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Northwest Parkinson's Day

Saturday May 11, 2019

Seattle Walk for Parkinson's

NW Parkinson's HQ | 7525 SE 24th St | Mercer Island, WA

Walk for Parkinson's Teams: ASSEMBLE!

Join us for Northwest Parkinson's Day: a Walk to benefit our communities impacted by Parkinson's in the Northwest!

We'll bring the Parkinson's community together to build solidarity and raise funds and awareness for the Northwest Parkinson's Foundation. By supporting the Walk for Parkinson's, you are supporting programming, education, and care for people living with Parkinson's in the Northwest.

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HOPE Conferences® Olympia & Spokane

A community-driven day to create greater access to HOPE:
H - Health, O - Optimism, P - Physicians, E - Exercise

Saturday, April 13, 2019

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Senior Services for the South Sound | 222 Columbia St NW | Olympia, WA 98501

Workshops and speaker topics will include: Olympia's new Rock Steady Boxing program, Music Therapy, Carepartner & Young Onset Support, Nutrition & Influencing the Progression of Parkinson's, Art & Humor - and more! 

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A morning of local resources, for and by the South Sound Parkinson's Community - so that no one walks the Parkinson's journey alone.

To learn more or ask questions, contact

Jordan Whitley, Community Engagement Specialist:

206.946.6520 | jordan@nwpf.org 

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

Northern Quest Resort & Casino | 100 N Hayford Rd | Airway Heights, WA 99001

REGISTER HERE

Any questions please contact Halle at  509.443.3361 or halle@nwpf.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Changing a Battery Part II

Monday March 25, 2019

I've heard that cars were modeled off of us - that engines run like the human heart, and so on. Our auto mechanics, so to speak, just use more elevators and gallons of hand sanitizer. Our garages are extra fluorescent.


This metaphor only works for so long. But I was thinking about it while driving my dad’s car to the hospital, and I was able to realize something about human health. It was like a hand, deft and gentle, in my brain. A hand just barely moving something over.

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