Search Results Tagged With HOPE

Living Conference Held in Boise


Living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) was the focus of the recent Parkinson's focused conference held in Boise on Saturday, September 20 at St. Alphonsus Medical Center. Over 200 Parkinson’s patients…
September 24, 2014

Time After Time: Kim Farmer's Story


Kim Farmer didn’t have the time. That’s the only thing he knew for certain when the director of advertising sales for Microsoft’s Bing division fired off an email as the 2015 calendar year wound to a…
July 14, 2016

How can service dogs help Parkinson's?


Service dogs are specialty trained to help and protect people with vision, hearing, physical and emotional challenges.
July 28, 2013

What are you grateful for this holiday season?


A positive attitude and gratitude for that which adds meaning and value to life can help you deal with life’s set backs, frustrations and improve health related problems.
December 17, 2012

Re-Prioritizing Hopes


With over ten years gone since my diagnosis with Parkinson’s Disease, I’m trying to tamp down my greatest hope. That selfish and obvious hope? Of course, it’s for a PD cure. What’s the problem with…
April 21, 2014



Hal Newsom, author of HOPE and founding Board member of Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation, will share his thoughts occasionally with you. Here’s his first blog.
May 05, 2015

Notes on Hope


September 26, 2015 is the day the NWPF’s Annual HOPE Conference will be held. I, like many of you have already registered to attend. Since signing up I have found myself reflecting and initiating conv…
August 28, 2015

The Evolution of HOPE


We sat down with Pete Beidler, Parkinson's Ambassador Extraordinaire, to hear his thoughts on living with Parkinson's, the HOPE Conference and volunteering with NWPF. PB: Get on over to Bellevue on S…
September 11, 2015

Life's a Lot Better with NWPF


A conversation with A.C. Woolnough, member of the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation People with Parkinson’s Advisory Council, a PDF Research Advocate and an assistant state director for Parkinson’s Actio…
August 29, 2016

Book Review: Nan Little


Nan Little’s name will be familiar to many as the driving force behind the local Pedaling for Parkinson’s program. She has been a frequent speaker at support groups and conferences. She has a doctorat…
September 06, 2016

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