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Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation holds April events

The Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation has scheduled educational programs in Spokane for an awareness month in April.

Events will be held both in Spokane and online.

The PD Education Hour will offer special broadcasts online at on April 5, 12, 17 and 18, with the topics of long-term care planning, motor symptoms, physical therapy and research.

The April 12 broadcast also is open for viewing by members of the public to see it at the nonprofit’s Spokane resource center, 1420 E. Sprague Ave., Suite. 103. Call (509) 443-3361 to register.

April 28, the foundation will hold the 2018 HOPE Conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Northern Quest Resort, with speakers and topics such as balance and fall prevention, Medicare, speech therapy, and cannabis. Admission is $25 if per-registered prior to the week it’s held, when entry goes to $35.

A free live broadcast of the conference also is planned for people who register online.

Both the HOPE event registration and the online broadcasts can be accessed from Online conference registration closes April 27, but people can arrive as walk-ins at the door.

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