Events Calendar

Parkinson's Awareness Month Information Sessions

Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 08:00am
To Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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To help increase awareness, APDA Nebraska will be offering information sessions. Come and learn about resources that are available and benefits they provide. 

To register- click here, seating is limited or call APDA Nebraska at 402-392-2732.

To download list of sessions docxClick here!

April 8 -"It's a Colorful Life" – Bring a little color to your life. Come and experience the relaxing and confidence building benefits of art while creating a fun and easy abstract to painting.

When: 10:00-12:00  

Where: APDA Chapter 501 N 87th Street, Omaha 

April 12 -"Parkinson Research Updates"- Dr. Bertoni MD, PHD, Movement Disorder Specialist from UNMC will speak on health and wellness topics for those with Parkinson's Disease and updates in Parkinson's research.  Admission cost to enter Omaha Health Expo

When: 11:00-11:45

Where: Omaha Health Expo - Seminar Room

April 14 - "Strength and Balance"- Work on balance, posture, gait training, light strength training and flexibility. This class implements exercise techniques from the "Delay the Disease" Parkinson's Fitness Program.

When: 12:00-2:00

Where: Fitness and Beyond, 1032 S 74th Plaza, Omaha


April 15 - "Understanding Elder Law" – Learn more about Medicaid asset preservation, veterans' benefits planning, adult guardianship and conservatorship, special needs trust and basic estate planning.

When: 10:00-11:30

Where: Bellevue Medical Center, lower level, Bellevue


April 22 -"Keep Moving" - The Benefits of Skilled Therapy - Learn about physical, occupational and speech therapy including descriptions of LSVT LOUD and BIG as well as other therapy techniques.

When: 2:00-4:00

Where: Life Care Center of Elkhorn, 20275 Hopper Street, Omaha


April 24 -"Lakeside Wellness Center's Medially integrated Delay the Disease Program"–Integration of physical therapy, speech therapy and Delay the Disease programming.

When: 5:00-6:30

Where: Lakeside Wellness Center, 16940 Lakeside Hills Ct, Omaha Swanson Conference Center, Room B


April 25 -"UNO's The Moving Company's Dance in Chairs Program- Reach for it" - Participants will dance and have fun while working on balance, strength, coordination and flexibility for those with Parkinson's Disease.

When: 11:00-1:00

Where: Jewish Community Center 333 S 132nd Street, Omaha



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