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Parkinson's disease increasing, but so are better treatments

Friday May 15, 2015

There is a “tsunami” of new Parkinson’s disease cases that will hit the U.S. in coming years as the population ages overall, an expert told the audience at a Georgia Regents Health System forum on Friday.

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Organize your loved one's information before a crisis hits

Friday May 15, 2015

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 organizing their loved one's matters.

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Choosing a shared burden

Friday May 22, 2015

Those who volunteer and hang in as caregivers in spite of all that is plainly coming should be studied, celebrated and sung. In our haphazard world, such people are the gossamer threads by which any of us, at any time, may come to hang.

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Outside of Language

Monday May 18, 2015

I hope to illuminate language as fluid; as diverse; as expressive. I hope to share this with my dad, and with anyone who feels outside of meaning.

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Lunchtime LaboratoryMore Videos

Presenter: Jennifer Sheridan Palute


Logo - Webinar ProgramNWPF & PRO present the June installment of the Lunchtime Laboratory Webinar Series.

 

This Lunchtime Laboratory webinar brings a special update for the Parkinson's community from the Parkinson's Action Network.

We all know that data on Parkinson's disease is sparse at best, but do you know why? During this special presentation, learn the history of data gathering for Parkinson's, current estimates of Parkinson's numbers and why it's so important to have better numbers for research purposes. You'll also find out about a bill going through Congress and what you can do to help it pass.

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Jennifer Sheridan Palute
Director of Policy, Parkinson's Action Network

Jennier is responsible for developing and advancing policy issues important to the Parkinson's community and oversees the Parkinson's Action Network (PAN)'s government relations team. Jennifer joined PAN in July 2012 as the director of policy development. Most recently, she was the associate director, federal affairs at the Alzheimer's Association, where she represented the federal policy priorities of the organization before Congress, federal agencies and community stakeholders. Previously, Jennifer worked at PAN for four years as the senior government relations manager. Jennifer received a bachelor's degree in policial science from James Madison University and a master's of public policy degree from George Mason University. 

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The Parkinson's PostMore Issues

Parkinson's Post, Winter 2015

In this issue:

  • Parkinson's in Seattle: Gloria's Story
  • The ED Corner
  • World Parkinson Congree
  • Artwork of Julio Angulo
  • Save the Date for HOPE™ Conference 2015
  • The Face of PD
  • The Tremolos & Music Works Northwest
  • Tribute Gifts
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Tim Hague's Blog

Thoughts about Parkinson's from "Amazing Race Canda" winner, Tim Hague, Sr. Hague 0154 

Examples of living your best
04/17/2015
I want to highlight some of the things being done by individuals all over North America in an attempt to lighten the burden of Parkinson's. These are just a few of the individuals in the world who are striving to help those of us with Parkinson's 'Live Your Best'. Read More

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