Archives : March 2016

Lecture: Parkinson’s Disease and Sleep Disorders

Parkinson Canada (Québec) and The Cummings Centre are co-presenting a lecture on Parkinson’s Disease and sleep disorders on Thursday, April 7.

The conference will take place at The Cummings Centre, 5700 Westbury avenue, Montréal. The guest speaker is Dr. Ronald Postuma, an assistant professor of Neurology at McGill University.

For further information and registration, Contact Stefani at 514-342-1234, ext.7201 or register here:

Webinar for Caregivers by Parkinson Canada

Taking care of yourself while looking after a loved one can be a real challenge. Social worker Jennifer Héroux-Bourduas will be meeting with Cecilia Gaudet, who overcomes the daily hardships of being a caregiver for someone living with a progressive neurological disease, and who has found coping strategies to keep control of her life.

The webinar is being jointly presented with the Federation of Quebec Alzheimer Societies and the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Quebec Division.

The webinar will be streamed on Thursday, April 28 from 6:30pm to 7:45pm.

Free registration:

Information: Danielle Blain (Quebec office), tel. 514-357-4291, toll free 1-800-565-3000 ext.3397,


Parkinson Information and Awareness Day in Hawkesbury, Ontario

Parkinson Canada is evaluating the need for services and support groups around the Hawkesbury region of Eastern Ontario and is organizing three info and awareness sessions on Parkinson’s.

The sessions will be held Thursday, April 28.

French information session 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

English information session 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Bilingual session 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The sessions will take place at the Quality Inn, 1575 Tupper Street, Hawkesbury, Ontario. Open to Ontario and Quebec residents. Please register with Ginette Trottier, or 1-613-722-9238.