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.
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!
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.
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.
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 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.