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April 2019

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

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Holiday Inn & Suites (Ambassador Bridge), 1855 Huron Church Rd
Windsor, Ontario N9C 2L6 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. Lauren Fleming Registered Dietician Nutrition Considerations for Parkinson's Disease Melissa Vincent Speech-Language Pathologist, Bayshore Therapy & Rehab Parkinson's Disease: Swallowing and Voice Dr. Mike Winger Neurologist, Windsor Regional Hospital The Importance of a Neurologist 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…

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Hair Affair for Parkinson’s

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Various locations in Southwestern Ontario Canada

A Hair Affair for Parkinson’s is the highlight of Parkinson’s Awareness Month, offering participants the opportunity to visit an elite salon, for a wash, cut and style at discounted price of only $45! All the funds raised at this event support people living with Parkinson’s in Southwestern Ontario and their families. $45 for a wash, cut and style at a participating elite salon! Book Your Appointment Today! A Hair Affair for Parkinson’s is a fun event that showcases the local…

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May 2019

Let’s Shake 4 PD

May 6 - May 15

All shake pricing at Harvey’s will be reduced to $3 for the promotional period and $1 from every shake sold will go to “Let’s Shake” – a charity that supports Parkinson’s Research. Details: 31 Harvey’s Restaurants are participating (London, St. Thomas, Strathroy, K-W, Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford, Paris, Brantford and Hamilton). London has only 1 of 7 “Centres of Excellence” for Parkinson’s Research in all of Canada. Ground breaking research is currently being done on many fronts to help people with…

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CarePartner Workshop

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chartwell Oxford Gardens, 423 Devonshire Ave
Woodstock, Ontario N4S 0B2 Canada
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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. Burnout - Don't be the Frog in the Pot! Deborah Northmore, MSW, RSW Thames Valley Family Health Team Retirement Living Options Ann King, RPN Health and Wellness Manager, Chartwell Oxford Gardens and Scott Gould, RN Outreach Nurse, Alliance Family Health Organization Dr. Jeff Holmes – Exploring Unmet Caregiver Support…

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8th Annual Tillsonburg MSC Trail Walk & Run

May 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Carroll Trail Tillsonburg, Ontario + Google Map

The 8th Annual Tillsonburg MSC (Multi Service Centre) Trail Walk & Run features a 5 km and 2 km walk and run. It is a family friendly event for all ages and fitness levels. The walk and run routes are along the scenic Carroll Trail (Coronation Park) in Tillsonburg. The trail is full of beautiful vistas and has several bridges to cross and go under, including a major railroad trestle from the 1880’s. Partial proceeds will be donated to Parkinson…

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10th Annual Parkinson Golf Classic Presented by Rembrandt Homes

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
West Haven Golf & Country Club, 7038 Egremont Dr
London, Ontario Canada
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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 lunch, a buffet dinner and a silent auction. $200 per golfer or $800 per foursome   Register Today! For more information, to register or to sponsor, contact Jessica Halls at 519-652-9437 or [email protected]

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WEBINAR: Sleep in Parkinson’s Disease and Improving Diagnosis

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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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June 2019

Signatures in Partnership with Finch Auto Group

June 3 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Budweiser Gardens, 99 Dundas St
London, Ontario N6A 6K1 Canada
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    Signatures - A taste test of London’s best Participants enjoyed a lunchtime taste testing of some of London's best restaurants' Signature dishes! Members of the London business and residential sectors tantalized their taste buds with free samples from some of the most well-known and up and coming names in the London food scene. 2019 Participating Restaurants and Caterers were: Che Resto CHOP Steakhouse & Bar The Chef's Table Curry's DAVIDs TEA White Oaks Mall Dawghouse Edible Arrangements Hey,…

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Signatures – a Taste Test of Waterloo Region’s Best

June 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Waterloo Memorial Recreation Centre, 101 Father David Bauer Dr.
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 0B4 Canada
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              Signatures - A taste test of Waterloo Region’s best Participants enjoyed a lunchtime taste testing of some of Waterloo Region’s best restaurants' Signature dishes! Participants tantalized their taste buds with free samples from some of the most well-known and up and coming names in the Waterloo region food scene. 2019 Platinum Sponsor:                                           …

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WEBINAR: Parkinson’s Dementia: What to Know

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

Presenter: Susan Cuming, Public Education Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Haldimand Norfolk Brain changes caused by Parkinson's disease play a key role in movement.  As Parkinson's progresses, brain changes often begin to affect mental functions including memory, attention, judgement and planning. What you do and what you know can positively affect quality of life. Register   A Special Thanks to our Webinar Sponsor:

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