April is Parkinson Awareness Month


This April, we are heading into communities near you, to raise awareness and share information about living well with Parkinson’s disease.  We invite people living with Parkinson’s, care partners, and health care professionals to join us in spreading the word.

4-6 April 2018 – Vancouver, BC
Parkinson Canada joins The Parkinson’s Foundation and the Movement Disorders Society in Vancouver, BC at the Allied Team Training for Parkinson’s™ (ATTP) for health professionals.  Find out more online.

7 April 2018 – Winnipeg, MB
Join Parkinson Canada and other Parkinson organizations at the Davis Phinney Victory Summit® in Winnipeg.  Advance registration online.

10 April 2018 – Dorval, QC
Join Parkinson Canada and The Cummings Centre for an afternoon of learning about The Parkinson’s Bladder and Bowel, with experts on the subject – Dr. Lysanne Campeau, Urologist and Dominique Longpré, Dietician.  $10 at the door with advanced registration required at infoQc@parkinson.ca or 514-734-1819.

11 April 2018 – World Parkinson Day
Happy Birthday to Dr. James Parkinson. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Together, we will #UniteforParkinson’s. Help spread the word online.

24 April 2018– Ottawa, ON
Parkinson Canada is heading to Parliament Hill. Want to be a Parkinson’s Ambassador? Find out more and register online today.

26 April 2018 – Lanark North Leeds, ON
Parkinson’s Education Event: Two sessions per location – session will be broadcast to selected Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) sites. General public session begins at 10:00am. Health professional session begins at noon. Register online today as seating is limited.

27-28 April 2018 – Saskatoon, SK
Inspired Movement – our 2018 Education Conference in Saskatoon, featuring dance, exercise, and yoga is designed to get you moving and keep you moving.  Find out more and register online today.

And don’t forget to support Hope In Bloom tulip campaigns in your community, or send a virtual greeting at: http://donate.parkinson.ca/april.

Our mission is to transform the lives of People Living with Parkinson’s. We do this through: research leading to the end of Parkinson’s; advocacy bringing the voices of Parkinson’s to the forefront; support helping people living with Parkinson’s live well through programs and education.

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