What: Delay the Disease Training Course Sponsored by Parkinson’s Nebraska
When: Thursday, July 18th, 12:30p to 5p. Friday, 8a to 4p.
Where: Ramada Wyndham, Midtown Grand Island, 2503 S. Locus St., Grand Island
Parkinson’s Nebraska is thrilled to host a Delay the Disease training in Grand Island, NE. Delay the Disease program co-founders, Jackie Russell and David Zid, will be joining us from OhioHealth to share their evidence-based program with trainers and professionals to create an impact on the lives of those living with Parkinson’s across the Midwest region.
DATE: Thursday, July 18th– Friday, July 19th
TIME: 12:30 pm– 5:00pm Thursday
8:00am– 4:00pm Friday
LOCATION: Ramada Wyndham Midtown Grand Island
2503 S. Locus St.
Grand Island, NE 68801
Delay the DiseaseTM is an evidenced-based fitness program for people living with Parkinson’s disease. The program is designed to empower participants by optimizing their physical function and helping to delay the progression of symptoms.
This 1.5-day training offers 10 CE hours for
• Fitness Trainers
• Group Exercise Instructors
Participants will be provided with the knowledge, tools, and techniques to create and lead a comprehensive community-based, PD-specific exercise program.
Parkinson’s Nebraska believes providing education is our strongest tool in advocating for the Parkinson’s community. We know that the professionals who work directly with Parkinson’s patients each day have an incredible power to make an impact, and we believe in investing in them. We are proud to offer this training to 40 regional Parkinson’s professionals at no cost. Attendees will be provided with:
• Registration costs
• All meals throughout the event
• Special dinner presentation by our guest speaker
• One night stay in hotel
• $25-$75 mileage stipend
o Carpool Incentive available and encouraged
Professionals from across the Midwest region are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to applicants who reside in Nebraska and serve rural communities. There are a limited number of spots available at this training. Apply today at https://parkinsonsnebraska.org/delay-the-disease-training/.
Applications to attend this training are due on Friday, May 24th. Awardees will be announced on Friday, May 31st.