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Caregiving: Ken's Story

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When I started attending PD caregiver support groups I was impressed by the heroic stories of difficult caregiving needs and caregiver efforts.
February 12, 2016

Ten for David

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On Saturday, June 4, 2016, Peter G. Beidler gave the opening remarks at a seminar on treatment options for Parkinson’s disease at a PD University seminar at Skyline in central Seattle. We asked him if…
July 25, 2016

Tipping Points

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14 years into diagnosis, the falls still come as a surprise. One minute I’m upright and sailing along, the next the asphalt is rushing up at me. The alarms sound, the adrenaline spikes, the needles ju…
August 16, 2016

Book Review: The Perapatetic Pursuit of Parkinson Disease

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It is always good to hear about Parkinson’s from the people who know it best — the men and women who have the disease. The Peripatetic Pursuit of Parkinson Disease gives us a welcome window into the l…
October 04, 2016

Introducing NWPF's New Social Services Manager: Sarah Winter, MSW, LICSW

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"NWPF has a wonderful culture of responsiveness to and engagement with the Parkinson's community. I hope to continue this work by building bridges with individuals, providers, and communities througho…
February 07, 2017

Look beyond Parkinson’s when symptoms change quickly

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An abrupt change in PD symptoms may be caused by a problem other than PD. Treatment therefore may require a different approach then simply changing Parkinson’s medicines.
August 31, 2013

How can I tell whether medications are wearing off or Parkinson’s disease is progressing?

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How Parkinson’s motor symptoms respond to dopaminergic medication changes over time.
November 27, 2012

Parkinson’s and Luck

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I was diagnosed at 43 years old with Parkinson’s Disease. Bad luck, right? I suppose. I hadn’t done anything conscious to court the disease, and had none apparent in my family history. It was just a…
January 23, 2015

On the scent of Parkinson’s disease

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That shaking that you felt over the last few weeks was the Parkinson’s Disease world getting rocked by the news that a Scottish woman can detect PD by a subtle “musky” odor given off by those afflicte…
October 30, 2015

Book Review: A Complete Guide for Patients and Families

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To live with Parkinson’s disease is to live in a world of changes—changes in our symptoms, changes in our ability to cope, changes in medication. The announced goal of the authors of Parkinson’s Disea…
December 18, 2015

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