Events and Activities
This list is helpful to patients and caregivers who wish to explore events and activities related to a variety of neurological conditions.
BIONIC BRAIN CLUB
The Parkinson's Resource Center of Spokane sponsors a monthly DBS Connect meeting. These meetings are targeted to current or prospective DBS patients and families who want to learn about this procedure. Held the 3rd Thursday of every month from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, at 613 S. Washington St., Suite 104, Spokane. Meal is provided. Registration is required; read more about this meeting and how to RSVP.
Pedaling for Parkinson’s
Join a team of like-minded individuals to live better with Parkinson’s! Learn about Pedaling for Parkinson’s, a fast pedaling program at the Central YMCA. Classes are held Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information, call Eric Denney at (509) 777-9622, ext. 112, or send email to [email protected].
Exercise, once thought to be counter to the treatment of multiple sclerosis, has proven to be a vastly effective therapy to combat the potentially damaging effects of the disease. PowerForward is a prescription of exercise for adults diagnosed with a chronic illness, the elderly, or anyone who finds leaving their home difficult or impossible. Get the details about this exciting online streaming video fitness and educational program.
The Spokane Parkinson's Resource Center sponsors events throughout the year. Learn about upcoming events and how to attend by visiting the Parkinson's Resource Center, or by phoning (509) 443-3361.
SPEAK OUT!® Eastern Washington
Speak Out is a voice program for those afflicted with Parkinson's disease. Learn about this valuable program.
LSVT BIG® Homework Helper!
Learn about exercises for people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders. LSVT Global, Inc. pioneered the Lee Silverman Voice Treatments, innovative and clinically-proven methods for improving communication and movement in individuals with Parkinson’s disease with application to other neurological conditions. Learn more about the LSVT BIG Homework Helper.
Agility training classes for those with Parkinson's disease and/or movement disorders are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Touchmark Director of Fitness Lori McCormick, PT, CEEAA, leads this class and uses a combination of evidence-based exercises and strategies. Learn more about these classes.