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CarePartner Workshop (Waterloo)
September 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Free
Are you a CarePartner for Someone Living with Parkinson’s?
The CarePartner workshop is designed to share care strategies to help you provide better care for a loved one living with Parkinson’s.
10:00 am – 10:45 am
Ryan Young – Planning your Finances around Parkinson’s
(Sun Life Financial)
10:45 am – 11:15 am
Sarah Awde – Practical Tips for Caregivers for Speech and Swallowing in Parkinson’s
Speech Language Pathologist at Clarity Accent Services
11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Colleen Daley – Discovering Supportive Lifestyles Through Retirement Living
Retirement Living Consultant for Chartwell
noon – 1:00 pm
1:00 pm – 2 pm
Dr. Jeff Holmes – Exploring Unmet Caregiver Support Needs: A Participatory Research Focus Group for Caregivers
This workshop is part of a collaborative research study being undertaken with Western University and funded by Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario. During this focus group session caregivers will be asked to share their day-to-day experiences of providing care, and to describe supports that they are currently accessing, and/or would like to access to help support their wellness and better manage the role of being an informal care provider
Free admission – Lunch is provided
Contact Kaitlin Garbutt at 1-888-851-7376 or [email protected] for more information.