Mindfulness and Parkinson: why and how to use it to better manage pain and emotions

danielle.blain@parkinson.caEvent - Education

Mindfulness and Parkinson: why and how to use it to better manage pain and emotions A conference presented in collaboration by Parkinson Canada and the Cummings Centre Thursday, November 7, 2019 in Montreal, 1- 4 PM Therapeutic strategies for pain management are increasingly turning to new approaches, such as the practice of mindfulness, which is now of interest to patients, … Read More

Advancing Parkinson Research, Advocacy & Awareness Conference – London, ON

Paul.Scibetta@Parkinson.caEvent - Education

International Parkinson’s Expert Dr. A. Jon Stoessl, UBC headlines Parkinson Canada Conference This full day event will also include an introduction to Canadian Open Parkinson Network (C-OPN), presentations by Parkinson Canada researchers, sessions on advocacy & education, lunch and snacks. Highlights Dr. Stoessl gives keynote address at his only Eastern Canada public lecture in 2019 Parkinson Canada National Research Program … Read More

Saskatchewan Education Education Events

web.project@parkinson.caEvent - Education

Stronger Together Parkinson Education Event Parkinson Canada – Saskatchewan presented three educational events in three different communities across Saskatchewan this past May. Depression, Anxiety, and Apathy are some of the mental health challenges associated with Parkinson’s. Psychiatric Pharmacist Melanie McLeod of Vital Care Pharmacy, Regina. Dr. McLeod is an expert in mental health challenges and medications. View the presentation on … Read More

May 1, 2019- Medical Cannabis and Parkinson’s: What’s Known and What’s Not –

danielle.blain@parkinson.caEvent - Education

People living with Parkinson’s and their loved ones are invited to hear experts share their knowledge on medical cannabis use in Parkinson’s care & research. Experts will provide a balanced overview of what’s known and what’s not and answer your questions on this timely subject. Invited speakers are: • Dr. Lynda Balneaves, PhD, RN, University of Manitoba, Deputy Director of … Read More

Dance and Parkinson's Event featuring David Leventhal – Hamilton, ON

Paul.Scibetta@Parkinson.caEvent - Education

This FREE half day event features keynote speaker David Leventhal, founding teacher and Program Director for Dance for PD®, complimentary continental breakfast and a dance class with live musicians. Photo credit: © World Parkinson Coalition   AGENDA Welcome & Opening Remarks: Melania Pawliw & Jody White Van de Klippe, Hamilton City Ballet Dance for PD® Class with David Leventhal & … Read More

PSP and Multiple System Atrophy: Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

web.project@parkinson.caEvent - Education

As part of the 2018 Expert Webinar Series Presented by: Dr. Connie Marras Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 PM EST PSP and Multiple system atrophy are neurodegenerative disorders that can mimic Parkinson’s disease in the early stages but have their own unique features. In this presentation we will review the relationships between these disorders, the main signs and symptoms, and … Read More

Building Your Parkinson’s Team Niagara Conference

Paul.Scibetta@Parkinson.caEvent - Education

**Building your Parkinson’s Team Niagara Conference, scheduled for October 30th, has been cancelled due to speaker availability. We will make an educational event available in 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience. Discover how you can build your Parkinson’s team and learn how different professionals can help you manage your Parkinson’s journey and enhance your quality of life. Location:      Parkway … Read More

Mind Over Matter 2019 – Education Conference

Ryan UnderhillEvent - Education

Register Schedule Key Note Speakers Subject Matter Experts On Saturday, April 13, 2019 Parkinson Canada, Atlantic invites you to Mind Over Matter, the 6th Annual Education & Awareness Conference. This is Parkinson Canada’s premier conference event of the year for the Atlantic Provinces. Together, let’s learn, ask questions and share a unique experience with many other Parkinson minded participants. This … Read More