Welcome to Gena Piper's Parkinson's Moving Day Page
I am participating in Moving Day® Winston-Salem, benefiting the Parkinson's Foundation, in honor of Bryan Piper.
The event will be a fun-filled, family-friendly event for all ages and abilities. We will be able to enjoy a variety of movement activities like yoga, dance, Pilates, Tai Chi, boxing, stretching and much more and celebrate the importance of movement in our lives.
Please consider being a part of my team or sponsoring me, and I encourage you to get your friends, family and coworkers involved.
Thank you for helping me reach my fundraising goal to support the vital work of the Parkinson's Foundation.
Why Move for Moving Day?
Did you know that someone is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease every 9 minutes in the United States? No one should have to face Parkinson’s alone. That is why the Parkinson's Foundation provides a community of support to give people the resources and help they need to live well with Parkinson’s.
Parkinson's Disease (PD) affects are many, some seen and many unseen. Prior to Bryan's diagnosis, we had no idea that a loss of sense of smell is one of the earliest symptoms of PD. He had this symptom for about 15 years before he was diagnosed! Other symptoms are: impaired posture and balance; rigid muscles; speech and writing changes; walking or gait difficulties; tremors; trouble swallowing...
One of the best ways to combat PD is to MOVE...exercise...swim, cycle, strength train, stretch, do yoga, tai chi, walk...do whatever your body allows you to do, and do it often!
Support our mission to help every person diagnosed with Parkinson's live their best possible life now. Your gift will help us fund better research, better treatment and better lives.
Thank you so much for your support!