Recent studies have shown a regular exercise program is beneficial to individuals with Parkinson's Disease. If you have PD, you can now discover firsthand the positive effect that exercise has on minimizing and possibly delaying or even reversing the progression of symptoms. Delay the Disease™, a Parkinson's specific community-based exercise program is now available in the Iowa City area!
Delay the Disease™ is an ongoing evidenced-based group exercise program designed to empower people with Parkinson's Disease by optimizing their physical function and maintaining or restoring independence. Individuals are welcome at any stage of mobility and all can derive benefit, but the impressive results come from those who begin exercise early in the diagnosis. In addition to the physical improvement, weekly camaraderie with like-minded people provides social reinforcement, optimism, hope and encouragement to handle the daily challenges of PD.
Caregivers are welcome to participate, but are not required to attend the class.