Message From the Editor

Welcome to the summer issue of eParkinsonPost for 2014. We continue to work together with our national network of partners to provide support, services and programs to Canadians living with Parkinson’s disease. You can read about our recent participation in the Collaborative Program in Neuroscience (CPIN) Research Day at University of Toronto’s Medical School and … Read more

Raising the Parkinson’s voice on Parliament Hill

Our lobby day in Ottawa was an excellent opportunity to identify champions for Parkinson’s and to ensure the needs of Canadians affected by the disease are well reflected in national policy. Our conversations with MPs and civil servants focused on three priority areas impacting the Canadian Parkinson’s community: Support for caregivers Genetic fairness legislation, and … Read more

What’s New in Research?

Parkinson Society Canada attends CPIN Day 2014 at University of Toronto You are never too old to go back to school. That’s what Parkinson Society Canada discovered when it supported the 2014 Collaborative Program In Neuroscience (CPIN)Research Day and International Symposium on Synaptic Plasticity and Brain Disorders. The event, held at the Medical Sciences Building, … Read more

Nominate your caregiver for a Canada Cares award

Canada Cares, a not-for profit organization dedicated to celebrating family and professional caregivers, is calling for nominations for its 2014 Canada Cares awards. It’s a great way to show your appreciation to your own caregiver and to help recognize the contributions of all those who care for others in our communities. Five family caregivers and … Read more

Canada Guidelines on Parkinson’s Disease – What’s New

Various allied health professionals hold promise of changing the landscape of clinical practice for their clients by providing consistent standard of care of the treatment and management of Parkinson’s disease. That’s because more and more health professionals have access to the Canadian Guidelines on Parkinson’s Disease (CGPD) disseminated by Parkinson Society Canada (PSC). Last month … Read more