PARKINSON’S DISEASE EDUCATIONAL LUNCH & LEARN (virtual)

 

SLEEP DISORDERS, THERAPIES AND AIDS

Featuring Dr. Lara Wittine, MD, FCCP, Sleep Medicine Specialist

Date: Thursday, January 27, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Cost: Free

 

 

The Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program Lunch & Learn Series Presents:  A look at sleep disorders, what they are, their causes and symptoms, and how people with sleep disorders can get relief.

 

Thursday, January 27th at 12:00 PM

JCC on the Cohn Campus | Virtual

 

Parkinson’s Foundation, TJCCF, USF Health

This event is generously supported by a Community Grant from the Parkinson's Foundation. The JCC on the Cohn Campus is located at 13009 Community Campus Drive, Tampa, FL 33625

 


 

RESOURCE HUB HELP LINE: Staffed by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker

If you or someone you love have Parkinson’s, the Help Line is available to assist with questions and/or concerns regarding the psychosocial aspects of living with Parkinson’s Disease as well as to provide support and appropriate community resource assistance.  To reach the Help Line call (813) 760-3437.

 

 

PARKINSON’S DISEASE EDUCATIONAL LUNCH & LEARN (virtual)

NUTRITION & PARKINSON’S DISEASE

featuring Lauren Amos, MS, RD, LDN, Wellness Educator at Tampa General Hospital

Wednesday, February 23, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Cost: Free

Lauren Amos a registered dietitian, providing medical nutrition therapy & counseling.  Her presentation will look at:

  • nutritional interactions with the common PD medications
  • healthy, convenient & simple meals for people with PD to prepare
  • how to get proper nutrition despite physical limitations

 

THE THERAPEUTIC POWER OF ART

A project of the Tampa JCCs & Federation Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program

in collaboration with the Tampa Museum of Art

Cost: Free

This special project of viewing and creating art is designed to improve the lives of Parkinson’s patients and their care partners through the therapeutic power of art.  The project is generously supported by Maureen and Doug Cohn.

 

ART LOOKING: THE COGNITIVE POWER OF ART (virtual)

Led by facilitators from the Tampa Museum of Art

Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2:00 PM

Art looking can affect brain wave patterns and the nervous system, raise serotonin levels, and enhance brain function.  Tampa Museum of Art educators will lead participants through the exhibit and discuss the artwork. Docents will utilize guided looking techniques to inspire conversation and reflection amongst the participants. Participants will enjoy the therapeutic benefits of having conversations about art and learn from each other.

 

ART MAKING AT THE JCC ON THE COHN CAMPUS

Date: Thursday, March 3, 12:30 PM

Cognitive Power of Art.  Led by facilitators from the Tampa Museum of Art

Participants give expression to their impressions inspired by the previous art looking.  Getting absorbed in art can exercise the brain, enhance cognitive focus, encourage creative thinking and reduce stress. 

 

Ongoing classes

Rock Steady Boxing

Tuesdays, January 25 & February 1, 1:30 PM / Emily Rzonca (BGF – in person only)

Wednesdays, January 26 & February 2, 11:00 AM / Jen Shipherd (Cohn + Virtual)

Friday, January 28 & February 4, 1:30 PM / Sarah Flook (BGF – in person only)

A fun activity that focuses on building strength in the core.  Rock Steady Boxing conditions for agility, speed, endurance, hand-eye coordination.

 

Let’s Move with Jerry Simon

Mondays, January 24 & 31, 11:00 AM / Jerry Simon (Cohn + Virtual)

Just the right amount of challenge with weights, bands, and stretching

 

Tremble Clefs Singing Group

Mondays, January 24 & 31, 3:00 PM (Cohn + Virtual)

Addresses voice projection, breathing and posture.  Tremble Clefs is voice therapy and mutual social support through singing, performance and the power of making music together.

 

Nia Class with Jen Goldberg

Tuesdays, January 25 & February 1, 12:30 PM (BGF + Virtual)
A full body, mind and spirit fitness practice, leading to greater health and well-being.  Nia is designed to unleash your personal power through movement and music, integrating dance arts, healing arts and martial arts.  Nia enhances body awareness with focus on flexibility, agility, mobility, strength and stability.

