Corporate profile: Telum set to Pause 4 Parkinson’s

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

With Pause 4 Parkinson’s officially being launched for April 2017, we are delighted to share that long time Shake It Up corporate supporter Telum is on board again as a Gold Partner! Telum have supported Shake It Up since our…

Kingscliff Triathalon for Parkinson's

Our Shake It Up Heroes take on a Triathlon

Friday, 10 February 2017

For this family the biggest reward is the sense of fulfilment which comes from seeing through a promise they made to their Mum who lived with Parkinson’s.  I know Mum would love what we are doing and would feel proud of…

Parkinson’s Video – It’s more than just the Shakes

Friday, 10 February 2017

Shake It Up Australia Foundation shows that Parkinson’s is “more than just the shakes” 32 Australians are diagnosed in Parkinson’s every day. This world Parkinson’s Day – Tuesday 11 April, join us as we Pause 4 Parkinson’s. Participating is easy, simply…

Clyde Campbell and Family celebrate Australia Day in Tooleybuc

Clyde Campbell – Australia Day Ambassador for 2017

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Our founder Clyde Campbell is very proud to have been selected as an Australia Day Ambassador for 2017. Drawn from diverse fields such as the arts, sport, science, business, government and entertainment, they can be of any age but they all…

Heatwave Australia, tips for staying cool

5 Tips for Coping with the Heat

Thursday, 12 January 2017

With temperatures soaring across the country, here are our top tips for keeping cool. Keep hydrated: Make sure you drink plenty of water and fruit juice and avoid tea, coffee and alcohol. Stay indoors: Try to avoid any strenuous activity….

Yoga with Parkinson's

Yoga for Parkinson’s: Research suggests many benefits

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Yoga continues to rise in popularity and is cited as a favourite non-medical therapy by many living with Parkinson’s disease. Getting started can seem challenging, as it is often portrayed with pretzel-like contortions and trendy #yogaselfies on social media. But,…

Shake It Up Events Manager Melanie Smith collects $10k Cheque

NSW Dolls Club Raises $10,000 for Parkinson’s

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Our heroes this week are the NSW Dolls Club who raised $10,000 through auctions of dolls and through their charity table at the Annual Doll Fair.  The Club is committed to finding a cure to support a member of the club…

DBS - Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep Brain Stimutlation (DBS) in Parkinson’s disease

Monday, 5 December 2016

Deep brain stimulation (DBS), a surgical therapy for Parkinson’s disease, is typically considered when a person who has had Parkinson’s for four years or more develops complications, such as dyskinesia(uncontrolled, involuntary movements) and/or significant “off” time (when medication isn’t working…