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What is Parkinson's Disease?
Parkinson's Disease is a progressive disease of the nervous system marked by tremors, muscular rigidity, and slow, imprecise movements. This movement disorder chiefly affects those with an average age of 60 and young onset before the age of 50.
What is the Purpose of Club Parkinson's?
Change the way Parkinson's is viewed and managed. Transform the journey for people with Parkinson's Disease. Be a leader in cutting edge Parkinson's research.
What is the Mission of Club Parkinson's?
Club Parkinson’s will be a leader in research-based fitness, mental health and education for those affected by Parkinson’s Disease. Our Parkinson’s certified therapists are focused on improving the overall health and well-being of our members. Our team strives to include caregivers as a vital part of the program, creating an all-inclusive care model.
Club Parkinson's is a wellness and education center designed to fill the gap that exists between a diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease and managing the disease for improved quality of life.
Our research-based programs, provided by Parkinson's certified therapists and wellness coaches and students, will improve the overall health and well-being of those with Parkinson's. We strive to include caregivers as a vital part of the program for an all-inclusive care model.
We are a 501(c)3 not-for-profit public charitable organization in Wichita, Kansas.
Facts About Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's Disease is the Fastest Growing Brain Disease in the World
Between 2015 & 2030, PD is Expected to DOUBLE from
6.3 to 12.9 Million Globally
Every 6 Minutes, Someone is Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease
Learn about Parkinson's Disease & Join Club Parkinson's in celebrating our 2nd Anniversary & Open House!
DATE: Tuesday, October 17th, 2023
TIME: 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
PLACE: Wichita State University | Heskett Center
1845 Fairmount St., Wichita, KS 67260
Club Parkinson's 2nd Annual Open House
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