Dedicated to Making Lives Better: Carol Brown’s Story

Carol Brown dedicated her adult life to helping improve the lives of others, especially children. Soon after her second child was born, she started taking Early Childhood Education courses at a local college. In 1991, eight years after starting her first course and all the while raising her young family, Carol completed her Early Childhood … Read more

November News and Events

Your Voice: CEO Listening Tour Report Shared In April 2020, Parkinson Canada welcomed new President and CEO, Dr. Karen Lee, just weeks after the global outbreak of COVID-19. Throughout the summer Karen embarked on an 8-session virtual listening tour with participants from across Canada. Participants shared their resilience, passion, and determination for the Parkinson’s community … Read more

Growling Beaver Brevet to support new living well program

Photo of cyclists on a tandem bicycle

The Growling Beaver Brevet, one of Canada’s most celebrated Parkinson’s rides, was hosted in support of Parkinson Canada this year. That partnership was new for the event, and so was the 2020 virtual ride context but what didn’t change is the magic around the ride… something that putting cycling and Parkinson’s together always seems to … Read more

A story of support: Bev Lavender and Jeff Ludlow

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At first, Bev Lavender thought she might have carpal tunnel syndrome. While working on the computer her hand would freeze and lock. So, Bev saw her doctor who then sent her to a neurologist. During that first visit he did a nerve conduction test, asked a few questions, and though it wasn’t very obvious, diagnosed … Read more