Father’s Day News!

Categories : WEBINARS


Jen @ APDA Northwest <apdanw@apdaparkinson.org> UnsubscribeJun 16, 2024, 11:30 AM (19 hours ago)
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Hi Lela,
Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. We included some dad jokes to give you a chuckle—hope you enjoy them!
We’ve got some big news in the Parkinson’s world. As you probably know by now, The National Plan to End Parkinson’s Act is becoming federal law! This is the first-ever federal legislation dedicated to curing and preventing Parkinson’s disease and striving for quality care for those impacted by this chronic and progressive neurologic disease.
But what does this really mean?
Join us for APDA’s Big Step for Parkinson’s: Q&A About the National Plan to End Parkinson’s Act on Monday, June 17!
This special live webinar will be an exciting Q&A hosted by APDA President and CEO Leslie A. Chambers and special guest Ted Thompson, the Senior Vice President of Public Policy at the Michael J. Fox Foundation, who led the advocacy team that was instrumental in getting the bill passed.
Leslie and Ted will answer many of the big questions you may have, including:What happens next with this new law?How can people get involved?When can we expect to see progress?And so much more!
Reserve your spot today and join us for this compelling conversation to learn more about how this new law will impact people with PD today and in the future.  NORTHWEST RESOURCES ONE-ON-ONE CONSULTATIONSConsult with a Social WorkerConsult with APDA’s Manager of Programs and Community Engagement, Katie Freeman, MSW to discuss your personal journey with Parkinson’s Disease.
Consultations with Katie are an opportunity to be seen and heard by a compassionate social worker who can offer advice, reassurance, and connections to the community.
Community members and their families can sign up for 45-minute sessions in person at the APDA Seattle office in Seattle or on Zoom.
Appointments are available on Wednesdays and Fridays. Click below to book your appointment today!BOOK APPOINTMENT HEREPD ESSENTIALSAn Introduction to Parkinson’s diseaseWould you like us to offer an in-person PD Essentials program in your community?Call us to discuss options! 206-695-2905
Wednesday, June 26th @ 1:30pmIn-person ProgramLacey, WA LibraryA special 2-part program.
Thursday, July 18 @ 10:00am PTVirtual Program on Zoom MORE INFORMATION ONLINE PROGRAMS REGISTER GROUPS IN OUR COMMUNITY Health & Wellness Resources
Browse resources HERESupport Groups
Browse groups HERE DR. GILBERT BLOG Carbidopa/Levodopa: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Despite its common and widespread use as a treatment for PD, our readers often have questions about carbidopa/levodopa therapy. This week Dr. Gilbert addresses some of these common questions that have been sent to her by readers like you. 
READ THE BLOG HERE NORTHWEST RESOURCES Every day, we provide the support, education, and research that will help everyone impacted by Parkinson’s disease live life to the fullest.Your inbox, our website, and social media are the best ways to stay notified about upcoming events and connect with the local PD Community. And as always, we are here for you!Call or email us at:206-695-2905apdanw@apdaparkinson.org      

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