Parkinson’s learning module aims to enhance nursing care

Parkinson Canada has just launched its latest online learning module, especially designed to help nurses learn how to assist patients in managing their Parkinson’s symptoms at every stage of the disease. We encourage people living with Parkinson’s and their care partners to share this news with their health care team, especially nurses at their family … Read more

Bringing the brain back to a healthy balance

Increasingly, scientists studying the brain believe one of the reasons abnormalities and diseases develop is the result of an imbalance in two types of circuits, or processes, which regulate the flow of information among brain cells. At the Toronto Western Research Institute, neurophysiologist Natasha Radhu uses Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to study those two processes … Read more

Everyone wins with Parkinson SuperWalk

We know that most people take part in Parkinson SuperWalk, because they, or someone they care about, is living with Parkinson’s disease. The friends, neighbours, and colleagues of walkers, help out by making pledges to those who walk. Walkers and donors all become Everyday Heroes for those living with Parkinson’s, who are inspired by the … Read more

World Parkinson Congress 2016

A packed schedule of scientific presentations, workshops, plenary sessions, roundtables, discussions and posters, as well as unmatched opportunities to network and socialize with the international Parkinson Community, the World Parkinson Congress 2016 (WPC 2016) is an event you’ll never forget. WPC 2016 will be held in Portland, Oregon from September 20 to 23. Canada is … Read more