NWPF

2014 LIVING with Parkinson's Inland Northwest Conference

LIVING With Parkinsons

Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation and Parkinson's Resources of Oregon presented the LIVING with Parkinson's Inland Northwest Conference for Parkinson's on September 20, 2014 in Boise, ID.

This event offered information on exercise, diet, medications, movement, speech and research that patients and families can use.You can find slides from each speaker's presentation below.
You can also read a synopsis of the conference on the PD Community Blog by clicking here.

Thanks to our Sponsors and Exhibitors: Medtronic, Teva Neuroscience, Abbvie, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, St. Alphonsus Rehabilitation Services, Parkinson's Action Network and Sister Dieticians.  These companies and organizations shared information and resources for people with Parkinson’s disease and their care providers.

For more information please contact Melissa Tribelhorn at 206.946.6515 or Anna Sanger Reed at 800.426.6806.

Archived Footage and Presentations from the Conference

NWPF and PRO will provide videos from each presenation on this website, as well as hard copy DVDs.  We have not yet received the video footage.  Please check back with us often for video availability! Below you will find slides from each speaker's presentation available for download.

Watch Boise-based NWPF Board Member Lisa Bain on Boise's Channel 7 KTVB talking about the LIVING with Parkinson's Conference!

Keynote: The Research Pipeline  Monique Giroux, MD - Movement Disorder Specialist, CEO & Co-Founder of the Movement & Neuroperformance Center of Colorado. Covering the latest research in treatment options and the quest for the cure. Click here to download Dr. Giroux's Keynote presentation slides.

Parkinson's 101: Treatments & Strategies Barbara Morgan, MD - Neurologist, Elks Rehab Hospital.  Addressing how Parkinson’s affects the brain; treatments such as levodopa/carbidopa, DBS and more; and strategies for movement and cognitive therapies. Click here to download Dr. Morgan's presentation slides.

The Best Nutrition for Your Parkinson's  Laurie Mischley, ND - Seattle Integrative Medicine & University of Washington.  How best to eat nutritionally sound foods for Parkinson’s disease, backed up by research studies conducted by Dr. Mischley. Click here to download Dr. Mischley's presentation slides.

So You Have Parkinson's? Keep Moving!  Renee Hawkins, PT, MSPT, NCS - Elks Rehab Hopsital. A presentation covering the neuroprotective benefits of consistent exercise and new tools that are available to build a successful exercise program. Click here to download Ms. Hawkins' presentation slides.

Dance for Parkinson's Demonstration Lizzie Keller - Ballet Idaho,  Trey McIntyre Project and Dance for Parkinson's

For more information please contact Melissa Tribelhorn at 206.946.6515 or Anna Sanger Reed at 800.426.6806.