APRIL 11, 2022 – Sit-to-Stand Challenge

RSB is teaming up with Neuro Heroes (UK), UTurn Parkinson’s (Canada), PD Avengers and others around the world for a worldwide Sit-to-Stand Challenge! RSB Affiliate coaches rocked this challenge throughout January with a total of 236,719 sit-to-stands! On World Parkinson Day (April 11), our goal is to complete 1,000,000 sit-to-stands representing the number of people living with Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Why sit-to-stands? Sitting and standing is something we al…
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Help us Fight Back! Become a Rock Steady Boxing volunteer today!

Drone photography provided by Dronegenuity   With the new year comes a time to renew our goals, and our mission of fighting back against Parkinson’s Disease.  This year, there are many great things happening in the world of Rock Steady Boxing.  If you’ve heard about Rock Steady Boxing, and are interested in being more involved, one of the great parts about Rock Steady Boxing is the volunteer force that all of our coaches and boxers are grateful for.  At The Rock Steady Headquarte…
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RSB Coach Con Comes to Phoenix

  Rock Steady Boxing’s second annual Coaches Conference* is coming to Phoenix, Arizona, September 4-6, 2019! *This conference is restricted to coaches who are RSB Certified and are actively coaching at an authorized RSB affiliate location. This is an advanced “Level 2” training for active, certified RSB coaches and a chance to meet up with hundreds of fellow Rock Steady Coaches from around the world! To register, affiliate coaches should contact their affiliate speci…
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Four-Step Process: Asking For and Accepting Help

by Viki Kind Viki Kind is a bioethicist, professional speaker and award-winning author of The Caregiver’s Path to Compassionate Decision Making: Making Choices for Those Who Can’t and her new Resource Workbook. Viki is an honorary board member of the Well Spouse Association. For additional resources or to book Viki to speak:  www.KindEthics.com  I have cared for six members of my family for many years. And like many family caregivers, I have never been very good at asking for help. Thin…
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Exercise That Motivates Parkinson’s Patients to Push Limits Can Offer Range of Benefits, Experts Say

Source: Parkinson’s News Today November 27, 2018 With a treatment not yet within reach that might slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, much less offer a cure, many — doctors, patients, and researchers alike — are looking to exercise in hopes of fending off a worsening of symptoms. Interest in exercise-based interventions has risen so much that “the number of publications on exercise studies has increased by a factor of 10 since 2000,” Tanya Simuni, MD, chief of Mo…
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