Stay Fit Program Supported by Parkinson Council

February 4, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Clients work with students and faculty at Dan Aaron Stay Fit Exercise program

Clients work with Arcadia students and faculty at the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Exercise program.

Dr. Janet Readinger ’07DPT, assistant professor of Physical Therapy and associate director of Clinical Education, received a $17,000 grant from the Parkinson Council to support the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Exercise program, designed to help community members with Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease maintain and improve their endurance and mobility.

The program, founded by Gerri Aaron ’14H and her family in 2004, has received support from the Parkinson Council since 2011. Grants have enabled the development of exercise programs, caregiver support groups, and hands-on student experiences that benefit local patients.

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