Exercise and arthritis

May is Arthritis Awareness month and we’ll be sharing a weekly post to provide resources to learn more about the disease and how to manage it. Do you have questions about exercise and arthritis? The following fact sheet from the Arthritis Foundation provides an...

Arthritis Awareness Month: Keep moving!

According to the Arthritis Foundation, nearly 53 million adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis, and that number is expected to grow to 67 million by 2030. Why the increase? As scientists work to answer this question, factors under consideration include longer...

Kids! Join our water safety art contest!

We’re pleased to support Water Safety Month! Water safety is a core feature of our American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program that serves all ages. If you know a young artist, invite them to enter our water safety coloring contest! The registration form and...

Welcoming volunteers to support Rock Steady Boxing program

In early March 2021, we launched our Rock Steady Boxing program serving individuals with symptoms of Parkinson’s. Recent studies suggest that intense exercise, such as boxing, may be neuroprotective and work to delay the progression of disease symptoms. We are...

Rock Steady Boxing at PWC

The Rock Steady Boxing exercise program for individuals living with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is going strong at PWC! This unique program, created and established as a non profit in 2006, improves the ability of people with PD to live independent lives and has spread...

Parkinson’s awareness month: open house

April is national Parkinson’s Awareness Month, established by the Parkinson’s Foundation with the goal of supporting quality of life for people with the disease by increasing community awareness of Parkinson’s and working to improve care and advance research toward a...