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Online Presentation: Surgical Options for PD

Monday Feb 22, 2016
Watch from home on your computer!

Dr. Farrokh Farrokhi, MD is a neurosurgeon at Virginia Mason's Neuroscience Institute. He completed his internship in general surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Washington. He specializes in neurosurgery, spine surgery and brain tumors. 

During this online presentation, Dr. Farrokhi will discuss the latest surgery options for people with Parkinson's disease, including Deep Brain Stimulation and others. 

 

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Team Parkinson's brings people with Parkinson's,TP Logo Transparent 15 carepartners, professionals and friends together in one place to celebrate our daily accomplishments despite our difficulties. 

STP Bicycle Classic

2014 07 12 135415 (1)Seattle-to-Portland Team Parkinson's bike riders fundraise for NWPF and in exchange enjoy hosted stops throughout the ride and receive a custom cycling jersey.

 

A Walk in the Park

14756568691 690Fab5e68 O CroppedTeam Parkinson's second annual Walk in the Park was Saturday, July 25, 2015. A two-mile walking course through the beautiful lake-side trails of Magnuson Park offers individuals a chance to exercise, raise awareness, build community, and raise funds all at the same time. 

 

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NWPF Presents: Dance for Parkinson's Boise

Monday February 08, 2016
Ballet Idaho | 501 S 8th Street | Boise ID

Come dance with former TMP dancer and current Ballet Idaho principal dancer, Elizabeth Keller. Enjoy live accompaniment while being inspired to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable and stimulating.

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Dance for PD® Lynnwood

Monday February 08, 2016
Center for Healthy Living | 4100 Alderwood Mall Boulevard | Lynnwood WA 98036

Working with professional dancers trained in the Dance for PD® method, participants are inspired to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable and stimulating. Whether seated or standing, people with Parkinson's disease, caregivers and friends will enjoy this creative and welcoming environment. 

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Yoga for Parkinson's South Park

Monday February 08, 2016
South Park Senior Center | 8201 10th Avenue S Suite 4 | Seattle WA 98108

The benefits of Yoga for Parkinson's include increased flexibility, better balance, greater strength, fewer muscle cramps, deeper, easier breathing and peace of mind.

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Dance for PD® Des Moines

Monday February 08, 2016
2045 S 216th Street | Des Moines WA 98198

Working with professional dancers trained in the Dance for PD® method, participants are inspired to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable and stimulating. Whether seated or standing, people with Parkinson's disease, caregivers and friends will enjoy this creative and welcoming environment.

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Tremolos: Choir for Parkinson's

Tuesday February 09, 2016
Music Works | 1331 118th Avenue SE #400 | Bellevue, WA 98005

Through a fun series of breathing and vocal exercises, you can improve the volume, projection and quality of your voice. Choir director, Judi Spencer will lead you through exercises and songs with accompaniment. 

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Yoga for Parkinson's Northshore

Tuesday February 09, 2016
Northshore Senior Center | 10201 E Riverside Drive | Bothell WA 98011

The benefits of Yoga for Parkinson's include increased flexibility, better balance, greater strength, fewer muscle cramps, deeper, easier breathing and peace of mind.

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Dance for PD® Issaquah

Wednesday February 10, 2016
Swedish First Floor Flex Space | 751 NE Blakely Drive | Issaquah WA 98029

Working with professional dancers trained in the Dance for PD® method, participants are inspired to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable and stimulating. Whether seated or standing, people with Parkinson's disease, caregivers and friends will enjoy this creative and welcoming environment.

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Music Therapy for PD

Wednesday February 10, 2016
Ted Brown Music | 6228 Tacoma Mall Boulevard | Tacoma WA 98409

Neurologic Music Therapy uses music within a therapeutic relationship to address a variety of rehabilitation, development and adaptive needs for people with Parkinson's. Board certified music therapist Megumi Azekawa, MM, MT-BC will conduct exercises focused on movement coordination, speech, expression skills and much more. No musical background is necessary! 

 

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Dance for PD® Seattle

Thursday February 11, 2016
Garfield Community Center | 2323 E Cherry Street | Seattle WA 98122

Working with professional dancers trained in the Dance for PD® method, participants are inspired to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable and stimulating. Whether seated or standing, people with Parkinson's disease, caregivers and friends will enjoy this creative and welcoming environment.

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NW Parkinson's Club

Thursday February 11, 2016
THe home of Pete and Anne Beidler | 1204 NW 73rd Street | Seattle WA 98117

A casual social group for people with Parkinson's, their families, friends and carepartners. 

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