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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

Safety with Style: House Renovations you can hold on to


Instead of simply dictating what to install and where, I tried to give the contractor a sense of some of the challenges of PD. I figured that if he understood the movement disorder better, he’d be abl…
April 25, 2016

Camp Brian Interview


It’s towards the end of 2015. The sound and the sky are a contended gray. They poke out from over the hedges, and over the warehouse of the carpet store next-door. My dad and I are in our usual places…
April 01, 2016

Safety with Style: House design ideas you can hold on to


Contemporary or dating back a century, wood floors emit a warm invitation to enter, slip off your shoes, glide in. Those of us with movement disorders, however, don’t ‘slip off’ our shoes. We sit down…
March 25, 2016

Safety with Style: House design ideas you can hold on to


The entry door opens in. Next, are there ways to prevent falls once inside?
January 29, 2016

The Marble Halls of Power


Last spring, I had the opportunity to attend a two day workshop in Washington, D.C. with the Parkinson’s Action Network—an advocacy group representing the entire Parkinson’s community. The workshop wa…
January 11, 2016

Safety with Style: House design ideas you can hold on to


In 2016, my Parkinson’s and I enter the teen years together at the same time that we face a major house renovation. Oh my, talk about stress. By working with the contractor on design, I become part…
January 04, 2016



Yes, I have Parkinson’s; I’m the first of Jeff Camp’s sons; As far as aunts, uncles and cousins. I’m the only one!
December 24, 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…
September 11, 2015

Tug, tug, tug


"What's it feel like to have Parkinson's?" This was the gist of a conversation I was having recently with a friend whose father also has the disease. I enjoyed the conversation so much that it insp…
August 24, 2015

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