Tony Seidl: crossing the Alps despite Parkinson’s Disease

| April 11, 2016

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Despite having Parkinson’s disease, Tony will keep a promise he made to himself: He wants to cross the Alps by bike and visit the grave of his namesake Saint Anthony of Padua, so he can meet with other people with Parkinson’s along the way and encourage them not to give up.

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EvergreenHealth, a public hospital district, is an integrated health care system offering a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region. In addition to the 318-bed acute care hospital on EvergreenHealth’s main campus in Kirkland, which includes 24-hour Level III trauma emergency care and critical care, EvergreenHealth provides primary, urgent, and specialty care along with a 24/7 emergency department at its satellite EvergreenHealth Redmond Medical Center.

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