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NEW CLASS OFFERING!  

LIVE it UP!  – a new class full of FUN, Voice-Speech practice, Exercise Skills based on daily living activities and more! The 60 minute live class, originally designed for those with Parkinson’s, is open to those with neurological challenges. Additionally, this class will also be offered as a tele-fitness class, with more details coming soon.

This innovative class style of combining FUN, Voice work, Exercise, Education, Socialization, and Mindfulness was created by a speech pathologist, Amy Renken, and a group fitness instructor/dance teacher, Georgie Kuhl. The classes are co-taught by them.

Live classes offered on Tuesdays, 4p-5p, beginning February 6.
Contact the gym for further information.

 

BRAVO!  BRAVO!!

Summer 2017 WOWT segment – Omaha gym for those battling MS-Parkinsons-Alzheimers and other chronic illnesses

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NEW OFFERINGS at MSforward!

  1. ENOA (Eastern Nebraska of Aging) is offering ride assistance to/from MSforward or other locations for a minimal fee:  ENOA Rural Transportation – 1-888-210-1093 or for individual counties, call 426-9614 in Washington, 721-7770 in Dodge, or 994-2406 in Cass (covers Rural Douglas, Sarpy & Cass counties); This service is available to the elderly, persons with disabilities, and the general public.  All vans are handicapped accessible.  Minimal 24 hours advance notice is required but does not guarantee a ride.  Available Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.  Cost varies, but generally:  0-10 miles $2.00 each way, 11-20 miles $5.00 each way, 21-40 miles $6.00 each way, 41-60 miles $7.00 each wan, and 61+ miles $8.00 each way.  For medical or business appointments, shopping, airport, etc.   THANK YOU to Renee Stewart for championing this service!!
  2. Parkinson’s partnership:  MSforward and Life Care Center of Elkhorn is providing a Rock Steady Boxing class for anyone diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at MSforward gym on Saturdays from 10:30-11:30am.  Select this link, RSBFlyerMS, to view the Rock Steady Boxing information flyer.  We’re so excited to start this journey with them!!   Spread the word!!!

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COMMUNITY OFFERINGS:

The Bryan & Amanda Bickell Foundation will be providing, free of charge, fully trained service dogs to individuals living with MS.  Each dog will be specifically trained for the individual that it is going to serve.  Check out the link above for more information and an application.

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New Inspiration banner YOU are the inspiration everyday.  Keep up the fantastic work!!

 

 

 

 

Thank you, JEFF, for these two beautiful cross-stitch MSForward plaques currently on display in the gym.  Nice work!!  

Jeff Bland cross-stitchings