The Living Well Conferences were designed for people with Parkinson’s and their carepartners wishing to network with others on the same journey
and with healthcare professionals that have an expertise in Parkinson’s.  

Conferences took place in Cambridge, Walkerton, Stratford, Windsor:

 


Cambridge – April 2, 2019

Cambridge Hotel and Conference Centre (Cambridge)

Stephanie Boyd
Physio and Parkinson’s – What’s Involved?

Carissa Heinbuck and Charlene Ewing
Communication and Swallowing Impairment in Parkinson’s: What Role do Speech Language Pathologists Play?

Dr. Camila Aquino
The Role of a Neurologist in Parkinson’s Disease

Breakout Sessions:

Dr. Jeff Holmes and Dr. Liliana Alvarez
Exploring Unmet Caregiver Support Needs: A Participatory Research Focus Group for Caregivers (for Caregivers Only)
or
YMCA Wellness Team
An Interactive Session on Physical Activity

 


Walkerton – April 9, 2019

Best Western Plus Walkerton Hotel and Conference Centre

Ruthanne Houston
How Does Parkinson’s Affect Communication and Swallowing?

Dr. Jill Plantz
The Role of Manual Therapy and Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. Charles Dafe
Roles and Responsibilities of a Neurologist in Parkinson’s

Breakout Sessions:

Drs. Jeff Holmes and Dr. Liliana Alvarez
Exploring Unmet Caregiver Support Needs: A Participatory Research Focus Group for Caregivers (for Caregivers Only)
or
Louise Potts
Dance Away Parkinson’s

 


Stratford – April 16, 2019

Best Western Plus: The Arden Park Hotel

Stephanie Boyd
Physio and Parkinson’s – What’s Involved?

Kerry King
Louder, Clearer: Speech and Voice Changes in Parkinson’s and How Speech-Language Pathologists Help

Dr. Mary Jenkins
The Role of the Neurologist in Parkinson’s Management – It Takes a Team

Breakout Sessions:

Drs. Jeff Holmes and Dr. Liliana Alvarez
Exploring Unmet Caregiver Support Needs: A Participatory Research Focus Group for Caregivers (for Caregivers Only)
or
David Querin
Parkinson’s Yoga

 


Windsor – April 23, 2019

Holiday Inn and Suites (Ambassador Bridge)

Lauren Fleming
Nutrition Considerations for Parkinson’s Disease

Melissa Vincent
Parkinson’s Disease: Swallowing and Voice

Dr. Mike Winger
The Importance of a Neurologist

Breakout Sessions:

Drs. Jeff Holmes and Dr. Liliana Alvarez
Exploring Unmet Caregiver Support Needs: A Participatory Research Focus Group for Caregivers (for Caregivers Only)
or
Khrista Boon
Exercise and Parkinson’s

 


 

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