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An interactive class and discussion group to learn more about how to:
Class is for: people with all neurological disorders
FROM-THE-GROUND-UP STRENGTH AND FLEXIBILITY
A mostly-mat based class designed to give a safe and effective workout. Class includes elements of yoga, tai chi, dumbbell exercise and exercise bands.
Class is for: people with neurological disorders such as MS, Parkinson's and stroke
Meets Mondays and Fridays, 2-3 p.m.
Fee: $20 for each four-week session
A class and discussion group for people who live with Parkinson’s Disease, MS and other neurologic conditions.
Meets the 3rd Friday of each month, 9:30- 10:30 a.m.
DANCE FOR PARKINSON’S
Join the internationally acclaimed Dance for PD® class to stretch and strengthen your body and use eyes, ears and touch to control movement through dance. Come prepared to move with live accompaniment and discover how exhilarating it is to dance - mentally, spiritually and physically. No dance experience necessary to participate. Learn more about Dance for Parkinsons
Meets on Saturdays, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., for 8 weeks.
You can pre-register by calling 206.518.5232, or register in person on your first day of class. Drop ins are welcome.
THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR MS - VIDEOS
Restore, renew and regenerate your energy. Therapeutic Yoga for MS develops mind-body awareness, stability, coordination, balance and calms your nervous system. Follow our videos in the comfort of your home.
Improve the volume, projection and quality of your voice through a fun series of breathing and vocal exercises. Choir director, Judi Spencer will lead you through singing classic songs with accompaniment.
Date: Tuesdays, Mar. 1 - Apr. 12
Time: 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Music Works Northwest, 1331 118th Avenue SE #400, Bellevue 98005
Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per class
Contact: Maria Cole at 206.946.6517 or email@example.com
LIVING MINDFULLY WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS
Support group for those wanting to live mindfully and with self-compassion. See website for more information
Meets: 3rd Wednesday of each month
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: EvergreenHealth, Room Tan 134, 12040 NE 128th Street, Kirkland 98034
To register, or for more information, call 425.296.2705 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support group for men affected by neurological conditions such as MS, Parkinson's and stroke
Meets: 2nd Tuesday of the month
Time: 3-4 p.m.
Location: DeYoung Pavilion, 2nd Floor Rainier Room, 12039 NE 128th Street, Kirkland 98034
No registration required
LIVING WELL AFTER STROKE
Join other stroke survivors and their care partners to support each other through recovery and learn valuable information about secondary stroke prevention.
PARKINSON’S CARE PARTNER SUPPORT GROUP
This support group provides a comfortable environment for bringing up the issues, concerns and emotions that many face while providing care for a loved one with Parkinson's disease. The group is facilitated by a social worker.
Date: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month
Time change: 3-4:30 p.m.
Location: DeYoung Pavilion at EvergreenHealth, 5th floor conference room
Contact: Sarah Winter, LICSW at 206.946.6517 or email@example.com
No registration required
KIRKLAND MS SELF-HELP GROUP
Date: 3rd Thursday of each month
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: EvergreenHealth Tan Room 117
Contact: Susan: 425.822.0462 Karen: firstname.lastname@example.org
No registration required
EASTSIDE MS SELF-HELP GROUP
Find comfort and strength with your peers as you learn new information and tips to get more out of your life. Guest speakers from many disciplines and areas of interest educate us each month.
Date: 2nd Wednesday of each month
Time: 9:30-11 a.m.
Location: EvergreenHealth Medical Center, Room Red 552/554
Contact: Jerry Weiser 425.868.6810
NATIONAL MS SOCIETY NORTHWEST CHAPETER SELF-HELP GROUPS
More than 40 self-help groups across Western and Central Washington, Montana, and Alaska give people with MS the chance to meet and talk with others who share their challenges and successes. The chapter also sponsors groups serving those with specific interests, such as caregivers, LGBT, men, mothers, and young adults.
For more information about self-help groups in your area:
• visit the National MS Society Groups and Discussions webpage and search under Kirkland
• call 800.344.4867 and press option 1
GREATER NORTHWEST MS TELEPHONE SUPPORT GROUP
Sponsored by National MS Society Northwest Chapter.
Date: 3rd Wednesday of the month
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Contact: 1.888.279.3775, code 4001#
ONE-ON-ONE PEER CONNECTIONS
MS affects everyone differently- that’s why it is important to have someone who understands to support you.
Through the Peer Connections program you can search for and connect with a peer support volunteer who has “been there” and can provide you with helpful tips, suggestions and emotional support for the challenges that MS throws at you. You can connect with your peer via one-on-one ongoing telephone calls, email conversations or messages within our online community.
To find out more, please call 800.344.4867 and press option 1, or visit www.nationalmssociety.org.
Our community health classes and events are held on the EvergreenHealth Kirkland campus as well as other locations in our region.