New Webinar Series from Parkinson Quebec

Parkinson Quebec's new series of English webinars is here! Parkinson Québec is proud to host a new series of English webinars. They consist of free online conf... Read More

Join the Movement – Take the 5,000,000 Step Challenge!

Be part of the excitement – get involved in WALK-IT for Parkinson’s this September! WALK-IT for Parkinson’s is Parkinson S... Read More

Graduate Student Research Program Award Winners Announced

The Parkinson's Medical Reception took place April 11, 2017 at Michaels on the Thames in celebration of World Parkinson's Day.  The 2017 Graduate Student Research Program awar... Read More

APRIL is … Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Check out the ways you can be involved to educate and create awareness of Parkinson's: World Parkinson's Day - Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Read More

April Awareness 2017 – Understanding Dementia Workshops

Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario is proud to present Understanding Dementia workshops in partnership with Alzheimer Society. Owen Sound - Tuesday,... Read More

Be Prepared for Hospital Stays

Aware in Care Webinar - March 29, 2017 (12:00 - 1:00) The Aware in Care kit is designed to protect, prepare and empower people with Parkinson's... Read More

The Parkinsons Update – Issue 65

The Parkinsons Update (Issue 65) has just been mailed.  Read your edition of The Parkinsons Update and find out about all the exciting activi... Read More

Thank You for Joining the Movement at WALK-IT for Parkinson’s

We asked you to join the movement - The 1,000,000 Step Challenge - and you did! Every step counts in the fight against Parkinson’s, so we counted every single ... Read More

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Seeking Research Participants

A group of researchers from Western University are seeking people living with Parkinson’s (PD) disease to participate in a study that seeks to learn from people who have previous... Read More

Research – Clinical Trial of Ambroxol in Parkinson’s Dementia

This study will investigate whether a drug called Ambroxol can improve the course of Parkinson's Dementia. Participants should be:

Research Opportunity – Home-Based Music Therapy

Participants are needed for a study to examine the effectiveness of a Home-Based Music Therapy program to improve walking in Parkinson's. This study will involv... Read More

Volunteers Needed for Research Study

A research team from Western University led by Dr. Jeffrey Holmes and Dr. Andrew Johnson is working to deepen the current understanding of what it is like to live with PD.  ... Read More

Celebrating Success!

Thank you to all our sponsors, participants, donors and volunteers for making the 2016 Spring/Summer events a success! Click here ... Read More

The Parkinson’s Update – Issue 64 Now Available

The Parkinson's Update - Issue 64 is now available online and in print. I... Read More

New Look – Renewed Hope – NEW WALK

Be part of the excitement – get involved in WALK-IT for Parkinson’s this September! WALK-IT for Parkinson’s is Parkinson Society Southwe... Read More

The Parkinson’s Update – Issue 63 now available

The Parkinsons Update - Issue 63 is now available Read More

New Look – Renewed Hope!

Effective December 31, 2015, The Parkinson Canada Federation was dissolved, and as a result, Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario is no longer affiliated with Parkinson Society... Read More

Top Teams and Walkers

Thank you to everyone that participated in our walk last September! TOP TEAMS: Team Parker (London and District) $23,785 Renaud's Raiders (Wi... Read More

New documentary maps Andy Barrie’s life with Parkinson’s

It is, as they say a "small film." Just 13-and-a-half minutes long. But since the documentary The Voice was posted online this past weekend, it's already having a big ... Read More

New booklet raises awareness of non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

When Keith Goobie was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease (PD), he and his partner Roslyn Patrick did their homework to arm themselves with as much knowledge as possible about the m... Read More

What is the Portland Countdown?

In preparation for the 4th World Parkinson Congress in Portland in 2016, two highly experienced journalists (who are also living with Parkinson's) survey the landscape of Parkinson... Read More

Celebrate Year of the Brain in 2015

Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario has joined a host of other organizations across Southwestern Ontario to raise awareness of the brain during 2015. To find out more or to atte... Read More

Bill 21 Passes Final Vote: A Step in the Right Direction

Bill 21 Passes Final Vote: A Step in the Right Direction - Parkinson Society is pleased to announce that Bill 21, the Employment Standards Amendments Act (Leaves to Help Families),... Read More