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Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month Shines Light On Supportive Community

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Bret Parker on July 31, 2020, after completing the last 31-mile bike ride of the Calendar Club challenge, totaling 496 miles that month.

Bret Parker on July 31, 2020, after completing the last 31-mile bike ride of the Calendar Club challenge, totaling 496 miles that month.

Bret Parker, who completes a physical feat every year to raise money for Parkinson's disease research, challenged himself with the Calendar Club in July 2020.

Bret Parker, who completes a physical feat every year to raise money for Parkinson's disease research, challenged himself with the Calendar Club in July 2020.

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk.

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk. MICHAEL HELLER

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk.

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk. MICHAEL HELLER

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk.

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk. MICHAEL HELLER

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk.

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk. MICHAEL HELLER

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk.

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk. MICHAEL HELLER

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk.

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk. MICHAEL HELLER

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk.

Seth Greiner of Greiner Physical Therapy does a Rock Steady Boxing workout with Parkinson's patient Janet Barr at the Greiner Physical Therapy studio in Speonk. MICHAEL HELLER

authorMichelle Trauring on Apr 14, 2021
In an average week, Janet Barr jabs, hooks and crosses her way through three Rock Steady Boxing classes. She sings in two virtual choruses. She practices chair yoga and Tai... more

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