At-Home Exercise

At-Home Exercise Options

Keep Moving with APDA Series

Our partners at the APDA National Rehabilitation Resource Center for Parkinson’s Disease at Boston University are hosting live fitness-focused sessions. These are short (approximately 20 minutes) sessions that offer education/instruction and the opportunity for the public to ask questions.
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Virtual Parkinson’s Education Programs

Tune in live for informative Q & A discussions with PD experts.
All Programs are Free, pre-registration required. (archived sessions available)

APDA Passport to Research Series

Join us for a series of live conversations with local Parkinson’s researchers!

March 2021 – every Wednesday evening at 5:oopm pacific time

Featuring: Dr. Pinky Agarwal & Dr. Daniel Burdick from EvergreenHealth, Dr. Jason Aldred from Inland NW Research, and Dr. Vivek Unni and Dr. Ian Martin from OHSU.

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APDA Take Control Series

A monthly educational program giving those impacted by Parkinson’s disease greater knowledge on a variety of subjects.

Friday, February 18 @ 10:30am PT
Important Topics to Discuss that May Not Come up in your Clinic Visit
With Dr. Laurie Mischley, ND, PhD, MPH

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Parkinson’s Good Start

A four week educational program specifically designed for those diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in the last 3 years. Learn from a team of esteemed experts and receive up to date information on diagnosis and treatment.

Tuesdays at 10am in March

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Dr. Gilbert Hosts…

Monthly program featuring expert discussion on various topics, followed by Q&A with attendees.

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Connect With Others

Caregiving During Quarantine

Caregiving has its challenges in the best of times, but experienced through the prism of fear, isolation and uncertainty of COVID-19, it takes on new dimensions.  Join a community of PD carepartners PD for a weekly chance to talk and share.  Facilitated by Joan Kelly, a licensed social worker.

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PRESS Program for Newly diagnosed.

The PRESS Program  (Parkinson’s Roadmap for Education and Support Services) was designed for those diagnosed with PD within the last 5 years.  This 8 week program conducted in a support group format will help you feel empowered, in control, and optimistic.

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Virtual Support Groups

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many groups are now meeting virtually instead of in-person.  If you are interested in finding a group, view the list by your community and contact the facilitator to find out if they are holding virtual meetings.

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Step up to help put an end to PD

May 22, 2021

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Read The Latest Parkinson Pathfinder: Winter 2020

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APDA Conversations

APDA Conversations are inspirational and informative conversations hosted by legendary Seattle sports broadcaster, Dave Grosby “The Groz”.  Dave and his guests share stories about their work and about how they are living well with PD.

Bill Rasmussen, Founder of ESPN

Charles Bergman, author of All the Penguins in the World

Nick Pernisco, author of Parkinson’s Warrior

See more APDA Conversations on the APDA Northwest YouTube Channel

“The Groz” was also just featured in the Joy of Life Podcast – a great conversation about life, a love of sports and a little about PD, too.

National APDA Updates

Introducing an easier way to track your symptoms and manage your care.


Don’t want to download the app? Use the non-mobile version here.

Parkinson’s Training for Fitness, Health and Wellness Professionals

Online training program specifically designed to teach fitness professionals how to best meet the unique needs of PD patients. The importance of exercise and physical activity for people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) has been well documented. Exercise produces many benefits including increased physical functioning (motor performance, strength, endurance), improved gait and balance, cardiovascular fitness, and overall better quality of life.

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