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Cancer drug shows early promise for Parkinson's disease

Thursday July 14, 2016

A drug used to treat leukemia has shown initial signs of promise for advanced cases of Parkinson's disease, researchers are reporting.

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Opinion: Dividing the Caregiving Responsibilities Between Siblings

Wednesday July 13, 2016

As Americans live longer, many baby boomers find themselves providing financial and emotional support to aging parents. Experts stress the importance of discussing living and end-of-life plans to navigate who will take care of mom and dad. Do parents eventually plan to move into assisted living or age in place? Is there enough money to pay for long-term care in an assisted living facility or nursing home? Siblings should also discuss expectations with each other.

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Time After Time: Kim Farmer's Story

Thursday July 14, 2016

Kim Farmer didn’t have the time. That’s the only thing he knew for certain when the director of advertising sales for Microsoft’s Bing division fired off an email as the 2015 calendar year wound to a close. With a busy work schedule, a family that included two young children and all the other demands of life, Farmer had pretty much everything she wanted … except for time.

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The Glass is Half-Full

Thursday June 30, 2016

Ron Hanken will be the family focal point when he participates in his third Team Parkinson’s Walk Seattle on July 30. The event, scheduled to be held at Seattle’s Magnuson Park, is a rare moment for Hanken to move out of the audience and onto the stage.

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Taboo Topics: Impulse Control in Parkinson's

Tuesday June 21, 2016

Impulse control can be a challenging side effect associated with Parkinson's. It can negatively impact your life and it's not often discussed. During this presentation we will address the issue of impulse control, how to prevent and manage this troublesome behavior.

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The Parkinson's PostMore Issues

Parkinson's Post, Summer 2016

  • Bicycle, Bicycle (Active Parkinson's Group)
  • Welcoming the Inland Empire
  • Being an Artist with Parkinson's
  • Change is Possible
  • A Carepartner's Thoughts on HOPE
  • Book Review - Old Age: A Beginner's Guide
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Thoughts about Parkinson's from "Amazing Race Canda" winner, Tim Hague, Sr. Hague 0154 

In December of 2015 I took a leave of absence from my nursing career that has turned into my taking a permanent leave due to my Parkinson's. Most of us have had dreams of what it might be like to take early retirement, hit the beach and live the high life. Well, my reality is not quite that. Don't get me wrong. It's not that it's been so bad, it's just that it's not been that great. Read More

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