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Parkinson’s exercise program launches in Watertown

October 31, 2019

The Wisconsin Parkinson Association is launching an exercise class for people with Parkinson disease in the Watertown area. “Movement & Music: Parkinson Disease Exercise” will be a free class led by WPA exercise coordinator Mary Spidell-Wood.

The class incorporates stretches, strength training, posture, balance and walking drills, as well as vocal exercises. Exercise will help improve Parkinson’s symptoms and improve the quality of daily life. Caregivers are welcome to attend, and modifications will be provided to ensure a safe and effective setting for all participants.

The seven-week class will run on Fridays from Nov. 1 to Dec. 20, with no class Nov. 29, at 10:30 a.m. at Watertown Senior and Community Center at 514 S. First St. Registration is required to maryw@wiparkinson.org or call 414-430-3561.

This class is presented by Wisconsin Parkinson Association in partnership with Watertown Senior and Community Center.