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Lunchtime Laboratory is a monthly webinar that connects the PD Community to experts. Each month will feature a different topic, presented by leading thinkers in the PD Community.

Webinars will occur on the first Tuesday of each month and feature a topic of interest to the Parkinson's Community. There will be time at the end of the each presentation for audience questions and participation.

Brought to you by:
Northwest Parkinson's Foundation & Parkinson's Resources of Oregon

Participating Sites

Washington
Oregon
Idaho
Alaska
Montana

Upcoming Events

What to Consider when Getting DBS
09/02/2014
Have you been thinking about getting Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery? In this interactive, hour-long presentation, Dr. Farrokh Farrokhi will speak about the important things to consider when you’re making a decision about DBS. What can DBS really do for you? What questions should you ask your healthcare team? What are your expectations from the surgery? Dr. Farrokhi will address all this and more when you tune into What to Consider When Getting DBS. Read More

PD 101
10/14/2014
Have you been diagnosed with Parkinson’s within the last three years? Did a friend recently tell you that she has Parkinson’s? If you answered yes to either of these questions, PD 101 might be right for you! Join Anna Sanger Reed of Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon and Melissa Tribelhorn of NWPF as they cover Parkinson’s basics - what Parkinson’s is and common treatment options and strategies to manage symptoms. Read More

Benefits of Exercise for Parkinson's
11/04/2014
It’s no secret that exercise can help people cope with Parkinson’s disease, but now you can fully understand how exercise benefits your body, brain, and psychological health. Hear from nationally acclaimed Parkinson’s physical therapy and fitness expert, Mike Studer, on how you can best leverage your fitness efforts to help you manage symptoms, improve your mood, and achieve the best possible quality of life. Regardless of your fitness and activity level, this information will help you tap in to your full potential. Brought to you by Northwest Parkinson's Foundation and Parkinson's Resources of Oregon Read More

Gifts, Gizmos & Gadgets: Assistive Technology for People with Parkinson's
12/02/2014
Struggling to come up with gift ideas this holiday season? Wondering what gizmos and gadgets are available to help folks with Parkinson's carry out daily activities such as eating and reading? This webinar is for you! Samantha J. Murphy from the Washington Assistive Technology Act Program will talk about all kinds of gizmos and gadgets, just in time for your holiday shopping! Read More