Moving Day DFW — Local Impact

Making an Impact in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area

Through your participation in Moving Day, you are providing resources and programs to your loved one with Parkinson’s. Your support helps the Parkinson’s Foundation fund:

Free Resources

Moving Day DFW helps provide free resources in your community:

  • Aware in Care hospitalization kits
  • Educational Books
  • Toll-free Helpline
  • Wellness Classes

Community Programs

Moving Day DFW helps support existing programs and launch new ones to help people with Parkinson’s live life well. Click on the link below to find more information about the program.

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Endeavor Parkinsonology Forth Worth

Provides people with Parkinson’s disease access to evidence-based exercise programs for maintenance and rehabilitation of motor and sensory functions. It also connects individuals in the Fort Worth community to a network of committed citizens seeking to understand Parkinson’s disease and strives to find ways to improve the quality of life for those dealing with it. In addition to advancing our knowledge of Parkinson’s disease and how it impacts motor and non-motor functions.

How to sign up: Contact Endeavor Parkinsonology

Is this program free for participants? Yes

Who is this program intended for? People with Parkinson’s

Dates: 10/1/18 – 7/31/19

Location: Fort Worth, TX

Contact: Chris Watts, c.watts@tcu.edu

Parkinson Boxing in Dallas

This is a non-contact boxing class run by a physical therapist who also has extensive training in martial arts. It is run by semesters as we have PT students who volunteer at the sessions. The focus is on high intensity exercise to help with functional mobility and overall fitness. The class has the capability of being adapted to meet individuals where they are physically.

How to sign up: Email Staci Shearin

Is this program free for participants? Yes

Who is this program intended for? People with Parkinson’s

Dates: August – November then January – April on Mondays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30.

Location: Preston Hollow United Methodist Church

Contact: Staci Shearin, staci.shearin@utsouthwestern.edu


For more information on how to help, get involved or to learn more about programs and services in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, please call us at 214-469-7661 or email us at dnathan@parkinson.org.

Community grants are made possible through the support of our local community.

Moving Day has raised nearly $22 million and brought more than 130,000 participants together.