Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive movement disorder that effects as many as one million individuals in the United States. The exact causes are unknown, and although there is no cure, treatment options include medication, surgery and rehabilitation. Rehabilitation can assist a person with Parkinson’s Disease maintain maximum function in his/her day to day routines, and enable them to live meaningful lives.

For caregivers and family members, it is important to be involved in a client’s treatment. Family involvement ensures that even when a client is at home, they can have someone to depend on who understands their challenges, and is willing to help monitor and encourage their daily exercise.

We are excited to announce the launch of a ROCK STEADY program at our Lorien Mays Chapel location, sponsored by Maryland Association for Parkinson Support (MAPS)! This program was developed to give people with Parkinson's disease hope, by improving their quality of life through non-contact boxing. Their mission, is now part of our mission: "empower people with Parkinson's disease to fight back."

To find out more information about this program, please contact JoAnn Presbitero at JPresbitero@lorienhealth.com.