PD Educational Programs

APDA Northwest offers an array of in-person educational programs designed to connect those living with Parkinson’s with information & an opportunity to ask questions of experts in their field. All programs are open to those affected by PD and their family members/care partners.

Live Well – Tri Cities

A one day symposium designed to educate, inspire, and empower those living with PD and those who care about them to learn strategies in living life to the fullest.

Friday, November 17, 2017
Red Lion Inn Richland
10:30am – 3:30pm


Good Start:

An educational program for those diagnosed with Parkinson’s in the past 3 years.

Next Good Start: Wed. 11/8/2017 AND Wed. 11/15/2017
6:00 – 8:00pm
Evergreen Medical Center, Kirkland, WA


Take Control:

An educational program for those in the mid to later stage of Parkinson’s disease.

Next Take Control: Thursday December 7th
1:30pm – 3:30pm
Aegis Living Madison, Seattle, WA



DBS Meet-up/Happy Hour:

This casual, social gathering offers those who are DBS graduates an opportunity to connect with each other. It is also a time for those who are curious about DBS to meet the graduates, ask questions and learn more.

Next DBS Meetup/Happy Hour: TBD

Optimism Retreat:

This event, held every August is a one day conference focusing on movement and well-being for people with Parkinson’s Disease, their families, and care partners.  An experiential learning experience, featuring breakout sessions so you can try different activities.  Featuring yoga, boot camp, music therapy, and more!  Plus a lunchtime presentation by Dr. Laurie Mischley.

August 2018


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