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One Grunt, or Two? A Parkinsonian Dialogue

Friday February 08, 2019

Peter Dunlap-Shohl brings a light heart to a heavy symptom of Parkinson's: speech troubles. "In my 17th post-diagnosis year the most aggravation I get on a daily basis from Parkinson's is from problems with speech. I wonder how other animals get along without talking. I certainly can’t." Read more for a thoughtful - and amusing - Parkinsonian dialogue.

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One Look at Community: the Newest Women's Support Group

Monday February 04, 2019

A record number of women living with Parkinson’s turned out for the inaugural group meeting at the Evergreen Booth Gardner Parkinson’s Care Center on Tuesday, January 22, 2019! After listening to and working with the community, NW Parkinson's & EvergreenHealth helped to meet women with Parkinson's need for support. As the only independent local non-profit serving people affected by Parkinson’s in Alaska, Idaho, Montana &  Washington, NW Parkinson's works to help ensure that no one walks the Parkinson's journey alone. Here's how!

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Hang on to Your Shower Cap

Wednesday January 16, 2019

"If you live alone and get stuck while trying to get out of the bathtub, your cat will not be able to help you." Read more for a review - and navigation - of bathtub safety with Parkinson's.

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Punch-Drunk Parkinson's

Monday December 03, 2018

Uppercut - jab - hook! Peter Dunlap-Shohl has found a new side to himself: boxer. He describes the mental and physical experiences of his boxing therapy for Parkinson's, as well as the research that backs him up!

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Never Say Never

Monday November 05, 2018

I remember hearing someone (probably my old English teacher) say you should make your words soft and tender—you may have to eat them. I’ve been munching on the word 'never' for a while. 

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Celebrating Fall

Monday September 17, 2018

As we at Northwest Parkinson’s contemplate the season change (pumpkin spice, anyone?), I find myself reflecting othe significance of our collective transition from Summer to Fall. 


 

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Golf & Parkinson's

Monday August 13, 2018

Based on both turf and book smarts, John Kelley Golf is a team of golf instructor John Kelley and athletic trainer Laney Ullom. After some pretty cool, serendipitous events, John and Laney are beginning to offer golf lessons for people with Parkinson’s.

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