 

Line Dance with Sarah Flook

Wednesdays, January 26 & February 2, 2:00 PM (BGF + Virtual)

Promotes balance, coordination and mobility.  Move fluidly to the music as you learn fun choreographed dance steps.

 

Stretch & Strengthen

Mondays, January 24 & 31, 1:30 PM (BGF + Virtual) with Sarah Flook

Thursdays, January 27 & February 3, 2:00 PM (Cohn + Virtual) with Jen Shipherd

This class addresses flexibility and neuromotor functions such as balance and gait, coordination, and agility.  The class encourages muscular strength and muscular endurance.  It is designed to enhance physical and mental balance and coordination.

 

Brain Games: Jeopardy, Word Find, etc.

Thursdays, January 27 & February 3, 11:30 AM (Virtual)

A fun morning of games and puzzles to engage the brain and sharpen the mind.

 

Fine Motor Skills & Handwriting Workshop with Cathy Daumen

Fridays, January 28 & February 4, 10:30 AM (Virtual)

Helps reinforce the brain signals to improve eye and hand coordination.  This is a 3 step approach: exercising the large arm/hand muscles, working with the fine motor skills, and exercises to improve handwriting.  All 3 areas need to work together for success.

 

Fitness class with Jen Goldberg (substitute for Tai Chi)

Friday, January 28, 2:15 PM (Cohn + Virtual)

 

Tai Chi with Suzanne Chen

Friday, February 4, 2:15 PM (Cohn + Virtual)

 

Support Groups (Virtual)

New Patient Support Group Monday, January 24, 10:00 AM

Care Partner Support Group Newly Diagnosed, Monday, January 24, 11:15 AM

Patient Support Group Newly Diagnosed, Monday, January 24, 12:30 PM

Patient Support Group, Fridays, January 28 & February 4, 12:00 PM

Care Partners Support Group, Friday, February 4, 1:30 PM

 

Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program Introduction. Learn more about who we are and what we offer.

Parkinson's Spring Fling

Stretch and Strengthen Introduction.

Rock Steady Boxing Introduction.

Rock Steady Boxing

Rock Steady Boxing

Rock Steady Boxing Coach Beth Maberry and Wingman Sam Scaff lead the workout

Participate In As Many Fitness Classes As You Would Like For $20 Per Month Or $100 For 6 Months!

 

Join USF Health and the JCC for fun classes like Rock Steady Boxing*, Nia, Tai Chi, Stretch & Strengthen, Water & Movement and Cycling. To register or learn more about the program, please contact Pnina Levermore at 813.291.2253 or pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com or Leigh Harrell at 813.396.0768 or leighharrell@usf.edu

 

 

The Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program Schedule

JCC on the Cohn Campus in Citrus Park 13009 Community Campus Drive Tampa, FL 33625 All activities are in-person plus virtual

  • Mondays 10:30 AM - Rock Steady Boxing* 3:00 PM - Tremble Clefs
  • Tuesdays 10:30 AM - Nia
  • Wednesdays 11:00 AM - Rock Steady Boxing*
  • Thursdays 2:00 PM - Stretch & Strengthen
  • Fridays 3:00 PM - Tai Chi

 

Bryan Glazer Family JCC in South Tampa 522 N. Howard Avenue Tampa, FL 33606 All activities are in-person plus virtual

  • Mondays 1:30 PM - Stretch & Strengthen
  • Tuesdays 12:00 PM - Rock Steady Boxing*
  • Tuesdays  1:30 PM - Parkinson’s in Movement
  • Wednesdays 2:00 PM - Chair Yoga/Line Dance
  • Fridays 1:30 PM - Rock Steady Boxing*

 

Virtual Only

Mondays            

  • 12:00 PM - Patient Support Group          
  • 1:30 PM - Care Partners Support Group

Fridays                 

  • 10:30 AM - Fine Motor Skills & Handwriting Workshop  
  • 12:00 PM - Patient Support Group
  • 1:30 PM - Care Partners Support Group

 

*Rock Steady Boxing classes are an affiliate program of Rock Steady Boxing, Inc. Support groups are biweekly; Patient Support Group on Fridays meets weekly.


Enroll now for fitness classes or a support group specific to you. To register or learn more about the program, please contact Pnina Levermore at 813.291.2253 or pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com

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For more information contact Pnina Levermore at pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com