Saskatchewan Education Education Events

Stronger Together

Parkinson Education Event

Parkinson Canada – Saskatchewan presented three educational
events in three different communities across Saskatchewan this past May.

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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 YouTube.

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Yoga and You: Managing Anxiety, Stress and Pain in PD

Physiotherapist and Yoga Instructor, Adrianne Vangool (MPT, Bsc.Kin, Certified Yoga Therapist), shares the benefits of yoga for PD. View the presentation on YouTube

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Would using Cannabis reduce anxiety, pain, and other Parkinson symptoms?
What are the risks and side-effects?
And what does the science say?

Pharmacist and Program Specialist Kelly Kizlyk of MedSask addressed audience questions about the use of cannabis and Parkinson’s disease. View the presentation on YouTube.

If you have questions about any of the presentations,
please call Michelle at 306-933-4481 or 1-800-565-3000 ext. 3430.