Charleston Moves Together For Parkinson’s Disease

The Parkinson’s Foundation (PF) is holding Moving Day, a fundraising walk for Parkinson’s disease (PD) in Charleston. The event will be held at Edisto Hall in the James Island County Park on June 2nd from 10 am to 12 pm. The money raised through Moving Day will help improve the lives of people living with PD and families affected by the disease.

The event will feature a “Movement Pavilion,” with activities such as yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, dance and much more. Studies show that movement is beneficial and proven to help manage the symptoms of PD, improving flexibility and mobility. The aim is to encourage people to stay active and move for better health.

To learn more about Moving Day, visit movingdaywalk.org.

About Parkinson’s Disease (PD)
Affecting an estimated one million Americans and ten million worldwide, Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s and is the 14th leading cause of death in the United States. There is no cure for PD and 60,000 new cases are diagnosed each year in the United States alone.

About the Parkinson Foundation (PF)
The Parkinson Foundation’s mission is to make life better for people with Parkinson’s through expert care and research. For more information, visit www.parkinson.org, or call the NPF Helpline at 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636).

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