including the impact of exercise on Parkinson’s disease, the types of exercise to focus on, how to improve strength and balance, and much more.
Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease: Getting Motivated to Move: Sometimes it can be tough to get moving. This presentation discusses common barriers to exercise and ways to overcome them so you can incorporate exercise and movement into your life.
Related Resources from the Stanford APDA Information & Referral Center
List of online PD exercise classes