The APDA in Nebraska

About Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease is a neurological disorder that affects a patient's ability to move.  People with Parkinson's disease may experience tremors, slowness of movement, rigid muscles and difficulty with balance that may lead to falls.  Most people with Parkinson's disease are diagnosed after the age of 60, but the young can be affected as well.  The disease affects both men and women.  Currently, there is no cure for Parkinson's disease.  For more information go to Learn about Parkinson's Disease.

 


The Latest APDA News

Spring Session Reach For It: A Program of Dance

The Spring Session of the Reach For It: A Program of Dance for Persons with Parkinson's will be starting soon.  Don't miss this opportunity to exercise and have fun using the fluidity of dance to work on balance, strength, movement and coordination.  Reach for It combines the easy-going interaction of a group with movement tailored to the individual participant's level of mobility.  For more information please click here or visit their website.

Reach For It is dance program is sponsored by the American Parkinson Disease Association Nebraska chapter and UNO's College of Education & The Moving Company.

 

 

We've Moved!

The APDA Nebraska Chapter has moved to a new building! Our new location provides us with space to offer a resource area, education and information sessions, activities and a comfortable environment for support groups to meet and individuals to gather.

We invite you to come and visit! 

Office hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00am-3:00pm.

Our new address is: 16811 Burdette Street, Suite One, Omaha, NE 68116

(Corner of 168th and Blondo, on the south side of the Heritage Pointe Senior Living Community with private APDA Nebraska entrance).

We would like to thank the management team of Heritage Communities for supporting the APDA Nebraska and identifying a location that will help us to better serve the Parkinson's Community. 

 

  

 

 

 

We would also like to thank all makes office equipment co. for helping us to complete the move to our new location.

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