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Whispers on the Run

Friday August 24, 2018

Bill Clugston runs. Sometimes, a small voice used to join him. Though it's not a very orthodox coach, Bill keeps running with Parkinson's

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Tea with Terry

Wednesday August 08, 2018

Terry recommends the "pause and pour" approach to life; tea is just one way to take time and enjoy it all, hot or iced. Read the essentials to Terry's tea ceremony.

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Welcome to The Weekly!

Monday August 06, 2018

Executive Director Melissa Tribelhorn introduces "The Weekly": each Tuesday, we share our online newsletter with the wide and dynamic Parkinson's community, featuring the latest in research and in the lives of those affected by Parkinson's. Melissa also thanks the region for participating in Walk for Parkinson's 2018, one of our awesome events that makes programs like "The Weekly" possible!


Sign up for our online newsletter on the top right of our home page, nwpf.org!

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Never Stop Learning: an Astrophotographer's Approach

Wednesday August 01, 2018

"Astrophotography - a specialized type of photography of astronomical objects, celestial events, and areas of the night sky". 


Bill Clugston is an avid learner and photographer—particularly of the stars. He approaches life with Parkinson's as he does astrophotography: never stop learning.

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Pathway to Picnic Perfection

Friday July 20, 2018

"When you have to slow down, take advantage of it," Terry Harrigan writes in this guide to picnicking with Parkinson's.


"Picnic! The word conjures up happy memories of al fresco noshing with friends and family. What better way to enjoy the glory of summer in the Pacific Northwest!"


 

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Care Cat

Friday July 13, 2018

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

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"We'll Never Leave Anybody Behind"

Monday July 09, 2018

An interview with Carlton Langdon: father, veteran, and support group leader of the American Lake VA for vets with Parkinson's.

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Parkinson's Pete Reviews "The Highest Tide"

Friday July 06, 2018

Parkinson's Pete reviews "The Highest Tide", a unique novel by Pacific Northwest author Jim Lynch.

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The Ballard Wave

Wednesday June 27, 2018

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, recommends the revival of her local custom: the Ballard Wave. 

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Parkinson's Pete Reviews "I Give My Eyes" by Brian Peterson

Friday June 22, 2018

In this review of Brain H. Peterson's "I Give My Eyes", Parkinson's Pete focuses on the author's eloquent and frank writing of his experience with Parkinson's.  

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