Knowledge Is Power. Results Demand Action. Together We Are Stronger.
Stronger Than Parkinson’s is dedicated to making active lifestyles possible for anyone living with Parkinson’s Disease or a Parkinsonism. Our goal is to provide support, resources, and partial scholarships for those in financial need living with PD in assisting them to participate in life-changing fitness opportunities. We believe in the power of exercise to overcome the barriers of PD and inspire those to keep pushing forward to get better every day. TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER!
EXERCISING FOR BETTER HEALTH WITH PD. HOW IT CAN HELP.
By incorporating activities targeting gait, coordination, functional exercise,and muscle strengthening. The goal being improved balance and decreased fall risk.
Conquering your goals can increase your self-esteem. Research also suggests that moderate exercising may actually help to alleviate depression in the elderly better than some antidepressant medications.
Cardio specifically, can benefit seniors as it can strengthen your heart and lungs. It will also provide you with more energy, help you manage your weight, and may even keep your brain young!
FUEL FOR THE BRAIN
Studies have shown that exercise may help combat changes in the brain due to dementia. It can help lead to a more robust and independent lifestyle bypossibly helping with mental functions and improved thinking.
It is important that your exercise routine have variety and keeps you engaged.Life is too short to suffer through a boring workout. The #1 Goal is to Keep it Fun but also Keep You Moving.
As we age our range of motion in our joints will decline.It is even more limited with the rigidity of PD.Flexibility training allows you freedom of movements and enables you to continue the things you like to do.
START EXERCISING TODAY!
KEEP HOPE ALIVE
Life is a journey, and life’s journey with Parkinson’s Disease requires tenacity and strength.Being supported by others who care and love you is a very important step of this journey.Be an inspiration for people with PD such that they might say, because of you, I did not give up. Donate today. Keep hope alive.