When Sun, June 25, 4pm – 9pm Where Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy, NY 12180, USA (map) Description Join us for a great night of baseball. Tickets are $25 which includes the pre-game buffet, a souvenir hat, and Reserved Box seats.
A Global View of Dance for Parkinson’s In honor of World Parkinson’s Day (April 11) and International Dance Day (April 29), more than fifteen dance organizations have come together to celebrate the vibrant diversity of Dance for Parkinson’s programs in ten countries. Every day or two, starting April 11, we’ll be featuring a different Dance for Parkinson’s program, presenting documentaries, class videos […]
Dance Through Parkinson’s View printable flyer Dance Through Parkinson “The classes help me feel physically better, which helps my mood. It helps with my balance and gait issues. I have met many new friends with PD at varying levels of PD. It helps me be hopeful. The classes are a good challenge, but generally within my PD capabilities.” –Parkinson’s dance participant CLASSES START TUESDAY, […]
Online registration is available at www.hopesoars.org OR you may submit the registration form (below) and check payable to Hope Soars. Mail form(s) and payment to us at 1410 Maple Hill Road, Castleton, NY 12033. More information at www.hope soars.org or call 518.428.0056 2017 Walker Donor Form registration 2017 5K Form
Hope Soars Run for Parkinson’s April 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am WHERE: Corning Preserve, Waterfront, Albany Event website If you are registering on line, you will be asked to sign a waiver form the day of the race when you pick up your t-shirt. Be sure to register before April 9, 2017 to guarantee your T-shirt!!!
The Transforming Aging Summit, featuring leaders whose wisdom and work support an empowering vision for aging in today’s world. This powerful 3-day event is taking place March 7-9 – online and on the phone. Discover a new multidimensional view of aging — one of vast potential, infused with vitality, passion and purpose, as well as continual growth and service to the world. […]
P4P-Pedaling for Parkinson’s –Saratoga YMCA no charge – Monday & Friday – phone (518) 583-9622 P4P-Duanesburg/Delanson YMCA – Monday’s and Thursday’s (518) 895-9500 member’s free, non-members $6.00. P4P-Southern Saratoga (Clifton Park YMCA) – Monday, Wednesday, Friday- members free, non-members $5.00 – phone (518) 371-2139 P4P-Glenville YMCA – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday– Members free, non-members $5.00—phone (518) 399-8118 P4P-Troy YMCA – Monday, Wednesday, Friday […]
SARATOGA PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP Date: Monday, March 20th, 2017 Time: 2:00 PM Location: Woodlawn Commons Building, Saratoga Room 2nd Floor At Wesley Health Care Center 156 Lawrence Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 This month our Speaker will be Steve Hovey from the Davis Phinney Foundation. Steve was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2007 at the age of 50. At the time of diagnosis, […]
YOUNG ONSET PARKINSON’S DISEASE (YOPD) SUPPORT GROUP MEETING INFORMATION ➢ The YOPD will be meeting every January through April on the third Saturday of the month. Time: 2:00 PM Location: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 510 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville 12205 For 2017 the meeting dates are: • Saturday, April 15 ➢ Starting in May and every other month meetings will be the fourth […]
YOUNG ONSET PARKINSON’S DISEASE (YOPD) SUPPORT GROUP DATE:SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2017 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM LOCATION:GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH, 510 ALBANY-SHAKER ROAD, LOUDONVILLE, NEW YORK Join the YOPD Support Group Saturday, February 18, 2017, for the monthly meeting. Program: Mary Piel, Occupational Therapist, is the guest speaker. There is networking and no admission charge. Patients and caregivers are welcome to […]
ROCK STEADY BOXING CNY A ﬁtness program for persons with Parkinson’s Disease. FIGHTING BACK AGAINST PARKINSON’S DISEASE OPEN HOUSE Saturday January 28th 10 am-1 pm 209 Oswego St #12 (Ponderosa Plaza) Liverpool (315) 622-2332
Saratoga Support Group Date: Monday, January 16 , 2017 Time: 2:00 PM Location: Woodlawn Commons Bldg, Saratoga Room 2nd Floor At Wesley Health Care Center 156 Lawrence Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 All persons with Parkinson’s, their families, friends and caregivers are welcome to attend. For additional info, please call Bruce McClellan at 331-9611. Speaker: Mark Tolstrup Mark Tolstrup is a dedicated […]
