The Mruk Family Education Center on Aging encourages and empowers those
living with Parkinson's Disease to fight back during Parkinson's
This April, the
Mruk Family Education Center on Aging, one of the community health education and support houses of Baxter Regional
Medical Center, will observe Parkinson's Awareness Month. Parkinson's
Disease (PD) is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects
the ability to walk, talk, balance and move.
The Mruk Family Education Center on Aging will host Dr. Alan Diamond, a
neurologist specializing in movement disorders at Washington Regional
Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas, for
An Overview of Parkinson's Disease, an in-depth discussion about PD and its symptoms, treatments, and how
those living with it can best manage. The event will be held Tuesday,
April 18 at 10 a.m. in the BRMC Lagerborg Dining Room. To register to
attend, call the MFECOA at (870) 508-3880, email
click here to register online.
More than 10 million people live with PD worldwide, and more than 60,000
Americans are diagnosed each year. Parkinsonandrsquo;s Awareness Month
is a great opportunity for the MFECOA to encourage local PD patients to
join those who are fighting back through
Rock Steady Boxing Mountain Home, a non-contact boxing exercise offered through the Mruk Family Education
Center on Aging. Rock Steady Boxing (RSB) is a program for patients with
Parkinsonandrsquo;s Disease (PD), and it has the potential to build power,
strength, flexibility, and balance where it was once been lost because
of this degenerative disease.
"Rock Steady Boxing Mountain Home offers classes that inspire and
provide hope and better quality of life for those who are fighting back
against Parkinson's disease," said Diahanne VanGulick, Coordinator
of MFECOA and Rock Steady Boxing Mountain Home.
To learn more about Rock Steady Boxing Mountain Home, please contact Diahanne
at (870) 508-3881 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional resources and to learn more about the international organization,
please visit Rock Steady Boxing, Inc. at