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May 2019

WEBINAR: Sleep in Parkinson’s Disease and Improving Diagnosis

May 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Erind Alushaj 2018 PSSO Graduate Student Scholarship Recipient Western University (working with Dr. Penny MacDonald) and Abdullah Al Jaja Neuroscience PhD Student Western University This webinar will discuss the different sleep stages and how are they affected in Parkinson’s disease. It will also address the different effects of Parkinson’s medication on sleep and somnolence. We will then look at understanding sleep disorders, namely REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder (RBD) to improve diagnosis and potentially predict the development of Parkinson's disease. Lastly,…

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September 2019

WALK-IT for Parkinson’s (Brantford-Brant County, Goderich, London, Hanover, Stratford, Waterloo Region, Wellington-Dufferin)

September 7, 2019

Be part of the excitement – get involved in WALK-IT for Parkinson’s this September! For information on times and locations, go to walk-it.ca    WALK-IT for Parkinson’s is Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario annual walk to help those living with Parkinson’s in Southwestern Ontario. Bring your family and friends and be part of this exciting event! WALK-IT for Parkinson’s ensures that every dollar raised in Southwestern Ontario will stay in Southwestern Ontario! Funds raised at WALK-IT for Parkinson’s will go to support local services, education, advocacy…

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WALK-IT for Parkinson’s (Chatham-Kent, Owen Sound, Port Elgin/Kincardine, Strathroy, Tillsonburg-Norfolk, Windsor-Essex, Woodstock-Ingersoll)

September 8, 2019

Be part of the excitement – get involved in WALK-IT for Parkinson’s this September! For information on times and locations, go to walk-it.ca    WALK-IT for Parkinson’s is Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario second annual regional walk to help those living with Parkinson’s in Southwestern Ontario. Bring your family and friends and be part of this exciting event! WALK-IT for Parkinson’s ensures that every dollar raised in Southwestern Ontario will stay in Southwestern Ontario! Funds raised at WALK-IT for Parkinson’s will go to support local services, education, advocacy…

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WALK-IT for Parkinson’s (Grand Bend and Sarnia-Lambton)

September 15, 2019

Be part of the excitement – get involved in WALK-IT for Parkinson’s this September! (For information on times and walk locations, go to www.walk-it.ca)   WALK-IT for Parkinson’s is Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario second annual regional walk to help those living with Parkinson’s in Southwestern Ontario. Bring your family and friends and be part of this exciting event! WALK-IT for Parkinson's ensures that every dollar raised in Southwestern Ontario will stay in Southwestern Ontario! Funds raised at WALK-IT for Parkinson's will…

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CarePartner Workshop (Waterloo)

September 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Clair Hills Retirement Residence, 530 Columbia St W
Waterloo, Ontario N2T 0B1 Canada
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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 Maureen Evans – Get LOUD! Therapy Speech Language Pathologist at Clarity Accent Services 11:15 am - 12:00 pm Colleen Daley – Discovering Supportive Lifestyles Through Retirement Living Retirement…

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October 2019

2019 Regional Parkinson’s Conference

October 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre, 591 Wellington Rd
London, Ontario N6C 4R3 Canada
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$50

The conference is designed to provide information and support to people living and working with Parkinson’s. Our professional speakers are dedicated to helping people live better with Parkinson’s. (Registration begins at 8:30) Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre 591 Wellington Rd, London Dr. Gloria Grace, C. Psych Department of Psychology and Clinical Neurological Sciences University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre Cognitive and Emotional Challenges in Parkinson's Disease Dr. Scott Ryan Ph.D Assistant Professor Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University…

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December 2019

Holiday Open House

December 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario, 117-4500 Blakie Rd
London, Ontario N6L 1G5 Canada
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Free

Come Mix, Mingle and Share a Holiday Jingle at our Open House. An afternoon drop-in holiday celebration. Everyone Welcome! Munchies and beverages provided

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February 2020

WEBINAR: Medication Management in Parkinson’s

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

Greta Mah Greta Mah is the Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist at North York General Hospital's Geriatric Clinic for Parkinson's, Geriatric Day Hospital and Coordinator of the Fanny Bernstein Living Well with Parkinson's Program. She is currently an adjunct lecturer at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. In this webinar she will be addressing common questions and issues caregivers and Parkinson's patients ask regarding medication management. REGISTER TODAY! A Special Thanks to our Webinar Sponsor:

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March 2020

WEBINAR: Sleep and Fatigue in Parkinson’s Disease

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. John Paulseth Most people with Parkinson’s disease experience difficulty sleeping and resting. There are many different sleep disorders and they are sometimes difficult to distinguish. Dr. John Paulseth will be discussing these issues to better inform Parkinson's patients and caregivers. As well, it is hopeful that attendees at this webinar will take away strategies to help with sleep and fatigue in Parkinson's. Register A Special Thanks to our Webinar Sponsor:

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April 2020

WEBINAR – Tele-Health Physiotherapy: Keep Moving On-Line

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Karla Andrews Owner, Andrews In-Home Physiotherapy This presentation will provide an opportunity for individuals to learn more about tele-health as it relates to physiotherapy services. Karla Andrews will discuss key principles of exercise for PWP as well as demonstrate exercises for participants. Register Today!

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