You have Parkinson’s…now what? 

You have Parkinson’s…now what? To meet the unique needs of people diagnosed with PD within the last five years, APDA created a specialized eight-week psychosocial support group program, facilitated by a credentialed professional, called PRESSTM (Parkinson’s Roadmap for Education & Support Services). After positive pilot programs in 2017, more than 45 programs have been offered in […]

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Special Honors

Special Honors Cathi-Ann Thomas MS, RN, CNRN, a dedicated, longtime member of the APDA family, won the prestigious Mary Ann Garrigan Award from the Theta at-Large Chapter of Sigma, a global nursing excellence organization. The award recognizes a Theta-at-Large member who has demonstrated excellence as a contemporary leader in nursing. For almost 20 years, Cathi […]

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“Like Our Second Family” One Couple’s Journey with APDA

“Like Our Second Family” One Couple’s Journey with APDA For Trudy, the news that she had Parkinson’s disease (PD) came at the end of a 3-year struggle to diagnose her symptoms. Having been given various diagnoses (including at one point, Lyme disease) you can imagine the frustration she was feeling. “I didn’t want to accept […]

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Parkinson’s Experts Brought Directly to You

Parkinson’s Experts Brought Directly to You Your support makes it possible for APDA to be side-by-side with anyone facing the challenges of PD, no matter where they live, through robust online offerings. In particular, our Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease webinar series brings the best PD experts right to your home. Curious about clinical trials? For […]

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Deadliest Catch Captains Fundraise for a Cure

Deadliest Catch Captains Fundraise for a Cure APDA’s Northwest Chapter held a unique “Captains for a CURE” fundraiser and auction in September, 2019, hosted by Fremont Mischief Distillery, Trident Seafoods, Cameron Catering, and four of the captains from the Discovery Channel’s popular Deadliest Catch* TV show. The goal was to raise $250,000. They surpassed that […]

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