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How Software Helped Bring Community to Those With Parkinson’s

August 2020 | Capterra

Power for Parkinson’s had to figure out how to help people living with Parkinson’s manage their symptoms while quarantining. Technology helped grow the nonprofit’s distant audience, but it’s still working on engaging locals.

Power for Parkinson's offers online community to stay healthy and stay in touch!

April 2020 | CBS Austin

The local non profit Power for Parkinson's is a free resource and community for people affected by Parkinson's Disease. And with the current COVID environment, they recently shifted their programming online, giving central Texans a way to stay in touch while they are staying at home. Nina Mosier and Allan Cole are joining us with more.

Power for Parkinson hosting it's 7th annual birthday bash

Jan 2020 | Fox 7 Austin

Dr Nina Mosier, the director and co-founder of Power for Parkinson, joins Amanda Salinas in the Good Day Austin studio to talk more about how their community offers support for those with Parkinson's disease.

‘It is not hopeless’: Parkinson’s disease doesn’t stop Austin duo from making popular art

Oct 2020 | Austin 360

“I just want people to know that, at 88, you can still have some fun and enjoy life,” Verna says. “A lot of people with Parkinson’s think that this is the end. But you can slow it down. You realize how important your brain is. Don’t get me wrong. It’s a bear of a disease. But it is not hopeless. There are lots of things you can do. Do it, try it — and get creative with it.”

Power for Parkinson's: Improving quality of life through exercise and community

April 2019 | CBS Austin

It's a free exercise and wellness program helping people delay the progression of Parkinson's. Today, Allan Cole, a Power for Parkinson's participant, joins us to share his story, and let us know how others can get involved.

Free exercise class by Power for Parkinson's

April 2019 | KVUE

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month and a local nonprofit, Power for Parkinson's, is helping the effort to raise awareness for the disease here in Austin with a new free exercise class! Joining us today is Board Member Allan Cole!

Community Corner: Power for Parkinson’s

April 2019 | Austin Fit Magazine

In January, Power for Parkinson’s launched a new class for people diagnosed with Parkinson’s before age 55. Every Saturday, this group meets for a vigorous circuit training class. While classes keep participants physically active and strong, and help to slow the effects of Parkinson’s, attendees also benefit from their shared experience with the disease. 

Seniors take tango classes to help with Parkinson's

Feb 2019 | KVUE

Over the last six weeks, 16 students took tango lessons from instructors and volunteers with Esquina Tango Austin at Balance Dance Studios in South Austin. Carol Garrett is one of them. 

With a feather in her hair and sequins on her outfit, she and some of her classmates got all dolled up for the final class on Tuesday.

Non-Profit Group Uses Exercise as Treatment for Parkinson's

Jan 2019 | Spectrum News

Power for Parkinson's celebrated six years of service with its annual showcase event Sunday.

Participants showcased their new skills dancing and singing for an audience filled with family and friends. Power for Parkinson's co-founder Nina Mosier said the practice they've put in for months at a time works as a form of treatment for the disease.

Austin woman ready for her 40th Cap10K

April 2018 | Austin American Statesman

On April 8, Jane Norwood will line up for her 40th Capitol 10,000.

That’s remarkable enough, since this year marks the 41st running of the race, long a harbinger of springtime in Austin. But consider this: Four years ago, doctors diagnosed Norwood, 72, with Parkinson’s disease.

Learn About Exercise and Parkinson’s Symptoms

April 2018 | CPTV PBS

There is no cure for Parkinson’s disease, but this program introduces viewers to people with Parkinson’s disease (PwPs) who are employing their own power and finding their own solutions. They are sharing their message of exercise with PwPs across the country — with a focus on the idea that exercise (in particular, boxing and tango dancing) can delay the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

Power for Parkinson's

April 2018 | ATX Woman

A local nonprofit’s youngest and oldest participants share the benefits of daily exercise after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

Get Moving with Power for Parkinson's

April 2018 | CBS Austin

A local nonprofit’s youngest and oldest participants share the benefits of daily exercise after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

Power for Parkinson's Celebrates 5 years

Jan 2018 | KVUE

On Sunday, the Austin non-profit Power for Parkinson's celebrated five years of offering workout classes for people battling Parkinson's.

Daybreak All-Stars: Power for Parkinson’s

Dec 2017 | KVUE

On Sunday, the Austin non-profit Power for Parkinson's celebrated five years of offering workout classes for people battling Parkinson's.

Power for Parkinson’s hoping to further expand services

June 2017 | Community Impact

Power for Parkinson’s co-founders and directors Susan Stahl and Nina Mosier started the organization four years ago hoping to provide free exercise and dance classes to people with Parkinson’s disease.

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