Date: October 19th,2023
2:00-3:00PM, Informational Booths with Ashland Resources for Parkinson’s Disease
3:00-4:00PM Guest Speaker with Q&A
Speaker: Dr. Lisa Wolboldt, PT, DPT, has worked at Kingston for 9 years as an inpatient and outpatient therapist. She took an interest in Parkinson’s Disease while in PT school at The Ohio State University and became certified to instruct LSVT BIG in 2015 and Delay the Disease in 2015. Dr. Wolboldt helped start the PD DTD classes at Kingston that take place twice a week.
Topic: Parkinson’s Disease and the Importance of Exercise and How to Get Started
Description: Brief overview on PD and diagnosis process and current standard for management
Brief background on benefits of exercise and PD
Current Research studies and PD with different types of exercise
Various Exercise options/classes/therapy etc.
Introduction on how to get started with an exercise program- home program, wellness classes etc.
How to build consistent habits to maintain function/exercise routine