By: Renea Dutton, Director of Rehabilitation
Sprenger Health Care Systems is a proud sponsor of Moving Day® Cleveland, the National Parkinson Foundation Ohio’s annual fundraising walk/run event, planned for June 17, 2017 at Wade Oval at University Circle.
Donations support the development of treatments for the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive movement disorder of the nervous systems. Moving Day® is a celebration of movement featuring a kids area, a caregivers relaxation tent and a Movement Pavillion with yoga, dance, Tai Chi, and Pilates. These activities have been proven to better manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. There is also a family-friendly 1-mile walk course in which participants can unit in the fight against Parkinson’s disease and walk to spread awareness.
Sprenger Health Care Systems will be hosting a walking team and sponsoring a tent at the Moving Day® Cleveland event. We encourage residents, staff, family and friends to join our team! To join the Sprenger in Motion Team, please visit http://www3.parkinson.org/site/TR/MovingDayEvent/NPFOhioChapter?team_id=42811&pg=team&fr_id=2576
Sprenger Health Care Systems is dedicated to the fight against Parkinson’s disease. This is why offer Delay the Disease, a free 12-week exercise program developed to optimize the physical function of people with Parkinson’s disease. Our licensed therapists will guide participates through Parkinson’s specific exercises, in an effort to reduce the symptoms often associated with the disease. Our “Delay the Disease” exercise program is offered at our Amherst Manor Retirement Community, Heather Knoll Nursing & Rehabilitation and Smithville Western Care Commons. For more information or to RSVP, contact the therapy department at a facility near you!