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Dear Neuro Challenge Community,

Moving to Florida last year led to the myth that we will no longer experience the four seasons. While it can be hard to tell the difference between summer and fall in Florida, the ads for pumpkin spice lattes and Halloween decorations in the stores reminds us that a season change is upon us. With the change of seasons comes changes at Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s.

What’s new:
  • Online Registration- We’ve recently implemented online registration for all of our Programs. To sign up for the programs you want to attend visit the the Program Calendar at Neurochallenge.org to register. If you are unable to register in time, you can still attend the program and one of our friendly Care Advisors will register you.
  • New Support Group- Living with Loss in partnership with Empath/Tidewell Hospice of Charlotte County. This support group is for people who find themselves grieving over the loss of a loved one, or YOU are grieving the loss of abilities since being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.
  • New Therapeutic Program- SMARTfit Neuro Cognitive Exercise in partnership with Grand Living of Lakewood Ranch. SMARTfit combines computer technology with brain health programs and physical exercise for functional fitness.  
  • New Educational Series- Parkinson’s Lunch & Learn in partnership with JFCS of the Suncoast. This is a monthly education series for people with Parkinson’s and their care partners. Sessions will include topics such as fall prevention, mind-body wellness, the importance of laughter and home safety. Check out the program calendar for a full schedule of the educational sessions.
  • New Therapeutic Program- Aquatic Group Therapy in partnership with Freedom Rehab Center- This therapeutic program involves exercising conducted in a pool. This program is open to people with Parkinson’s and their care partner and is offered at no cost.
This is just a sampling of what is new at Neuro Challenge Foundation. Please take advantage of these new offerings by registering online in advance at NeuroChallenge.org.

Thanks to the generous support of our community partners, sponsors and donors, like you, all Neuro Challenge programs and services continue to be provided at no charge to the Parkinson's community.

We hope to see you at a program this month.


Yours in the journey, 
 
Sara Grivetti, PhD, CRC
Chief Executive Officer
 
Click Here to visit the Program Calendar!
Click here to watch a short video tutorial on how to register!
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All Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's programs and services are provided to the Parkinson's community at no charge. Please consider making a donation today! 
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Click Here to Meet the Care Advisors!
Neuro Challenge Care Advisors offer free individualized guidance to people with Parkinson’s, their caregivers and families.

The cornerstone of Neuro Challenge Foundation's programming is our Care Advisors. The Care Advisors help people with Parkinson’s and their caregivers navigate the complexities of managing the disease by providing individualized support and community resource referrals in your area.

Care advising is offered FREE to all members of the Parkinson's community at any stage of the journey.
 
Call Neuro Challenge Foundation at 941-926-6413 to schedule an appointment with a Care Advisor or send an email to info@neurochallenge.org.
All Neuro Challenge programs and services are provided at no charge.

Para obtener más información en español, comuníquese con Yazmil Soriano en yazmil@neurochallenge.org o 941-926-6413 ext. 200
Todos los programas y servicios de Neuro Challenge son gratuitos.
SUPPORT A BETTER APPROACH TO PARKINSON’S WITH YOUR DONATION TODAY!

Your gift can still be matched through the Flanzer Contribution Matching Program. Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's is one of many organizations participating in this program. To ensure your gift is designated to our organization, select "Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's" from the dropdown menu on the donation form.
Click Here to Donate!
Neuro Challenge is grateful to continue to serve the Parkinson’s community by providing a caring and supportive space to assist along the Parkinson’s journey. 
Don't forget to visit the Program Calendar to stay up to date with ALL of the programs being offered. 
Staying Connected! 

Now more then ever it is important we stay connected. By commenting, liking, and sharing our content on social media, you can help spread information about the therapeutic, educational and support programs and Care Advising services Neuro Challenge offers to the Parkinson's community at no charge. Click on the social media icons to get connected today! Simply by forwarding this email to your family and friends in the PD community, you will help spread the word of the great services Neuro Challenge provides to people with Parkinson's and their care partners. 
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Host a fundraiser to benefit Neuro Challenge!


You can celebrate by hosting a fundraiser to honor those you love, and help support Neuro Challenge and the local Parkinson's Community. 100% of all donations go directly to Neuro Challenge - Facebook does not keep one penny.
 
It is FUN, FREE and EASY!  
To create a Facebook fundraiser for a Neuro Challenge, click here or follow these steps:
       Go to your Facebook Account
  1. Click  Fundraisers in the left menu of your News Feed.
  2. Click Raise Money.
  3. Select Nonprofit or Charity.
  4. Select a charitable organization, choose a cover photo and fill in the fundraiser details.
  5. Click Create.
  6. Then INVITE your friends!
That's it!  You are fundraising!  And Celebrating!  

 
You Shop Amazon Gives

Want to help make a difference while you shop on Amazon?

Simply follow the instructions below to select "Neuro Challenge Foundation Inc" as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app or go to smile.amazon.com on your computer to shop. They'll donate a portion of your eligible purchases to us!

How it works on the Amazon App:
1. Open the Amazon app on your phone
2. Select the main menu (=) & tap on "AmazonSmile" within Programs & Features
3. Select "Neuro Challenge Foundation Inc" as your charity
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app

How it works on your computer:
1. Click on this link to shop online:
 smile.amazon.com
2. Click Start Shopping to sign in
3. Make your purchases and AmazonSmile will donate


Make sure that Neuro Challenge Foundation Inc. is selected as your charitable organization of choice when you checkout!
Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
 
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