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Author Proceeds Going to National Parkinson Foundation by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Mon 08 Mar 2010 4:01pm It is with pride that I can announce now that all the author proceeds I receive from my new book, “ Deep Brain Diary: My Life as a Guy with Parkinson’s Disease and Brain Surgery Volunteer “, will be donated to the National Parkinson Foundation to assist funding in their excellent work towards finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease. They ... Read on »
As Posted on the National Parkinson's Foundation by Life With Shaky Patient Expert Posted Fri 27 May 2011 8:18pm From the National Parkinson's Foundation - Care Partner Needs: Survey ResultsA survey of care partners to people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) illustrates the challenges that this population faces and the need for comprehensive programs and services to address their needs. As the population of the United States ages, the incidence ... Read on »
National Parkinson Foundation Statement on Recall of Medtronic DBS Component by Kate K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 May 2013 4:25pm Release date: May 6, 2013 The manufacturer of deep brain stimulation (DBS) devices used in the USA and internationally, Medtronic, Inc., of Minneapolis, Minnesota, announced on May 2nd a risk of damage to DBS devices associated with the use of a component use ... Read on »
New Blog Post for the Northwest Parkinson's Foundation is up! by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted Wed 12 Mar 2014 12:00am I recently mentioned that The Northwest Parkinson's Foundation would begin posting blog entries from me as part of their Community Blog. The first one is up, and you may read it here.  This is an exclusive article done especially for the NWPF, and is not merely a reposting from this blog. I hope you will read and enjoy it. Be sure to check out ... Read on »
Yet another blog post for the Northwest Parkinson's Foundation by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted Wed 25 Jun 2014 12:00am Here is a link to the most recent of my blog posts for the Northwest Parkinson's Foundation. Making a virtue of necessity, part 365. Thoughts on slowness and PD Read on »
Second "Community Blog" Post for the Northwest Parkinson's Foundation is Now Available by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted Sat 26 Apr 2014 12:00am My second blog post for the NWPF "Re-prioritizing hope"can be found here .  This is part of an exclusive series of posts written especially for the Foundation, which is why I'm linking instead of simply publishing the text here. I hope you'll read it and find it at least thought-provoking. thanks, and festinate forward!  Read on »
Northwest Parkinson's Foundation Community Blog Now Active by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted Mon 10 Mar 2014 12:00am What's a loyal Off and On reader to do until I heal up enough to post again? Well try the new blog from the NWPF. Lots of good info there, and there will be occasional posts from yours truly. I filed two posts before the accident, and a third following it. These are all-new, never before published material. I will post an alert here when they go ... Read on »
Review: The New Parkinson’s Central App from National Parkinson’s Foundation by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 26 Sep 2013 11:06pm The National Parkinson's Foundation has become a part of the App circle with their recent “Parkinson's Central” App, available through iTunes.   Parkinson's Central is a place that makes it easy for people to find out more about Parkinson's disease and explores several areas of interest. From general information about the disease, to ... Read on »
Parkinson's Disease Foundation Quilt Project is Launched by Charlene Pryor Patient Expert Posted Thu 03 Dec 2009 12:00am Blogger: Today With PokieToo and Parkinson's Disease - Formatting Setting Something very close to my heart became public today.  The Parkinson Disease Foundation(PDF) has launched a project which I am a party to.  In this project we will attempt to make 100 or more quilts t ... Read on »
Basic Tips for Caregivers by American Parkinson’s Disease Foundation by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 13 Dec 2009 8:00pm Basic tips for caregivers and others who help those with Parkinson’s disease: Be encouraging. Whether it’s getting the person with Parkinson’s to exercise, eat, dress, or do any other activity, have a positive, patient and encouraging attitude.  Allow the person with PD to do as much for him or herself as possible.  Squelch the tendency to jump ... Read on »