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PARKINSON PLACE is a first of its kind 9000 sq. ft. Multidisciplinary Care Center in Sarasota, Florida which offers over 80 free programs per month on site as well as ongoing video podcasts for the homebound - dedicated exclusively to the physical, mental, emotional and social needs of those living with Parkinson’s disease. Open 9am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday. Membership is FREE and easy.
Conveniently located just off I-75 Exit 207 (Bee Ridge Road) in Sarasota, PARKINSON PLACE offers over 80 free programs per month to members in addition to special activities and social events. Programs are led by certified licensed instructors all experts in the field. All participation programs are based on individual ability and can be performed standing or sitting in a chair.
IT’S EASY TO KEEP YOUR BODY, MIND AND SPIRIT UP AND MOVING AT PARKINSON PLACE!
Ongoing educational programs with complimentary buffet lunch include ASK-THE-DOCTOR a monthly Lunch & Learn with Juan Sanchez-Ramos, MD, PhD, Fellowship Trained Movement Disorders Specialist, PRF Medical Director and Director of the USF Parkinson Clinic at Parkinson Place.
PARKINSON POWER a weekly Lunch & Learn with Marilyn Tait, a noted expert in the physical and emotional needs of patients and caregivers, offers everything you need to know to live well today with Parkinsons.
PARKINSON PLACE offers 6 different EXERCISE CLASSES!
- GIANT STEPS - BIG Moves and Balance Exercises with Kathi Sims
- GENTLE YOGA - Simple Poses & Meditation with Lynn Burgess
- FUN FITNESS - Interactive Group Exercise with Kathi Sims
- AGELESS GRACE - 21 Energizing Chair Exercises with Mary Masi
- LET’S DANCE – Music & Expressive Movement with Leymis Wilmott
- TAI CHI - Meditative Exercise with Kathi Sims
VOICE AEROBICS, Voice & Breathing Exercises, with Mary Spremulli and SINGIN’G IN THE PARK CHORUS with Phyllis Lowitt support enhanced speech and swallowing performance while ART 101 with Cheryl Mooney promotes individual creative expression.
PARKINSON PLACE IS THE PLACE TO BE FOR CAREGIVERS!
CAREGIVING MADE EASY with Marilyn Tait & Denise Drabik provides a nurturing motivational environment for an hour each week where caregivers can speak freely and get the guidance, support and resources necessary to provide dignified long term care for a loved one with Parkinsons.
Parkinson Place also houses two neurology clinics, a psychology clinic, a speech and swallowing clinic, a physical therapy department, licensed geriatric care managers as well as a comprehensive resource and referral service.
It’s easy to fill your day in a positive way at PARKINSON PLACE with a wide array of program opportunities all designed to help Parkinson patients and caregivers enjoy a better life today!
A warm and welcoming home away from home
for Parkinson patients and caregivers.
A Program of the
PARKINSON RESEARCH FOUNDATION