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Book Review: My Degeneration, A Journey Through Parkinson's

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2016/01/book-review-my-degeneration/

Peter Dunlap-Shohl was an editorial cartoonist, one of those journalists who draw witty caricatures of people in the news, usually making fun of them. He had fun doing that. Then, at age 43, the real …
January 15, 2016

Sleep Disturbances, Common in Parkinson's Disease, can be Early Indicator of Disease Onset

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2014/07/sleep-disturbances-indicator/

Up to 70% of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients experience sleep problems that negatively impact their quality of life. Some patients have disturbed sleep/wake patterns such as difficulty falling aslee…
July 10, 2014

A family's journey with Young Onset Parkinson's disease

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Diagnosed at age 48 while still living in California, Wherry was active and involved in his children's parenting. His two eldest, Carl and Jessica, now 40 and 38, grew up with a dad who was always aro…
July 12, 2015

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

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/10/blog-post-episode-one-an-illnesss-introduction/

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

Opinion: Parkinson's disease creating class of workers who fear for their jobs: PennLive letters

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/07/opinion-parkinsons-disease-creating-class-of-workers-who-fear-for-their-jobs/

As a long-time member of the Parkinson's community, I can tell you that there is an ever-growing group of "invisible constituents." They are people who somehow while fearing for their jobs hold onto t…
July 27, 2015

Living with Hope

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2015/09/terry-on-hope/

We sat down with Terry Harrigan, NWPF's Volunteer Director of Engagement, to hear her thoughts on living with Parkinson's, the HOPE Conference and volunteering with NWPF. TH: I am happier now than…
September 04, 2015

JBC + DBS: A Mostly-Love Story (Continued)

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2015/12/jbc-plus-dbs-a-mostly-love-story-(continued)/

Besides a knack for receiving brain surgeries, my dad is now proficient in sheltering animals. Luna is his latest tenant. In the first half of our interview, my dad and I haphazardly recounted his his…
December 04, 2015

Microsoft VP’s diagnosis fuels employees’ heartfelt efforts to help others

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/11/microsoft-vp’s-diagnosis-fuels-employees’-heartfelt-efforts-to-help-others/

Matt Lydon would find excuses not to get up and write on the whiteboard at meetings. When the Microsoft exec had to speak publicly, as he often did, he’d try to make sure he was sitting on his right h…
November 09, 2015

Study points to enhanced detection of Parkinson's

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/11/study-points-to-enhanced-detection-of-parkinsons/

New research by biologists at the University of York could lead to improved methods of detection for early-onset Parkinson's disease (PD).
November 25, 2015

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