Diagnosing and treating cognitive deficits with Parkinson’s disease

One of the most difficult aspects of Parkinson’s disease is that although doctors can treat its motor symptoms, they often underestimate the impact of accompanying thinking and reasoning problems. At Toronto’s Sunnybrook Research Institute, Dr. Sean Udow divides his time during his Clinical Movement Disorders Fellowship by focusing on ways to treat those cognitive problems, … Read more

New government, new opportunities

The latest federal election was like no other in recent history. Following one of the longest campaigns ever, Canadians turned out in record numbers to elect a Liberal majority government. During the campaign, Parkinson Society Canada learned of the Liberal Party of Canada’s significant commitments to healthcare. Some of the top priorities that affect the … Read more

Opening the giving season

GivingTuesday, December 1, 2015 is an international day of giving and the opening day of the charitable season. This special day is a time when everyone can come together to share their commitment to favourite causes and celebrate the joy of giving. If you use Twitter and/or Facebook, #GivingTuesday is a great way to lead … Read more

Your wishes, your Will

Organizing your Will can be intimidating and sensitive, but part of your personal journey involves planning for the future. This means ensuring that your last wishes are fulfilled so that friends and family will be honored in the way that you think best. Putting it off means that you may have less control over your … Read more

We are changing to serve you better

On January 1, 2016, we will formally change our name and become Parkinson Canada. We will proudly continue to serve you and the Parkinson’s community from coast to coast to coast. We are the same trusted partner that you have known for decades. We continue our commitment of placing the needs of people with Parkinson’s … Read more