Right at Home in-home care was recently featured in The Cedartown Press in an article titled, “Cedartown Moving Day March to be held Saturday.” The article discusses the upcoming Moving Day event taking place in Cedartown on Saturday, April 21. Jay discussed how important movement is for people living with Parkinson’s disease. Jay also discussed past Moving Day events from 2011, and how the Cedartown Moving Day will be the model for participation in other cities for 2012.
Cedartown Moving Day March to be held Saturday
By: Jack Carter
Moving Day, a March and fundraiser to raise awareness of Parkinson’s Disease will be held in Cedartown on Saturday April 21.
Registration will begin at the Cedartown Welcome Center located at 609 South Main St. at 9 a.m.Registration can also be done online by clicking here to go the Moving Day website.
The movement pavilion will open from 10-10:30 a.m. warm up exercises will be held at 10:45 and the walk will begin at 11 a.m. heading north to Peeks Park. Movement activities and entertainment will follow at the park.
Jay Deville, owner of Right at Home senior care, a health care assistance company located in Rome said the event is called moving day because, although there is currently no cure for Parkinson’s Disease, physical activity is one of the best treatments for the symptoms.
“The Moving Day program began last year with three cities--Pittsburgh,Washington D.C. and Rome, Ga. participating,” Deville said. “Cedartown will be the first city to hold the event this year.”Deville said Cedartown has had a Parkinson’s walk for a several years and has historically had a lot of participation and raised a lot of money, thanks in large part to Cedartown local James Trussell.
Deville further stated The Cedartown Moving Day will be a model for other cities going forward. Money raised during the event will go towards research for treatment and a cure for the disease