Northwest Welcome to the APDA Northwest Chapter Chapter Events & ProgramsLocal Resources & SupportWays to GiveAbout APDA NorthwestAPDA Research SymposiumSaturday, March 30th, 2019Bellevue CollegeThis one-day conference brings together local Parkinson’s researchers and those impacted by Parkinson’s disease. Learn More National APDA UpdatesParkinson’s Training for Fitness, Health and Wellness ProfessionalsOnline training program specifically designed to teach fitness professionals how to best meet the unique needs of PD patientsThe 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. As such, great strides are being made to make exercise a part of the standard treatment of PD. Take the training onlineFeatured: APDA Healthcare Communication GraphBy using the APDA Healthcare Communication Graph you will be able to consistently track important PD symptoms. This tool will allow you to identify any changes in symptoms and make visits with your healthcare professionals focused and productive.Use the Healthcare Communication Graph ToolNote: Clicking this link will take you to a new site where you can use the APDA Healthcare Communication Graph tool.