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


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


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

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


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


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

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