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'I've Never Felt Constrained': After Parkinson's Diagnosis, Chestnut Hill Man Turns To Drumming


For many, a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease spells the end of new things and the beginning of a series of losses. But for Tony Swartz-Lloyd, of Chestnut Hill, Parkinson's disease led him to a new hob…
August 15, 2016

Celebrate! Dinner & Auction


Join us on Friday October 4, 2019 at the Westin in Bellevue for a night of Hope in the Northwest Parkinson's community! 600 Bellevue Way NE | Bellevue, WA 98004 A Dinner & Auction Celebrating 21…
March 19, 2019

The Ballard Wave


Seattle is a rapidly changing city; living with Parkinson's can provide a unique perspective on urban nuances. In light of this, a long-time resident of Seattle's Ballard neighborhood, Terry Harrigan,…
June 27, 2018

After her husband's Parkinson's diagnosis, she invented a product to improve the lives of millions


After Don was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a chronic and progressive movement disorder, in his 40’s, Maura found herself feeling helpless in the face of his degenerative disease’s affects. So s…
May 28, 2015

Blog Post: An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress


A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding creative work of their careers.
October 12, 2015

About NW Parkinson's


February 06, 2019

Fundraising with Family: Meet the Hankens


A brother, two sisters, and their community—together, the Hankens raise awareness of Parkinson's.
May 08, 2018

Pathway to Picnic Perfection


"When you have to slow down, take advantage of it," Terry Harrigan writes in this guide to picnicking with Parkinson's. "Picnic! The word conjures up happy memories of al fresco noshing with friends a…
July 20, 2018

Wading without a Muse


I just got an email from my muse. She's at a spa in Palm Springs and won't be any help with today's Tuesday with Terry. So I fired up Instagram, looking for inspiration. Here's what I found: Baby Shar…
March 05, 2019

Stronger Together: Daughters of People With Parkinson’s


Sailor and Debbie didn't totally relate to their peers - until the two became coworkers. "I had never met anyone else around my age who had a parent with Parkinson’s, let alone a parent who was about…
March 08, 2019

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