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Upcoming Events

Mindful Compassion Hour

Wednesday December 14, 2016
From the comfort of your own home with a computer and an internet connection
Learn the practices of mindfulness and compassion with Bartja Wachtel, MSW, LICSW, Mindful Self-Compassion trained teacher.
   
Watch from the comfort of your own home with a computer and an internet connection! Classes will occur online on the second Wednesday of every month at 6pm PST.  
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Bionic Brain Club (DBS Connect)

Thursday December 15, 2016
NWPF Inland Empire | 613 S Washington Street, Suite 104 | Spokane, WA 99204

 A combination of an open support group and program with education and social time. Learn about DBS, talk to people who have had the surgery and learn with MedTronic.

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Jewish Family Services & Sound Generations Present: Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Wednesday January 18, 2017
Iora Primary Care | 306 23rd Ave S, Suite 200 | Seattle, WA 98144

“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” is a six-week evidence-based program that provides unpaid family caregivers with the skills and confidence needed to better care for themselves while caring for others.

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Present Moment: Accepting Change & Finding Balance with PD

Tuesday January 31, 2017
Hoquiam Timberland Library | 420 7th Street | Hoquiam, WA 98550

Through the short film Present Moment, one family’s perspective on how a chronic illness affects the whole family: the person with the disease or disability; the primary caregiver; and other family members who are less involved but care deeply. Being open, honest, and willing to ask for help is key to living the best possible life under difficult circumstances. After the film, hear practical ideas for how to ask for help and utilize a care circle when it’s needed. 

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Surgical Therapy for Parkinson's Disease & Essential Tremor

Wednesday February 01, 2017
UW Medical Center | 1959 NE Pacific St., RR738 | Seattle, WA 98195

The UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute invites those with Parkinson's disease and Essential Tremor, and their families, to attend an information session on the innovative surgical therapy: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS).

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Highlighted Event

Ask the Expert Online
Wednesday Dec 07, 2016
Live online from your computer!

NWPF proudly presents an education series: Ask the Expert 
An open-ended Q&A series for people with Parkinson's to ask questions of medical and healthcare professionals. This month's expert: Andrew Ko, MD.

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