NWPF

News ArchivesRead News

Mark Morris Dancers Lead Class for Booth Gardner Parkinson's Care Center

Thursday September 24, 2009

Eastside Business - The acclaimed Mark Morris Dance Group will hold two Dance For Parkinson's sessions at 1:30 pm Friday, Sept. 25 and 3:30 pm Saturday,Sept. 15 at Evergreen Hospital Medical Center.

The free classes are for people with Parkinson's patients, even those who have lost some motor skills. The movements stretch and strengthen muscles and people learn to use their eyes, ears and touch to improve body control. A live accompanist and professional dancers lead the 1 1/2 hour program.

Class size is limited and pre-registration is required.
Call the Evergreen Healthline at 425-899-3900 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday or register online 24/7 at
www.evergreenhealthcare.org/classes

Parking, as always at Evergreen, is free. Evergreen Hospital Medical Center is located at 12040 NE 128th Street in Kirkland.

Recent News

May 2 - What's Good For The Heart Is Good For The Brain
Apr 29 - Press Release: FDA approves first drug to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson’s disease
Apr 28 - Dopamine-making neurons can be chemically controlled in animal model of Parkinson's
Apr 25 - Lifestyle: Dating with Disease
Apr 25 - Scientific breakthrough in fight against Parkinson's and Alzheimer's
Apr 20 - Breakthrough Parkinson's disease blood test
Apr 12 - Tissue biomarker for dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease
Apr 11 - Yoga for Every Body: Experts say yoga can ease pain and improve mobility for people with neurologic conditions
Apr 9 - Commonly prescribed Parkinson's drugs up risk of compulsive gambling, shopping, binge eating, hypersexuality
Apr 7 - Pfizer and IBM Launch Innovative Research Project to Transform Parkinson's Disease Care
Apr 7 - Parkinson's Drug Highly Effective for Resistant Depression
Apr 5 - Speech therapy program helps Parkinson’s patients regain speaking ability
Apr 4 - New research maps out pesticide exposure and Parkinson's disease in Nebraska
Apr 4 - The rogue immune cells that wreck the brain
Mar 28 - Chemists identify structure of protein that forms fibrils in Parkinson's patients
Mar 25 - UPDATE 1-FDA staff says Acadia's drug for Parkinson's disease psychosis is effective
Mar 23 - The virus that could cure Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and more
Mar 21 - Antipsychotic drugs may do significantly more harm to Parkinson's disease patients
Mar 21 - Rosacea Might Boost Parkinson's Risk: Study
Mar 21 - Apple CareKit Could Completely Change What It's Like To Live With Parkinson's Disease & Epilepsy