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LIVING with Parkinson's: Boise Conference

Saturday Sep 20, 2014
St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center 1055 N Curtis Road Boise, ID 83706

Northwest Parkinson's Foundation and Parkinson's Resources of Oregon present LIVING with Parkinson's: Treatment Opitions & Strategies for People with Parkinson's and their Family Members

LIVING With Parkinsons

Keynote: Dr. Monique Giroux, Movement Disorder Specialist and Parkinson's Disease thought leader, Medical Director of Northwest Parkinson's Foundation

Plus! Presentations from...

Dr. Barbara Morgan of Elks Rehab Hospital Movement Disorders Center,

Dr. Laurie Mischley of Seattle Integrative Medicid & Bastyr University, and

Renee Hawkins, PT, MSPT, NCS of the Elks Rehabilitation Hopsital.

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Join Team Parkinson's for 2014!  We raised just over $83,000 in 2013.  Help us towards our goal of $100,000 in 2014.

2014 Seattle to Portland

2014 Seattle to Portland
On July 12-13, 2014, Northwest Parkinson's Foundation will host Team Parkinson's members as they Ride the STP, a 204-mile bike ride from Seattle to Portland. Riders from Team Parkinson's join the nearly 10,000 riders, making the journey through Western Washington and Oregon. NWPF still have 9 STP slots available - email rebecca@nwpf.org for more information and to reserve one today! Read More

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Walk in the Park: Enhancing Lives with Every Step

Walk in the Park: Enhancing Lives with Every Step
On July 26, 2014, Northwest Parkinson's Foundation will host Team Parkinson's first annual Walk in the Park, featuring a fun, family oriented, dog friendly 2-mile walking course. Read More

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Seattle Dance for PD - Summer 2014 Session

Thursday July 24, 2014
Garfield Community Center 2323 E Cherry St Seattle, WA 98122

An eight-week series of classes that uses dance, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, gait and isolation.

No dance experience necessary!

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A Walk in the Park

Saturday July 26, 2014
Magnuson Park 7400 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA 98115

Register by June 30 and be entered to win Seahawks tickets or a spa experience!

Fun, family oriented, and dog friendly walk featuring:

  • Pleasant two-mile course, fundraising prizes & incentives!
  • Bouncy slide & FUN galore!
  • Musical performances, including NWPF's own choir: The Tremolos in their debut performance
  • Easy FREE parking

Also offering a short loop for anyone with mobility challenges.

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Kirkland Dance for PD - Summer 2014 Session

Saturday July 26, 2014
Peter Kirk Community Center 352 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033

An eight-week series of classes that uses dance, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, gait and isolation.

No dance experience necessary!

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Des Moines Dance for PD - Summer 2014 Session

Monday July 28, 2014
Des Moines Senior Center 2045 S 216th Street Des Moines WA 98198

An eight-week series of classes that uses dance, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, gait and isolation.

No dance experience necessary!

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PD University: The Emotional Aspects of Caregiving

Tuesday July 29, 2014
Downtown Seattle Public Library 1000 4th Avenue Seattle, WA 98104

PD University Presents the Summer Lunchtime Series

Karen Kent provides an overview of the emotional aspects of caregiving, how they affect the caregiver and the care receiver, and techniques to manage these emotions. For family caregivers and adults with aging parents.

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Issaquah Dance for PD - Summer 2014 Session

Wednesday July 30, 2014
Swedish Issaquah Conference Center Knowledge Room 751 Blakely Drive Issaquah WA 98029

An eight-week series of classes that uses dance, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, gait and isolation.

No dance experience necessary!

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Seattle Dance for PD - Summer 2014 Session

Thursday July 31, 2014
Garfield Community Center 2323 E Cherry St Seattle, WA 98122

An eight-week series of classes that uses dance, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, gait and isolation.

No dance experience necessary!

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Kirkland Dance for PD - Summer 2014 Session

Saturday August 02, 2014
Peter Kirk Community Center 352 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033

An eight-week series of classes that uses dance, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, gait and isolation.

No dance experience necessary!

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Lunchtime Laboratory August Webinar

Tuesday August 05, 2014
WATCH & PARTICIPATE ONLINE at http://nwpf.org/stay-informed/telehealth/topics/medication-management/

Unlocking the Mysteries of Medicaton Management in PD

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The world of Parkinson’s disease medications can be complex to navigate, but it doesn’t need to be a mystery!  In this webinar, Lisa Mann, RN, BSN, MA, will shed light the pitfalls and barriers to tapping in to the best possible management of symptoms. Learn critical information and practical strategies that you can use while working with your doctor to achieve your best possible benefit and quality of life.  This program will include information about timing, identifying intended therapeutic effect and side effects for common anti-Parkinson medications, and what you can do to be proactive in managing your medications and treatment plan.

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Kirkland Dance for PD - Summer 2014 Session

Saturday August 09, 2014
Peter Kirk Community Center 352 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033

An eight-week series of classes that uses dance, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, gait and isolation.

No dance experience necessary!

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