Walking Separately, but Together

Walking Separately, but Together The 2020 Optimism Walk season kicked-off with four virtual Optimism Walks which all took place simultaneously on May 31, 2020. After an online celebration and opening ceremony, participants in all four events walked separately, but together in solidarity for the PD community. Due to social distancing, participants were encouraged to walk […]

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Staying Connected While Social Distancing

Staying Connected While Social Distancing   Challenges often force us to adapt and learn new ways of doing things. No one knows that better than people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Facing new challenges As COVID-19 became a reality and communities implemented social distancing guidelines, the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) faced some significant challenges. […]

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Sing for PD

Sing for PD The APDA National Headquarters was filled with song as people with PD sang their hearts out during our first-ever Sing for PD class in March. A program of the Mark Morris Dance Group, Sing for PD focuses on breathing and vocal technique, rhythm, melody, song interpretation, and creativity. Instructor Joseph Peterson took […]

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