COVID-19 Pandemic

Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario (PSSO) hopes that this communication finds you safe and healthy. The pandemic has meant many changes to us all in su... Read More

The Parkinson’s Update – Issue 72 has just been mailed

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What does it take to maintain STRONG CLEAR speech in Parkinson’s?

The research is clear that EXERCISE is one of the most powerful treatments for Parkinson's. This applies to VOICE and Read More

The Canadian Open Parkinson Network (C-OPN)

We would like to share with you some exciting news: the launch of the Canadian Open Parkinson Network (C-OPN). This is a pan-Canada initiative bridging people, data and resource... Read More

WALK THE BLOCK for Parkinson’s

Right now, coming together looks very different. COVID-19 has changed our world as we know it, and as our leaders say, this time we are in is our new “normal” for the foreseeab... Read More

Parkinson’s Exercise Programs

Exercise – Keeping it Virtual.  With COVID-19 restrictions easing or being lifted, your health and safety continues to be our top priority. We ask that you hold off in atten... Read More

Message from Shelley Rivard, CEO

COVID-19, coronavirus, social distancing, self-isolation, wash your hands … words and phrases that are ringing daily in our ears.  Just like a diagnosis of Parkinson’s, th... Read More

Rock Steady Boxing Online!

Rock Steady Boxing at Empire Muscle offers fighters of all PD levels spirited group training by certified coaches at a spacious, clean, organized and handicap-accessible facility.&... Read More


Do You Need to Talk to Someone? Are you feeling isolated because of COVID-19 restrictions?  It’s always important to stay connected... Read More

HOPE – Living with Parkinson’s

The HOPE - Living with Parkinson's is part of video series to help raise awareness of Parkinson's. Click on the video below to listen to Carolyn, David an... Read More