InMotion Published in the August 2020 Issue of Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation

As a result of a connection that InMotion leaders made at last year’s World Parkinson’s Congress in Kyoto, Japan, our assessment outcomes have recently been published in the August 2020 issue of Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, a peer-reviewed journal. The article, entitled “Motor Performance and Quality of Life in a Community Exercise Program for Parkinson Disease” (Stiles, E., Jaffe, K., Schwartz, C., Rossi, B., Riley, D.), describes our investigation into the effects of a comprehensive community program composed of exercise, mindfulness practice, and education on motor function and quality of life in individuals with Parkinson disease (PD). ...

InMotion featured in Cleveland Jewish News

As many of you know, we have transitioned to virtual programming as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Cleveland Jewish News was kind enough to feature our virtual programming story on their website on June 17, 2020. Our very own, Cathe Schwartz, CEO, was interviewed on going virtual, updates, and more.

You can check out the CJN article here. ...

Stephen Greenberg – Volunteer Spotlight

‘While obtaining a Masters Degree in Non-Profit Administration at John Carroll University, one of my professors, who had worked with InMotion, Elizabeth Stiles, suggested I do an independent study assisting her in evaluating InMotion for a semester. We soon discovered a major missing piece of InMotion’s curriculum: art.
In January 2016, I started The Art Workshop at InMotion. We’ve been meeting once a week since.
The philosophy of the art sessions is rooted in creating a space of calmness and acceptance, where whatever is created is admired by all. ...

Thankful Thursday – Bob Tucker

“Thankfulness and self-pity cannot coexist at the same time in the same heart. Whichever one is allowed ascendancy displaces the other. As it has been said, ‘You cannot serve two masters. Either you will love the one and hate the other or you will cling to the one and despise the other.’

That’s why at InMotion we people with Parkinson’s constantly encourage each other in thanksgiving. We remind each other that we have a lot going for us. ...

Thankful Thursday – Carolyn Weimer Ferenchak

The season of giving

The holiday season often calls on us to see others with the deepest appreciation for the gifts they’ve given us. Clients and carepartners often take time to let us know how InMotion has touched their lives.

Today we would like to share with you a #ThankfulThursday story from one of our clients:

“I first heard about InMotion when I was a patient of Dr. Riley. He described it as a place for PWP (People With Parkinson’s) to engage in exercise, which we’ve all heard is vital to maintaining health. ...