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PD University: Planning Ahead - Issues in End-of-Life Care

Tuesday July 01, 2014 - 12:00PM
Downtown Seattle Public Library 1000 4th Avenue Seattle, WA 98104

A discussion of end-of-life issues, including Advanced Directives, Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare, Hospice Care, the Death With Dignity Law including qualification requirements and information on ways to prepare for burials/cremations will be presented. For family caregivers and adults with aging parents.

Presented by Nancy Niedzielski, Volunteer with Compassion and Choices
Nancy Niedzielski spent a year publicly campaigning alongside Governor Booth Gardner to pass the Death With Dignity Law. She is a volunteer for Compassion & Choices of Washington, Death With Dignity National Center, Providence Hospice and started the first ever Brain Tumor Caregiver Support Group in Washington State. She is a contributing author for a book published by the American Academy of Neurology on brain cancer. She is an Ordained Minister officiating memorials services and weddings; CeremonyByNancy.com

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Downtown Seattle Public Library
Level 4, Room 2
1000 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Note: This is the first of three lectures sponsored by the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation. Each lecture will run about 60 minutes, allowing ample time at the end for questions.

Registration is not required.

Questions? Contact Maria at mariac@nwpf.org or 206.946.6517

Please RSVP

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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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