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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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"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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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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Board Spotlight on Elizabeth Keller

Monday June 18, 2018

In this Spotlight, Board Member Liz Keller shares about her Dance for Parkinson’s classes, and her excitement for the future—including Boise Parkinson’s Day on June 23!


Sometimes, an air of mystery settles between organizations and their community—who are the people behind the curtain? Northwest Parkinson’s keeps that curtain drawn. Each month, our "Board Member Spotlight" introduces a board member, their story, and their aspirations for the Northwest Parkinson’s community.

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Who, What, When?

Wednesday June 13, 2018

Who are we? What do we want? When do we want it?


A.C. Woolnough outlines the importance of legislation for people with Parkinson's - and the importance of showing up together. 

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Controlled Flight into Terrain

Monday June 11, 2018

What goes up must come down. How do we live with the laws of gravity - and Parkinson's? Cartoonist and author Peter Dunlap-Shohl shares some ideas. 

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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Friday June 08, 2018

A.C. Woolnough turns the microscope on the scientists; he helps to open up the world of Parkinson's research.

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Pete Beidler Reviews "The Heartbeat of Creativity"

Friday May 25, 2018

Parkinson's Pete brings his eagle-eye to this text on creativity, Parkinson's and one woman's endeavor to unite the two.  

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Pete Beidler Reviews "A Parkinson's Life"

Thursday May 17, 2018

Parkinson's Pete reviews Jolyon Hallows' book, "A Parkinson's Life and a Caregiver's Roadmap".

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