NJ athlete’s story restarts Jewish Home’s Parkinson’s support programming
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NJ athlete’s story restarts Jewish Home’s Parkinson’s support programming

Larry Grogin (Courtesy JHF)
Larry Grogin (Courtesy JHF)

The Jewish Home Family’s Parkinson’s Center will host endurance athlete Larry Grogin on Thursday, November 5, at 4 p.m., on Zoom. Mr. Grogin, 65, of Franklin Lakes, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s recently, is a top endurance athlete who has competed in 28 Ironman triathalons and 300 marathons. His program, “Shoot for the Stars and Hit the Moon — Fighting Parkinson’s with Exercise,” will be presented free but registration is required at jewishhomefamily.org/grogin.

“We want people to know that a diagnosis of Parkinson’s does not mean you can’t still do what you love, accomplish remarkable things, and inspire others,” Carol Silver Elliott, the Jewish Home Family’s president & CEO, said.

The event will kick-off the return of the JHF’s Parkinson’s support groups in a virtual setting and will recognize the array of Parkinson’s therapies offered by the Jewish Home’s Center for Parkinson’s Disease (including boxing and wellness classes being given virtually). To find out more about Parkinson’s programming and upcoming Parkinson’s related events, email parkinsons@jewishhomefamily.org.

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