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Living Well Conference: What’s in Your PD Toolkit? (Walkerton)

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Living Well Conferences provide information, education and support to people living and working with Parkinson’s in Southwestern Ontario.

Ruthanne Houston
Speech-Language Pathologist
How Does Parkinson’s Affect Communication and Swallowing?

Dr. Jill Plantz
Chiropractor, Peak Performance Chiropractic Clinic
The Role of Manual Therapy and Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. Charles Dafe
Neurologist, Grey Bruce Health Centre
Roles and Responsibilities of a Neurologist in Parkinson’s

Breakout Sessions:

Dr. Jeff Holmes and Dr. Liliana Alvarez
Exploring Unmet Caregiver Support Needs: A Participatory Research Focus Group for Caregivers (for Caregivers Only)
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.


Louise Potts
Founder, MOVE FREE
Dance Away Parkinson’s

Lunch is provided.

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A Special Thanks to our Sponsors:






April 9
9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Best Western Plus Walkerton Hotel and Conference Centre
10 Eastridge Rd.
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0 Canada
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