Category Archives: Gotta Use It

How Yoga Helps People with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's disease Yoga Class

Elizabeth Burd is a Parkinson’s Superstar. Seriously. During Parkinson’s Awareness month in 2012, the National Parkinson’s Foundation honored people from around the country, including Elizabeth, who make a difference in the Parkinson’s community. Elizabeth makes a difference because she developed and teaches a yoga program for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). She’s a certified personal trainer and a certified […]

Women. Turning 50? Grab Your Basketball and Join the Team!

Deb Smith Women over 50 Maine basketball

However you choose to acknowledge it, turning 50 is a milestone. For Susan Pillsbury, from Cape Elizabeth, Maine, it meant she was finally old enough to join the Maine Senior Women’s Basketball Team, which she did last year. The end of July she’ll be playing in her first National Senior Games tournament in Cleveland, Ohio. “I’m very nervous, but […]