WELCOME!

Making a Difference in Parkinson’s Disease

Learn about our passionate team,
and how you can help!

We Care About Maintaining Your Safety.

We recognize the danger that Covid-19 represents to our Parkinson’s Community. Activities have resumed, but we are taking several  precautions. 
Masks/Face Coverings – Optional
Sanitizing Equipment – Equipment must be wiped down between uses. 
Hand Washing – Please wash your hands before and after class. 
Boxing Gloves – It’s best bring your own, although we do have some extras
Yoga Mats – It’s best to bring your own, although we do have some extras.


Our Team

Our amazing team of
volunteers is committed
to helping others.
Think you would be a good fit?
Contact us: 219-237-2342

 


Our Services

Our services are offered free
of charge to Parkinson
patients, thanks to all the
helping hands of this
amazing community.

 


Our Mission
To give Parkinson patients HOPE,
to know that they are not alone,
and that we are bringing them together
for exercise, companionship and to
find ways to improve their quality of life.     

                          

   Our Board of Directors:

 2021 OFFICERS:
Chairman – Elizabeth Woodbury
1st Vice-Chairman – Donald Nagdeman
2nd Vice-Chairman – Dr. Daniel Dunn
Secretary – Lori Plesha
Treasurer – Thomas Woodbury
BOARD MEMBERS:
Carole Bezat, Andrea Dance, Patricia Donaldson, Helen Garrison,
Jeanette Giragos, Julie Markowitz, Derek Morrison, Evelyn Morrison,
Dr. Jennifer Pallone, Sandra Qualls, Dr. Aisha Shareef,
Deborah VanCleef, Kathleen Willman and Madeline Wilson

        

EVENTS

OCTOBER

Tuesday, October 26th

    Discussion Group  1:00 P.M. – 2:15 P.M.

“Ask Nurse Julie”, with Julie Markowitz, RN

TOPIC:

How Can You Cope with Parkinson’s?

Copy the BLUE LINE below and paste to your address bar to join us:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85870781586?pwd=THJTYzZuNXdIWUh1K0ZKeGtoNy9VQT09

 

Thursday, October 28th
You are invited to attend our 6th in-personseminar for 2021 as part of our 

Pearls of  Wisdom 
Series Seminars.

I
t will take place in our Parkinson Building Activities Room located at 2927 Jewett Avenue in

Highland. Doors open at 5:00 P.M. 

Social Hour will include snacks and beverages to be served from 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.

This seminar will start around 6:15 P.M.

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER:

JEROME SABO

TOPIC:


WHAT FOODS SHOULD YOU INCLUDE IN YOUR PARKINSON REGIMEN?

*Space is limited, so please reserve your spot by calling 219-237-2342 no later than Wednesday, October 27th.

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

SAVE the DATES:

Thursday,  October 28th
Our next Pearls of Wisdom Seminar
with Special Guest Speaker:

Jerome Sabo,

Clinical Dietician for Sodexo & Methodist Hospitals
Call 219-237-2342 to reserve your spot NOW! 

NWI ACTIVITY ROOM CLASS SCHEDULE

MONDAYS    11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
Light Full Body Workout
with Libby

TUESDAYS    11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
Yoga for Parkinsons
with Joanne Sypudt

Yoga Class at the Parkinson Building

TUESDAYS

   1:00 p.m.—2:15 p.m.
Discussion
Group
“Ask Nurse Julie” with Julie Markowitz RN

WEDNESDAYS   12:00 Noon—1:00 p.m.
Dance for Parkinsons
with Louise Boyd

WEDNESDAYS   5:30 p.m.—6:30 p.m.
Kick-Boxing for Parkinsons

with Lori Plesha

THURSDAYS   11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
Yoga for Parkinsons
with Joanne Sypudt

YOGA AT METHODIST HOSPITAL
THURSDAYS   2:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m.
Yoga for Parkinsons
with Jennifer Connelly

Broadway Methodist Hospital
303 E. 89th Ave., Merrillville, IN
Pavilion D

FRIDAY   12:00 Noon—1:00 p.m.
Dance for Parkinsons
with Louise Boyd

Note: All classes are located in our main building at 2927 Jewett Ave. Highland, IN,
(unless otherwise indicated.)