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Say “Ahh” and Let Your Smartphone Check for Parkinson’s

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Smartphones are designed to be curious. Having already learned about your friendships, your family and the pattern of your daily routine, designers are now interested in your health and fitness.
February 06, 2015

Spanish Researchers Design Wearable Remote Monitoring System For Patients With Parkinson's

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Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) have developed a tool to improve the monitoring of patients with Parkinson disease based on a system of “wearable” sensors which constantly…
February 03, 2015

Living with Parkinson's in the NW: How to Plan for Wildfire Smoke

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As the Northwest region faces wildfires and smoke events, we'd like to offer preventative strategies for folks impacted by Parkinson's. Dr. Sverre Vedal, pulmonary physician and epidemiologist, shares…
July 09, 2019

The Importance of Oral Health in Parkinson’s Disease

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Oral health is essential for everyone, but people living with Parkinson’s disease need to pay particular attention to their mouth, teeth and gums to limit any problems.
August 07, 2017

16 Tips to Increase Your Mobility Confidence While Living With Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkinson’s disease affects movement, coordination and mobility and as the disease progresses, it can often begin to ebb away at the confidence a person living with the condition has in their own abil…
August 14, 2017

Support Groups: Are They for You?

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People from all walks of life are being encouraged to join a support group. You know, like a support group for recently divorced couples, those with an alcohol addiction, or people who have chocolate…
August 23, 2017

Let There Be Light!

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The Winter Solstice has passed; it's dark in the Northwest but more and more daylight reaches us each day. Writing from the heart of this season and the northern most state, Peter Dunlap-Shohl starts…
January 02, 2019

Opinion: Why modern life is making dementia in your 40s more likely

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One newspaper headline reported: “Modern living leads to brain disease”, which in a somewhat simplistic way reflected what our research uncovered about the impact of the changing environment in which…
August 07, 2015

Boxers are fighting back against Parkinson’s

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An intrepid band of seniors gathered on a recent Wednesday to strap up with boxing gloves and have at heavy punching bags hanging from racks.
August 10, 2017

Surprising Ways Yoga and Meditation Can Heal

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For seniors and their caregivers, sustaining good mental health can be an immense challenge. The stresses of aging, illness, and providing constant care can take such an emotional toll. So, if you are…
April 10, 2019

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