Webinar: Alternative Parkinson’s Therapies—Music & Dance

web.project@parkinsonca.thedev.caEvent - Virtual

This presentation focuses on what music therapy is, and how it can help improve speech production, motor movements such as upper arm/hand movement and gait, as well as what role it plays in improving mood, and decreasing stress. It will also highlight some of the newest research in the field as well as a fun interactive musical activity. Register Below … Read More

Advanced Surgical Therapies: DBS and Duodopa

web.project@parkinsonca.thedev.caEvent - Virtual

This presentation will cover the established surgical treatments for Parkinson’s disease, particularly deep brain stimulation and intestinal infusion of L-dopa/carbidopa. The inclusion criteria as well as techniques and outcomes will be discussed. Newer treatment options will also be addressed.   Dr. Alfonso Fasano graduated from the Catholic University of Rome, Italy, in 2002 and became a neurologist in 2007. In 2013 he … Read More

Strategies for the Person with Parkinson’s Disease, the Care Partner and Health Professionals

Elaine Book, MSW Pacific Parkinson’s Research Centre Parkinson’s Foundation, Center of Excellence November 14, 2017 This webinar will cover strategies that will be useful for the person living with Parkinson’s, for the care partner and for health care professionals when working with people with Parkinson’s and care partners. You will gain an understanding of common feelings of loss/grief, depression, shame … Read More