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Organize your loved one's information before a crisis hits

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For caregivers already exhausted from the demands of their duties, devising an organizational system can be a godsend. There are several key areas that caregivers need to focus on when it comes to org…
May 15, 2015

A New Snapshot of America's 44 Million Family Caregivers: Who They Are and What They Do

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A landmark new study paints a dramatic picture of family caregivers: Nearly 44 million adults in the US are providing personal assistance for family members with disabilities or other care needs. That…
June 04, 2015

Internet Visits with Parkinson’s Specialist Can Be as Effective as In-person Visits, Trial Finds

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Virtual house calls with a neurologist can be as effective as in-person visits for Parkinson’s disease patients, offering convenience and comfort, a clinical trial indicates.
August 22, 2017

Care Cat

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"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

Celebrating Fall

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As we at Northwest Parkinson’s contemplate the season change (pumpkin spice, anyone?), I find myself reflecting on the significance of our collective transition from Summer to Fall.
September 17, 2018

One Grunt, or Two? A Parkinsonian Dialogue

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Peter Dunlap-Shohl brings a light heart to a heavy symptom of Parkinson's: speech troubles. "In my 17th post-diagnosis year the most aggravation I get on a daily basis from Parkinson's is from problem…
February 08, 2019

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

A caregiver's story: Living and loving through the slow process of dying

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For six years, I had the privilege of caring for my ailing wife, Mary Ellen, including almost 20 intense months before she died in September. It was an honor, but one that came with a heavy price. Don…
November 22, 2015

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