A 74-year-old woman found floating face down at a northwest-side fitness center pool was rescued by bystanders, including an off-duty paramedic, Saturday afternoon.
A little more than two years have passed since a small gym, sandwiched between a church and discount grocery store on West Fort Lowell Road, opened for people with Parkinson’s disease.
The recipients of this week's Ben's Bell are Fred and Daisy Jenkins.
A yoga instructor at a south side gym was arrested for disorderly conduct after employees reported she “appeared to be tweaking,” according to a Pima County sheriff’s report.
Volunteer Diane Bowden, in black, helps those living with Parkinson's disease, like Wes Ulmanek, 76, foreground, at the Parkinson Wellness Recovery gym, which opened last month. The gym helps those with Parkinson's stay limber and exercise their body and their mind.
Jim Hersey, 80, jogs at the Parkinson Wellness Recovery Gym. Classes are held every day in the gym except on Sunday. Exercises include obstacle courses and sidestepping to a beat.
Rosemary Rawson, 75, who has Parkinson's disease, works out at the Parkinson Wellness Recovery gym.
There's an exclusive new gym in town.