What to do while keeping social distanceVirus and PD medical information

  1. COVID-19 overview for PD community -from ADPA 404

On-line exercise

  1. Don’t Stop Moving! Links to several online exercise classes you can do right at home 404

  2. Dance for PD full digital class archive will be shared free of charge 404

  3. On-line Big for Life Class 404

  4. Listen to Tera Brach Facing Pandemic Fears with an Awake Heart, and walk through a strategy to handle emotions called RAIN ( Recognize, Acknowledge, Investigate, Non-Identify).

  5. The mindfulness app Headspace is making a lot of their material free, including a collection of meditations, sleep, and movement exercises called Weathering the Storm

Stay calm


On line meetings

  1. Click 404 for future Capital District PD Support Group virtual meeting dates and time.

Other things to keep you busy

  1. Use Lynda Scrager’s book to “Age in Place – A Guide to Modifying, Organizing and Decluttering Mom and Dad’s Home” to make you home more safe.

  2. Help the Library of Congress transcribe documents to make them searchable https://crowd.loc.gov/

  3. Learn something new (or review things you knew) Khan Academy | Free Online Courses, Lessons & Practice

  4. Virtual Museum Tours – These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch. Experience the best museums from London to Seoul in the comfort of your own home.

  5. Get your bicycle ready to ride.

  6. Write a letter. In the age of text messages and FaceTime, we don’t write out our feelings in long form. Get out some nice paper and spread some love to a friend or family member.

  7. Call a friend. If you’re usually a text person, pick up the phone or video call a faraway friend. The extra connection really makes you feel closer.

  8. Become a YouTube star.

  9. Make a Pecha Kutcha story. 404

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