National Parkinson Foundation Moving Day

National Parkinson Foundation Moving Day 2013 Events!

Past Moving Day Events


Honolulu, HI
Nov 23, 2013
   

Chicago, IL
Oct 20, 2013

NC Triangle, NC
Nov 2, 2013

Washington D.C.
Nov 10, 2013

Minneapolis, MN
May 4, 2013

Kansas City, KS
June 15, 2013

Orange County, CA
Oct 12, 2013

Chicago, IL
October 14, 2012

Orange County, CA
October 13, 2012

Columbus, OH
September 30, 2012

Pittsburg, PA
September 29, 2012

Kansas City, KS
June 16, 2012

Minneapolis, MN
May 12, 2012

Cedartown, GA
April 21, 2012
   

 

Inaugural Event Benefits the National Parkinson Foundation        

Right at Home, Inc., a leading international provider of in-home companion and personal care to senior citizens and others, is a Hope Sponsor of the National Parkinson Foundation’s Moving Day, an event dedicated to raise funds and awareness for those who live with Parkinson’s disease.

With a festival atmosphere, Moving Day is designed to emphasize the significance of movement for those afflicted with Parkinson’s, a progressive neurological disorder often associated with tremors, slowness of movement or uncontrolled movement. The event will feature shorter, family friendly walk routes, food and music. In addition, each walk will feature a Movement Pavilion, which will include activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, dance and Pilates that are proven to help manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s.

“We are excited and honored to partner with the National Parkinson Foundation on this event,” said Allen Hager, Chairman and CEO of Right at Home, Inc. “Together, we hope to improve the quality of life for those who suffer from this debilitating disease.”

Approximately 1 million people in the U.S. are affected by Parkinson’s, and the number is expected to increase considerably in the next 20 years due to the aging of the country’s population. The National Parkinson Foundation is a leading organization focused on improving the quality of care for people with Parkinson’s through research, education and outreach.

Cannot say enough wonderful things about Right at Home. Right at Home was originally hired just to help with medications for my 83 year old father as he was alone in his home in Massachusetts while his four daughters live in Florida. As anyone that has an elderly loved one that lives out of state knows..it's hard to worry from afar. It was a great relief to know that Right at Home was checking on him and keeping in touch with us in Florida. The nurse was trustworthy, caring, kind and just fantastic in every way. Right at Home spent much time on the phone with us to help choose and get him into a rehab facility after he was sick last year, which I always felt was above and beyond. Just recently I was up in Massachusetts with my father because he had developed an infection. My dad refused to go to the hospital and the nurse from Right at Home stayed with us for an extra 4 hours or so until we could finally get the help my father desperately needed at the hospital. Again above and beyond. The Right at Home nurse was like an angel during this stressful time. Five stars is not enough to rate how much Right at Home helped us with our dad.

Mr. Heineman

Proud Sponsor of Moving Day