Parkinson’s Disease

August 03, 2020 Posted by Kim Williams, Director of IPF BlogChoose To MoveParinson's ExerciseParkinson's Disease

How I Choose to Move

I like routines, so each morning starts the same. I get up feed the dogs, make my coffee, and have my coffee with Jesus time. After the caffeine has kicked in, I am ready to move. Some days I enjoy a quiet run by myself. Just me and the outdoors. Some runs are easier than …

Read More

July 01, 2020 Posted by Jessie Hillock, M.A. CCC-SLP, CDP BlogParkinson's Disease

Speech and Swallowing disorders in Parkinson Disease

Individuals and families coping with Parkinson Disease have several key members as part of their care team, but one member that isn’t always first to be thought of is a speech-language pathologist. Speech-language pathologists specialize in treatment of voice and swallowing disorders, and research indicates that 75-90% of individuals with Parkinson Disease experience speech and …

Read More

The Climb Logo - Indiana Parkinson
April 28, 2020 Posted by Bob Bachman, CLIMB trainer at Parkview Health and Fitness in Ft. Wayne, IN BlogGratefulnessParkinson's DiseaseThe CLIMB

Parkinsons Patient’s: Always Grateful

During this time of uncertainty, when many of us are feeling disoriented, overwhelmed and scared, I hope everyone in our Parkinson’s family throughout the state is keeping safe and secure. As one of the instructors of The Climb program at Parkview Health & Fitness Center in Fort Wayne, IN, I have come to realize that …

Read More

April 27, 2020 Posted by Addie Cunningham, Program Director Indiana Parkinson Foundation BlogGratefulnessParkinson's Disease

Start Each Day with a Grateful Heart

They say it takes 21 days to create a habit. What if for the next 21 days, you created a new practice in your life, one that is life-changing and life-giving…the gift of a life full of gratitude. I don’t know about you, but when I focus on things that I am grateful for, it …

Read More

April 25, 2020 Posted by Kim Williams and Addie Cunningham, BlogGratefulnessParkinson's DiseaseThe CLIMB

#StoriesofGratitude Campaign

Today, Saturday, April 25th, 2020 the Indiana Parkinson Foundation is proud to participate in #ParkinsonsAwarenessMonth through our #StoriesofGratitude campaign. As many of you know, our biggest event of the year, Choose to Move Race to beat Parkinson’s was scheduled for today and has been postponed to Saturday, September 12th. This annual event continues to grow …

Read More