Learning how to get the help you need as a caregiver

What kind of help do I need? Who do I ask for that kind of help? How do I keep track of tasks and appointments and who is doing what? These are just some of the questions that caregivers need to answer – often every day. Navigating the health and social care systems can be … Read more

Parkinson’s and the female brain

Although Parkinson’s disease affects both men and women, women are less likely to develop the progressive neurological disorder, but more likely to experience severe motor symptoms and side effects of treatment. At Queen’s University in Kingston, neuroscientist Emily Hawken investigates those gender differences. She’s studying the interaction between Parkinson’s disease and hormones that are intrinsic … Read more