In the Community
9th Annual Celebrate! Virtual Gala
Temporary Communications Specialist
· Part-time, Flexible 10-20 hrs/wk, Non-exempt
· 4-5 month position to cover maternity leave
· Remote or in-office, depending on candidate’s preference
· Reports to Executive Director
· Target Start Date: November 1, 2021
April Artists Gallery
Each April, the NW Parkinson's community comes together to share their artwork and raise awareness of Parkinson's.
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PD Community BlogRead Blog
Wednesday September 01, 2021
"One of the most frustrating things about Parkinson’s is losing skills you worked hard to master, skills fundamental to everyday existence and formerly performed easily without a second thought. Take walking.
Walking is described as a series of controlled falls. Walking with advanced PD can be described as a series of uncontrolled falls. While falling can be a blow to your self-esteem, it can raise your opinion of your fellow humans. To see another person fall awakens the empathic response in many people. A visible tumble will elicit cries of “Are you alright?” from total strangers, who will make a fuss over you, offering comfort and advice, ignoring the normal custom of avoiding involvement with people they don’t know." Read more from this latest blog post by Peter Dunlap-Shohl.Read Article