The Edmond J. Safra Parkinson's Wellness Program
This groundbreaking program was founded in 2007 to help improve the lives of those impacted by Parkinson's. Through education, exercise, support groups, and other programs, and in collaboration with the medical and local communities, people impacted by Parkinson's remain active, connected, and empowered. With a primary focus on dignity, hope, and possibility, this program has grown into a welcoming hub for the New York City Parkinson's community. The Edmond J Safra National Parkinson's Wellness Initiative has been adapted nationally in partnership with the National Parkinson's Foundation and is supported by New York’s largest health care provider, Northwell Health, which includes a renowned Parkinson’s program founded on patient- and family-centered care.
Parkinson's Exercise Classes Fall 2019
- Water Exercise
- Nia: Movement, Music, and Magic
- Alexander Technique
- Chair Exercise Balance + Strength
- Yoga + Melt: Relaxation + Flexibility
- Boxing with stoPD
- Cycling for PD
- PD Moves
- Monthly Support Group
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The Edmond J. Safra Parkinson's Wellness Program is supported by the Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation.
As New York State's largest health care provider and private employer, Northwell Health’s mission is to improve the health of communities. The focus is on prevention, wellness, and providing the full continuum of diagnosis, treatment, and aftercare services to all those served.
The Edmond J. Safra Foundation assists organizations around the world in educational, scientific, medical, and humanitarian program areas, including Parkinson’s disease research and patient care.
For over half a century, the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) has focused on meeting the needs in the care and treatment of people with Parkinson's disease. NPF has funded more than $172 million in care, research, and support services.