Regina

Address :
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church - 3510 Queen St, Regina, SK S4S 2G2, Canada

Date(s) :
  • March 06, 2018
  • April 03, 2018
  • May 01, 2018
  • June 05, 2018

Start Time : 7:00 PM

End Time : 8:00 PM

Contact Name : Rosemary Oddie

Contact Telephone : 306-585-0087

Contact Email : parkinsonsregina@gmail.com

Notes :

We welcome family members, care partners and anyone who has an interest in learning about Parkinson Disease in a friendly and supportive environment. Meetings are informal and often include a presentation by an invited speaker, such as a healthcare professional or complementary therapist. First Tuesday of the Month Sept – June

February 6, 2018 –  Meeting has been cancelled.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Darwin Mott will moderate a panel discussion on living with Parkinson’s. “What is working for you”.  Each member of the panel will give a 4 to 6-minute talk followed by 4 to 6 minutes of Q & A. Other members of the panel are Charles Keple, Garth Pickard and Rosemary Oddie.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018  Speaker:  Lacey Barker CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist    Topic:   Speech Problems and Parkinson’s
Speech-language pathologists can help people with Parkinson’s disease maintain as many communication skills as possible. Dr. Barker has received certification for LSVT LOUD which is an evidence- based voice treatment technique for people with Parkinson disease and other neurological disorders.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018   Speaker:    TBA   Topic:     TBA

Tuesday, June 5, 2018  Supper meeting and social at 5 pm

No Meetings July and August

Support Group Activities

Regina Parkinson Exercise Group
When:            Tuesday and Thursday 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Where:          South Leisure Centre – 170 Sunset Dr.
Cost:              $5.00 drop in. (Free for partners and spouses) Contact:

The Regina Parkinson’s Group Exercise program is designed to help cope with Parkinson symptoms and promoting wellness in general. The class is geared towards individuals who have decreased range of motion, muscular strength, endurance, and balance issues. Jessica Lewgood, 306-533-8454, jessica.lewgood@gmail.com

Regina Creative Dance for Parkinson Disease
When:            Monday – 2:00 to 3:00 pm(Feb. 5; Mar 5,19:  Apr 9, 16, 30: May 14, 28: Jun 11,25)
Where:          Sunrise Branch – Regina Public Library (Multipurpose Room)  3130 Woodhams Drive. (Sandra Schmirler Leisure Centre)
Cost:              Free

In Creative Dance for PD classes, participants explore movement and music in ways that are enjoyable, stimulating, and creative. For persons with Parkinson’s Disease, their partners, caregivers, and friends.

Regina Big Movements to Improve PD Symptoms
When:            Friday – 9:30am to 10:30am
Where:          Orange Tree Village – 4000 James Hill Rd, Just south of Parliament Ave. in Harbour Landing.
Cost:               $80.00 for 8-week program

Specialized group exercise class will incorporate big power movements to overcome rigidity, freezing, falling, and poor posture by using big range high amplitude exercises as well as lots of trunk rotation, and extension for posture and balance. Contact: Phone: 306-530-0035 Email: braintrain@sasktel.net