Wood Haven Health Care promotes the well-being of our residents, enriching their existence and upholding the dignity of life.

We strive to turn the problems of aging into challenges of rehabilitation, to change social isolations into warm friendships and to enable a reorientation of what is good in life.

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Wood Haven Health Care
1965 E Gypsy Lane Rd
Bowling Green, OH 43402

419-353-8411

Delay The Disease

Delay the Disease is an evidence-based fitness program for people living with Parkinson’s Disease.  Delay the Disease is a nationwide program founded in Columbus, Ohio by David Zid, BA, ACE, APG and Jackie Russell, RN, BSN, CNOR. It offers specific exercises for Parkinson’s clients that help to:

  • Take control of the disease progression by using dedicated exercise targeting those symptoms in Parkinson’s clients
  • Empower the client to take control of the disease with daily exercise
  • Improve clients’ lives physically, functionally and emotionally
  • Rebuild clients’ self-confidence, hope and optimism

Delay The Disease exercise routines focus on functional fitness to help maintain daily tasks. The results may even reverse or delay some of the following symptoms:

  • Altered Balance
  • Bradykinesia (slowness of movements)
  • Depression
  • Soft, Quiet Voice
  • Freezing
  • Masked Facial Expression
  • Rigidity
  • Stooped posture
  • Walking/Gait

For more information, contact Chris Stearns Community Relations Director, 419-353-8411 x.8839.

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