At the 4th World Parkinson Congress held in Portland, Oregon September 20-23, 2016, a group of researchers affiliated with InMotion presented a poster entitled “Early Results on Preservation of Motor Performance in a Community-Based Exercise Program”. The poster text detailed the results of a study of 28 volunteers with Parkinson’s disease attending physical activity programs (dance, exercise, sports, tai chi, yoga) at InMotion. Each person was individually assessed on the basis of a number of tests of physical performance at the beginning of their attendance at InMotion, and after 6 months of participation. ...
Our lead yoga instructor and the founder of YogaReach Adaptive Therapeutic Yoga Program, Char Grossman, was recently interviewed by the Huffington Post. Read the interview and learn all about the importance of mind body connection and self-care in maintaining PD client and carepartner well-being. We are proud to offer such an outside yoga experience at InMotion!
Learn about our InMotion yoga program and register for a class today! ...
On September 29th, the new Spinning for PD class had its first meeting at the Warrensville Heights YMCA.
Our InMotion group will meet every Thursday at 10am and cycle together.
We invite you to join us!
The class is FREE for InMotion clients and a YMCA membership is not required.
The Warrensville Heights YMCA is located at 4433 Northfields Rd., Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
– Become familiar with spinning bike features
– Learn to set-up your bike for class
– Become familiar with RPM’s & cadence
– Learn about heart rate zones and your health
We will go for short and then longer rides as we begin to feel more comfortable! ...
We have officially launched the public phase of our InMotion fundraising.
We need your help to continue moving forward with our community centered programming!
WHY do we need to move into a capital campaign at this time?
- Our goal in 2014 was to raise $2.8M to meet current needs and to plan for the future.
- To date we have quietly raised $1.7M, which is more than halfway to our goal!
- We need to keep services FREE.
Care Partner Versus Don’t Care Partner
by Marc Jaffe
My wife has Parkinson’s. I’m her “care partner.” Or sometimes, I’m her “don’t care partner.” It all depends on whether she wants me to care about how she feels or not.
It’s not always easy to know which she wants me to be.
For example: If I notice her gait isn’t right when we’re out for a walk, I’ll know to cut it short. ...
InMotion Community, we are excited and proud to introduce The PATH Initiative!
InMotion founders Karen Jaffe & Ben Rossi recently attended the World Parkinson Congress (WPC) and spent the greater portion of their time spreading the word about InMotion. They fielded lots of questions about how exactly InMotion was formed. They had a lot to share!
Clients of InMotion, have the opportunity to experience the benefits of community exercise programming at the highest level. ...
Special Schedule of Carepartner Events:
Monday, Sept. 12 1-2 pm Tamsin Aster speaking on:
“Self-Care for CarePartners: 3 Tips for Prioritizing Self-Care When Your Time is Not Your Own”
Carepartners spend a huge amount of time and energy on others and many of us are in the sandwich generation – caring for the generations above and below us. The demands placed by the external world – jobs, kids, parents – can make it hard to find time for oneself. ...
Our very own InMotion Program Director and InMotion co-founder, Ben Rossi, will be presenting a 15-minute presentation about the InMotion Better Every Day Program at the NEOMED Take Control! A Symposium to Advance Research on Parkinson’s Disease on Wednesday, May 4th. ...
Help out InMotion at Roadhouse May 1st-May 23rd, 2016!
InMotion is happy to announce that Texas Roadhouse will be holding a cash register campaign to support InMotion. This involves selling ribbons for $1 at the cash register in 9 of their locations – Willoughby, Erie, Elyria, Brooklyn, Steubenville, Niles, Boardman, Canton and Sandusky. Ribbons will be sold for $1 each for three weeks. Purchase a ribbon, write your name on it, and Roadhouse will hang your ribbon on the wall to support InMotion! ...
We are proud to announce that Dr. Karen Jaffe, an InMotion founder, has been chosen as one of the three recipients awarded the Dr. Rana International Parkinson’s Community Services Award 2015, announced on World Parkinson’s Day, April 11, 2016. Dr. Jaffe’s inspirational work and the great passion she devotes to improving the lives of those affected with Parkinson’s disease has been officially recognized by the World Parkinson’s Program.
Congratulations, Karen! ...