Knowledge Network (Videos / Webinars)


Welcome to the Parkinson Canada Knowledge Network. This area is dedicated to providing you access to video and audio resources that will enhance your understanding of Parkinson’s disease.

New online events are added regularly; register for upcoming webinars or scroll down to view past events. Subscribe to the Parkinson Canada YouTube channel to automatically receive updates as new content is added.


Parkinson’s Disease & Nutrition
May 11, 2017, webinar starts at 12PM EST
Expert presenter: Nicole Shuckett, Registered Dietician, ALS clinic and Jeff and Diane Ross Movement Disorders Clinic, Sunnybrook Hospital

This webinar will focus on what a healthy diet looks like to ensure that people with Parkinson’s maintain an ideal weight and enjoy the best possible health. The webinar will also outline nutrition related symptoms and medication management to minimize risk of side effects. Fluctuations due to protein and levodopa interaction will also be discussed.

Nicole graduated with a Master of Science in Nutrition and a Certificate in Gerontology from Case Western Reserve University in 1996. She is a member in good standing of the College of Dietitians of Ontario for over 20 years. Nicole started her career at Baycrest where she developed a passion for working with older adults and their families. For the past 8 years Nicole has worked at the Jeff and Diane Ross Movement Disorders Clinic and the ALS clinic at Sunnybrook Hospital for the Assistive Technology Clinic. Nicole is an active teacher and presenter on nutritional issues in both the corporate and public sector and has an active private practice in the North York area of Toronto. 

Register for this webinar (May 11, 2017) - Click here 

 


Coming Soon

Physiotherapy and Parkinson’s
Expert presenters: Jan Goldstein & Rebecca Gruber, Physiotherapists and Founders, One Step Ahead Mobility
July 11, 2017 , webinar starts at 12PM EST
Pre-registration opens in June.

Parkinson’s disease and Driving
September 12, 2017, webinar starts at 12PM EST
Expert presenter: Beth Robertson, Occupational Therapist, McGill University Health Centre
Pre-registration opens in August.

Parkinson’s disease and Stress Management
November 14, 2017 , webinar starts at 12PM EST
Expert presenter: Elaine Book, Social Worker, M.S.W, Pacific Parkinson’s Research Centre
Pre-registration opens in October.


Podcasts

Join Parkinson Canada expert, Sandie Jones, in a series of podcasts where she talks about various topics related to Parkinson’s disease. These one-hour talks offer information, practical tips and advice on how to live better with Parkinson’s. Join us at 12 noon Eastern Time on the upcoming event dates:

April 11 - World Parkinson Day – 200 years
June 13 - Advanced stages of Parkinson’s
August 8 - Young Onset Parkinson’s
October 10 - Build your PD Health Team

To submit questions in advance, send an email to education@parkinson.ca.

Here’s how to join and listen live.

CONNECTING VIA YOUR COMPUTER:

  • Log into the call via the following link http://parkinson.adobeconnect.com/sandie/
  • Choose to enter as guest
  • Turn on your speakers so you can hear – there will be no visual presentation.

CONNECTING VIA PHONE:

  • Dial Toronto: 416-915-8692 or Toll Free: 1-866-850-3418
  • Participant code: 9415905

Archives

Click here to access previous podcasts on the Parkinson Canada SoundCloud channel.

To view archived videos, click on the image below.

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