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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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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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Lessons From Having Parkinson's

Wednesday May 09, 2018

Having Parkinson's doesn't come without its own life lessons of gratitude, patience, and humility.

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New Diagnoses, New Posses

Thursday April 19, 2018

A new community can be affirming—and alienating. Especially when it revolves around a neurodegenerative disease. 


Brian Harris is familiar with community engagement. He’s still getting to know Parkinson’s. Diagnosed with Young Onset at age 48, he recognized a distinct need for the connection and support that don’t come home with you from the doctor’s office. Brian recently formed the Seattle Young Onset support group (SEAYOPD).

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