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.

Education IS Empowerment

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.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Virginia Mason Medical Center
10am – 2:30pm


Support Group Leader Training and Networking Event

This is a free event open to both tenured leaders and those thinking about starting a support group in their community.

Tuesday June 27th

Horizon House – (right next to Virginia Mason Medical Center)
900 University Street, Seattle, WA 98101
3:00 – 6:00pm (dinner included)

For more information call Jen:  206-695-2905

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.

Sunday, August 27th

Mercer Island Community & Event Center
10:00 – 2:30pm

Registration Opens in July

Good Start:

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

Next Good Start: check back for the date of our next program.

Take Control:

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

Next Take Control: check back for the date of our next program.

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


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