The goal is control
Parkinson’s group relearns to move, think and enjoy life
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From left, Bobby Black, Fred Taylor, Roger Godfrey, Bill Coffee and instructor Vera Shury perform an exercise during a 90-minute session in SaddleBrooke for people with Parkinson’s disease. The goal of the class is to help the members learn to control their bodies.
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Roger Godrey steps on the outside of each ring placed on the floor. The exercise helps him relearn to take normal-sized steps.
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Bill Coffee, Victor Garcia, instructor Vera Shury, Roger Godfrey, Bobby Black and Fred Taylor run through a routine during a Perky Parkies session in SaddleBrooke earlier this month. The sessions motivate people with Parkinson’s disease to get up and out of the house.