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April 2018

Living Well Conference: Mental Health and Parkinson’s (Waterloo Region)

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Holiday Inn Kitchener, 30 Fairway Rd S
Kitchener, Ontario N2A 2N2 Canada
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$20

The Living Well Conferences provide information, education and support to people living and working with Parkinson’s in Southwestern Ontario. Featuring: Dr. Quincy Almeida Director of Movement Disorders Research Rehabilitation Clinic, Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at Wilfrid Laurier University How Attention, Cognitive Function and Anxiety Can Influence Movement in Parkinson’s Disease Dr. Patricia Rosebush M.D., M.Sc.N, FRCP(C), Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University Brain and Behaviour in Parkinson's Susan Bridges Comfort Keepers The Parkinson’s Family…

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Living Well Conference: Mental Health and Parkinson’s (Sarnia-Lambton)

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Holiday Inn – Point Edward, 1498 Venetian Blvd
Point Edward, ON N7T 7W6 Canada
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The Living Well Conferences provide information, education and support to people living and working with Parkinson’s in Southwestern Ontario. Featuring: Dr. Jessica Grahn Cognitive Neuroscientist, Associate Professor in the Brain and Mind Institute and the Deportment of Psychology at Western University Music and Parkinson's: Movement and Mood Rebecca Brown MSW, RSW, CCC, Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association, Equine Assisted Therapist, Adjunct Assistant Professor Dept of Family Medicine, Western University Building Resilience: Caring for Caregivers Karen Riley BScPhm, Pharm D, BCPS, BCGP, BCACP,…

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Championship City’s Rock Steady Boxing Open House

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Championship City, 389 Talbot St
St. Thomas, ON N5P1B7 Canada
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Free

Championship City is bringing Rock Steady Boxing to St. Thomas.  The Rock Steady Boxing program is 'fighting back against Parkinson's' by empowering confidence, building identity and supporting community. The media has recently been featuring the program and offers a fun way to improve mobility, balance and hand-eye coordination among others in a supportive community. Featuring: Rock Steady Boxing Draw and Door Prizes Refreshments

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Annual General Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario, 117-4500 Blakie Rd
London, Ontario N6L 1G5 Canada
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Free

The Fifth Annual General Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation event is open to everyone.  Please call 1-888-851-7376 or email [email protected] to RSVP. This event includes AGM business, volunteer recognition and refreshments.  Please note the change in venue. Memberships will be available for $30.

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A Hair Affair for Parkinson’s

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Various locations in Southwestern Ontario Canada
$40

A Hair Affair for Parkinson's provides participants with a wash, cut and style from a prominent salon as well as a special gift courtesy of Milk_Shake by Hello Beautiful. A Hair Affair for Parkinson's is the highlight of Parkinson's Awareness Month, offering participants the opportunity to visit an elite salon, while raising funds and awareness for Parkinson's. A Hair Affair for Parkinson's is a recognized, well-organized event that showcases the salons and their talented stylists. We are proud to include only the…

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May 2018

WEBINAR: Medication Usage in Parkinson’s

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Galit Kleiner Medical Director, Jeff and Diane Ross Movement Disorders Clinic Assistant Professor, Neurology, University of Toronto The goal of this webinar is to answer questions about Parkinson’s medications. Dr. Galit Kleiner will be going through the types of medications used in Parkinson’s and how these medications should be used and why. Dr. Kleiner will also discuss the common misconceptions about Parkinson medications. REGISTER TODAY!

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9th Annual Parkinson Golf Classic Presented by Rembrandt Homes

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
West Haven Golf & Country Club, 7038 Egremont Dr
London, Ontario Canada
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$175

The annual Parkinson Golf Classic Presented by Rembrandt Homes is a wonderful day of golf in support of Parkinson's. The day includes an 18-hole scramble on one of London's finest courses, a BBQ lunch, a buffet dinner and a silent auction. $175 per golfer or $700 per foursome For more information, to register or to sponsor, contact Steve Hickson at 519-652-9437 or [email protected]

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June 2018

HollisWealth Charity Golf Classic

June 11 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Rebel Creek Golf Club, 1517 Snyder's Rd
Petersburg, Ontario N0B 2H0 Canada
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$175

Proceeds from this tournament will directly benefit the work of Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario and MS Society Grand River Chapter. Includes an 18-hole scramble, a BBQ lunch, a buffet dinner and a silent auction. Registration: 10:30 a.m. Shot Gun Start Time: 12:00 p.m. Note: Register early to guarantee your participation. $175 per person or $680 for a foursome Register Today! For more information, contact Jessica Halls at 1-888-851-7376 or [email protected]

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WEBINAR: Management of Drooling in Parkinson’s

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Barbara Connolly Neurology (Movement Disorders), Hamilton Health Sciences Assistant Professor, McMaster University Dr. Barbara Connolly will be focusing this webinar on the pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to managing saliva production in Parkinson's disease. REGISTER TODAY!

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Signatures in Partnership with Finch Auto Group

June 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Budweiser Gardens, 99 Dundas St
London, Ontario N6A 6K1 Canada
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$20

Join us for a taste test of some of London's best restaurants' signature dishes! Signatures - A taste test of London’s best Enjoy a lunchtime taste testing of some of London's best restaurants' Signature dishes! Members of the London business and residential sectors will tantalize their taste buds with free samples from some of the most well-known and up and coming names in the London food scene. Tickets are $20 each and include food and entry into draws and giveaways. Buy Your…

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