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Parkinson’s May Break My Bones

Thursday February 20, 2020

"[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 Peter Dunlap Shohl's latest post!

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Struthers Parkinson's Care Network

Wednesday February 12, 2020

By partnering with Struthers Parkinson's Care Network, NW Parkinson's is honoring the community's call: we're working to ensure that people with Parkinson's can capitalize on the dynamic and specialized training necessary for high quality support and assisted care. Our goal is to continue building this lifeline of HOPE throughout the NW Parkinson's community. Read more for how to refer assisted care facilities for this unique training opportunity!

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The Parkinson's Project: Boots on the Ground in 2020

Friday February 07, 2020

"I am proud to share that our Advocacy in Action has resulted in the Parkinson's Project. In addition to garnering an accurate number of people with Parkinson's in our region, this outreach campaign aims to better understand and address the needs of people of color living with Parkinson's." Read the latest note from Melissa Tribelhorn, your Executive Director!

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Swanson's Nursery: A Winter Pick-Me-Up

Thursday January 23, 2020

"I'm longing for lavender. Pining for pistachio. Eager for eggplant.  Ingredients for a meal? Nope. Just the names of colors I miss this time of year." Read more for Terry's review of this winter pick-me-up: an accessible, energizing & amusing nursery!

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Adventures in Parkinson's

Friday January 03, 2020

"One of the things I was afraid I’d no longer do after I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s was have adventures. Wow, was I wrong about that. With Parkinson's, a simple bike ride can escalate into a full-blown police matter in no time. This is the story of how I nearly ended up in the pokey, all for trying to keep my Parkinson's under control through a maniacal devotion to exercise." Read the rest of Peter's latest adventure here!

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"My Self-Esteem and Sense of Purpose were Totally Reignited"

Monday December 23, 2019

"The Parkinson's roller coaster of moods and abilities often left me wondering if there was anything I had left to contribute. Thanks to the outreach role that NW Parkinson's gave me, my self-esteem and sense of purpose were totally reignited in the realization of the first ever Bellingham HOPE Conference®. I can't wait for the next one!" -Wendy Miller, Bellingham Committee Member & Person with Parkinson's

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"The Phone Number that Changed My Life"

Tuesday December 17, 2019

“I can still remember finding that little sticky note in my pocket with the phone number that changed my life. It took me three months to get the courage to call that number, which was NW Parkinson’s.” -Pam Walker, Board Member & Person with Parkinson's

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"Every Member of the Parkinson's Community"

Monday December 09, 2019

"I was 15 when my dad shared his Parkinson's diagnosis with me, and I felt I had no one to relate to. NW Parkinson's has brought me a community that supports me unconditionally and roots for my family's happiness. I have found people who genuinely care about every member of the Parkinson's community." - Sailor West, Seattle Volunteer & Daughter of Person with Parkinson's | Check out Sailor West's 2019 blog posts here! 

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"Connecting People with Parkinson's"

Tuesday December 03, 2019

2019 has been a busy year for NW Parkinson's. Through it all, we found that the need for meaningful support, care, and connection is still so great. We need your help. Over the next month, as you read the stories of those who experienced our work this year, please consider making a difference in the lives of our Parkinson's community by donating to NW Parkinson's Foundation this holiday season.


Check out the 2019 Kalispell Parkinson's Days Here!

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It Could Be Worse

Friday November 15, 2019

"Everyone deals with bumps in the road differently. When I was first diagnosed with Parkinson's, I went with the old standby: denial. I came across the following story online; it is an example of what I call It Could be Worse." Read on for more of volunteer Terry Harrigan's perspective-changing point of view!

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