Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Stacey Macaluso has been working with the Parkinson’s community for over 10 years. She led the Parkinson’s Connection at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill, NJ from 2017-2022. She started and developed the program to be one of the largest programs on the east coast for people with PD. As coordinator and coach, she received many awards for her work. She was recognized as SJ Magazine Women of Excellence in 2020 being named, “Game Changer” in South Jersey for bringing wellness programming to the local area for the Parkinson’s community. In 2020 she was a nominee for the Rock Steady Boxing Coach of the Year award. She was also awarded the Katz JCC People’s Choice Award in 2021 honoring her for her contribution and work with the Parkinson’s community.
Stacey accepted a position as a David Phinney Foundation Ambassador, providing support and resources to the PD community throughout the Tri-state area and beyond. She has since founded Mission PD where she is a life coach and fitness specialist virtually for people all over the world. She is teaching Rock Steady Boxing, Pedaling for Parkinson’s, PWR Moves! and Dance for PD. She has also practiced as a dental hygienist for 3 decades in the South Jersey community. Stacey lives in New Jersey with her husband Michael of 30+ years, where they raised their children Adrienne, Michael, and Abigail.