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“ WALK OFF PARKINSON’S “ is on Sept 24th at Nationals Park, rain or shine.  Join the “Fair Oaks Folks” team for a fun outing and support PFNCA’s programs for people living with PD and their care partners. You will find the information below on the PFNCA website. On the day of the event, look for the FAIR OAKS FOLKS sign to meet up with teammates.

DATE:
Sunday September 24, 2017
Rain or Shine
Course partially covered

TIME:

8:30 a.m. Gates Open
9:30 a.m. Welcome Ceremony
10:00 a.m. Start of Walk
10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Educational Lecture TBA.
12:00 p.m. Event Concludes

DISTANCE:

About 1.2 miles

COURSE:

Inside and around Nationals Park culminating with a victory lap around the field and the opportunity to take photos in the dugouts.

FEE:

There is no fee to participate. Walk Off Parkinson’s is a fundraising and awareness program for the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area (PFNCA). Participants are encouraged to support PFNCA by making donations and by raising critically-needed funds to support those impacted by Parkinson’s.

LOCATION:

Nationals Park
1500 South Capitol Street, SE
Washington, D.C.

PARKING:

Free parking will be available in parking in Lot B (entrance located on N Street, SE near the corner of N Street SE and S Capitol Street SE).

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

Take the Metro Green Line to the Navy Yard station, Nationals Park is approximately a block south from the station’s Half Street exit.

TO REGISTER

Please call the PFNCA office at (703) 734-1017 or visit PFNCA’s website.

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NEW EXERCISE CLASSES FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S

AT OAK MARR RECENTER BEGINNING ON 9/16.

The classes can be found in the fall issue of Parktakes magazine on page 72 and 74. One is at 2:30 and the other at 3:30.

We will also offer a complimentary yoga for relaxation class for any companion or caretaker at 2:30 p.m. alongside the Parkinson’s class. No registration is required for this yoga class.

Parkinson’s Chair Group Exercise
Gentle chair class using exercises and stretches from PWR! curriculum designed for those with Parkinson’s Disease or other movement disorders.
Eleven week session starts Saturday 9/16 at 2:30 p.m.
Fee: $124 Use Code: 1424261301 to register.

Parkinson’s Circuit Class
Standing circuit exercises to benefit individuals with Parkinson’s or other movement disorders. Focus to help with better posture and balance.

Eleven week session starts Saturday 9/16 at 3:30 p.m..
Fee: $124 Use Code 1424261001 to register

A complementary yoga for relaxation class will be provided for caregivers or companions of individuals registered in the Parkinson’s classes. The class will begin at 2:30 p.m. No registration is required. Please see drop in class schedule for details.

 

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