April 2020 Events

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month! 🌷

COVID- 19 Update: Many events, classes, and groups have cancelled to help contain the spread of COVID-19 and keep our community safe. Contact your local class instructors and support group facilitators to learn more about cancellations in your area.


Thursday, April 9th- POSTPONED

Amber, with Parkinson’s Nebraska, will be discussing Parkinson’s disease, the treatment of PD, local resources, and share how Parkinson’s Nebraska is working to improve the lives of Nebraskans with PD and their families.

Date: Thursday, April 9th
Time: 2:00 PM
Location:  Lexington Regional Health Center
1201 N. Erie St.
Lexington, NE


Saturday, April 11th

To celebrate Parkinson’s Awareness Month, we have partnered with Occupational Therapy students from Nebraska Methodist College to bring education and neurological music therapy to the April support group. Watch live as the group teaches us a fun dance routine targeting Parkinson’s symptoms!

Date: Saturday, April 11th
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: Facebook Live

Tune in live using this Zoom link or on our Facebook page.


Friday, April 17th- POSTPONED

Save the date for the first annual Pins for Parkinson’s! We have partnered with Maplewood Lanes and 99.9 KGOR to bring you a night of bowling, pizza, drinks, prizes, and more!


GOING VIRTUAL May 9th!

Virtual event rescheduled for Saturday, May 9! Click here for more details!


POSTPONED until August 8th-9th

📚 Professional Development Opportunity! 📚

The Columbus Community Hospital Rehabilitative Services is welcoming Becky Farley, founder of PWR!Moves, to Columbus, NE. Professionals will how to use PWR!Moves exercises to target symptoms that interfere with everyday movement and provide more specialized services to your patients with Parkinson’s!

For more information, visit pwr4life.org or email workshopsinfo@pwr4life.org.

Come for the training and stay for the fun! The Monday after the training is the Parkinson Wellness Symposium in Columbus. See more details below!


POSTPONED until August 10th

Mark your calendars for Monday, April 20th for the Parkinson Wellness Symposium in Columbus, NE! We are thrilled to partner with the Columbus Community Hospital Rehabilitative Services as they prepare a day of education, engagement, and movement for the Nebraska Parkinson’s community!


POSTPONED

Derby Dash: A Kentucky Derby Gala Fundraiser & Silent Auction to support Team Fox Lincoln

All proceeds support Parkinson’s disease research and the Michael J Fox Foundation.

Email teamfoxlincoln@gmail.com with any questions.


Are you hosting an online Parkinson’s event or anything else to celebrate Parkinson’s Awareness Month? Let us know! We would love to add it to our website and April newsletter 🌷

Send the details to Amber at amber@parkinsonsnebraska.org to get your event added to our website!