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Coping With Parkinson's Early


The following is an excerpt from the book Alter The Course. Newly Diagnosed Parkinson's disease. Parkinson’s disease is an unexpected- and unwanted- twist and turn in your life journey. Like any journ…
March 20, 2018

Horse Sense & Parkinson's


Peter Dunlap-Shohl runs with the horses—manure, Parkinson's, and all.
June 29, 2018

Lessons From Having Parkinson's


Having Parkinson's doesn't come without its own life lessons of gratitude, patience, and humility.
May 09, 2018

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished


A.C. Woolnough turns the microscope on the scientists; he helps to open up the world of Parkinson's research.
June 08, 2018

Controlled Flight into Terrain


What goes up must come down. How do we live with the laws of gravity - and Parkinson's? Cartoonist and author Peter Dunlap-Shohl shares some ideas.
June 11, 2018

Board Member Spotlight on David Newsom


Board of Directors Chair David Newsom dives into his favorite aspects of and aspirations for NWPF! Sometimes, an air of mystery settles between organizations and their community—who are the people b…
May 21, 2018

The Ballard Wave


Seattle is a rapidly changing city; living with Parkinson's can provide a unique perspective on urban nuances. In light of this, a long-time resident of Seattle's Ballard neighborhood, Terry Harrigan,…
June 27, 2018

Care Cat


"It is not unusual for people with Parkinson's have a care partner—a family member or friend who is there to provide support. My situation is a little different. I have a care cat." -Terry Harrigan
July 13, 2018



A sudden stinging pain. A sickening realization: the car door was slammed on the fingers of my left hand. Peter Dunlap-Shohl reflects on being vulnerable and the strength that arises from it.
August 29, 2018

Parkinson’s May Break My Bones


"[T]here was no getting around the swollen zigzag at the end of my arm. My left wrist had a clean break. It was the second broken bone I have suffered since my Parkinson’s diagnosis." Read the rest of…
February 20, 2020

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