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Read The Latest Parkinson Pathfinder – Winter 2021

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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 Education Programs

APDA Take Control Series

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

Next Program – Wednesday, February 23 at 10:30am
Gender Matters: A panel discussion of gender differences in Parkinson’s disease.


See all past programs on the APDA Northwest YouTube Channel

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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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Parkinson’s Good Start

A four-part educational series designed for those diagnosed with Parkinson’s within the last 3 years.
Program begins December 7th.

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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.

Next Series begins January 2022

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Caregiver Support Programs

When someone you love is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), it is natural to feel a range of emotions from confusion to anger to fear.  Taking care of yourself is as important as caring for your loved one with PD.  APDA is here to help with resources and support programs designed specifically for you.

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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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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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