APDA News

Spring Session Reach For It: A Program of Dance

The Spring Session of the Reach For It: A Program of Dance for Persons with Parkinson's will be starting soon.  Don't miss this opportunity to exercise and have fun using the fluidity of dance to work on balance, strength, movement and coordination.  Reach for It combines the easy-going interaction of a group with movement tailored to the individual participant's level of mobility.  For more information please click here or visit their website.

Reach For It is dance program is sponsored by the American Parkinson Disease Association Nebraska chapter and UNO's College of Education & The Moving Company.

 

 

We've Moved!

The APDA Nebraska Chapter has moved to a new building! Our new location provides us with space to offer a resource area, education and information sessions, activities and a comfortable environment for support groups to meet and individuals to gather.

We invite you to come and visit! 

Office hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00am-3:00pm.

Our new address is: 16811 Burdette Street, Suite One, Omaha, NE 68116

(Corner of 168th and Blondo, on the south side of the Heritage Pointe Senior Living Community with private APDA Nebraska entrance).

We would like to thank the management team of Heritage Communities for supporting the APDA Nebraska and identifying a location that will help us to better serve the Parkinson's Community. 

 

  

 

 

 

We would also like to thank all makes office equipment co. for helping us to complete the move to our new location.

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New Parkinson's Disease Treatment News

The American Parkinson Disease Association is pleased to share with the Parkinson’s community the arrival of two new medications in the treatment arsenal to address Parkinson’s symptoms. Both of these therapies offer a better way to deliver carbidopa/levodopa medication. RYTARY approved by the Food and Drug administration on Janaury 8 is an extended release formulation of carbidopa/levodopa and is manufactured by Impax Pharmaceuticals.  To read more click here.

Insights

The APDA is excited to share with the Parkinson's Community the Insights - Winter 2015 Newsletter! Inside you will find a message from the president, an article on non-motor features in PD, a story of optimism, a story about a passed bill in New Jersey, and more. To read the newsletter, click here

PHD Skate-A-Thon

The UNMC 2015 Skate-A-Thon for Parkinson's begins at noon on Friday, January 23 thru noon on Saturday, January 24.  For just $10 you can register to be part of this special event, and help us put Parkinson's on ice!

For more information or to register, please go to the PHD website or click here!

 

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