Hope Soars says… Mark your calendar for our Annual Walk for Parkinson’s at historic Washington Park in Albany on Sunday, April 23. We have recently teamed up with the Tri-City ValleyCats for our first Hope Soars day at the park on Sunday, June 25th. These and more events will be posted on our website
The World Parkinson’s Congress is held every three years. The last one was in 2016 in Portland Oregon The next one in Japan. The website for 2016 has lots of useful information Wpc2016.org
Holiday Greetings – Attached is the posting notice for December. Please post on a public bulletin board at a bank, library, restaurant, etc. Appreciate your efforts in getting the word out. Note: Speaker suggestions are welcome. Please submit the speaker’s name, specialty or type of business, phone number and/or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Suggestions will be forwarded to individuals who are scheduling program […]
Weekly: Friday 10:00 AM: Schott’s Boxing – 21 Vatrano Rd, Albany, NY 12205 (518) 641-9064. This boxing PD activity is in presented in partnership with Hope Soars/Mark Burek (518) 428-0056. Weekly: P4P – Pedaling for Parkinson’s M/W/F @ Bethlehem Y, Delaware Ave. 12 Noon. Call your local YMCA’s for dates & time (perhaps cost) in your area. PWR – PD Wellness Recovery – […]
Happy Holiday’s and New Year’s Everyone, It has been quite a year! I can’t believe how fast it went by. I did my first triathlon last May and can’t wait to do it again in 2017. I did the 7 mile bike ride in 29 minutes, the 2 mile kayak (I came in 18th out of 70) and the 5k I was […]
November 2016 newsletter (PDF file)
YOUNG ONSET PARKINSON’S DISEASE (YOPD) SUPPORT GROUP MEETING DATE: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2016
SAVE THE DATE: Capital District Support Group PD Holiday Party will be Saturday, December 10th Beverwyck Meeting Room from 1:00 – 4:00 pm Appetizers and Desserts Approximate cost $20/single $30/couples due by Nov 10th Questions? Call Barbara (203) 725-6661 or email: email@example.com
Rock Steady Boxing, ON HOLD LOOKING FOR NEW LOCATION Contact Jeannette Riley (315) 622-2332 for more information. Check Website CNY.rsbaffiliate.com for class information Rock Steady Boxing, 8072 Brewerton Road, Cicero, NY 13039, inside Karate John’s, 1 hour class Tuesday’s and Thursday’s. Contact Jeannette Riley (315) 622-2332 for more information. Check Website CNY.rsbaffiliate.com for class information.
Where: Rensselaer Union, Mother’s Cost: $5 See: https://goo.gl/forms/ijpI6n9QF2VSYDuU2 Description: Mark your calendars for our charity benefit to help fight Parkinson’s Disease. Please join the Graduate Student Council on Sunday, October 2nd from 9AM-1PM in Mother’s in the Union for a pancake breakfast benefiting the Michael J. Fox Foundation. Come enjoy food, raffles, and entertainment while contributing to a good cause. Tickets will […]
Looking for a Research-Based Exercise Program Specifically for Those With Parkinson’s? The Capital District YMCA is now offering Parkinson’s Wellness Program (PWP!) Training! The class is neuroplasticity-principled and holds promise to slow disease progression, retire motor function, and increase longevity and quality of life.
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Saturday, October 22, HOPE SOARS GALA Information: www.hopesoars.org Birch Hill, Schodak, NY (cocktail attire $125) 2-hr open bar, appetizers and buffet dinner, music + silent auction Tickets and registration
Pedaling a bicycle may change the life of someone with Parkinson’s disease.
A non-contact boxing fitness class designed for people with Parkinson’s and their caregivers. The class is taught on Fridays at 10 a.m. by Schott’s Gym.
PD Wellness Recovery – 6 wk classes run independently by local YMCA’s.Bethlehem Y: call (518) 439-4394 for dates/times/cost $$
***Save the date – August 5th and August 6th, 2016 Ballston Spa Film Festival welcomes Parkinson’s patients and their families to come and enjoy watching short films. Admission is free. To learn more contact Pam at 518-441-4236, or Pam @ BSFF.org More information will follow.
Thursdays 10:30 – 11:30 am Honest Weight Co-op 100 Watervliet Avenue, Albany NY In our yoga classes for people with Parkinson’s disease, we will be working with breath, movement, thought, voice, and sound. Through creative use of these branches of yoga, we will seek ease and relief from common issues associated with PD. Caregivers are welcome to participate. The approach will be […]
The Medtronic DBS Lunch & Learn and Support Group is a Wednesday 7/13/16, at 12PM at the Desmond Hotel on Wolf Rd. in Albany. We are very lucky to have Dr. Durphy filling in for Meghan for the Lunch & Learn portion. I am happy to announce that AMC registered dietitian, Vincenza Zurlo will be presenting at the support group, starting at […]