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Tool: FORM@PARKINSON

7 March 2017

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Our overseas partner, France Parkinson, gives worldwide users access to its online teaching platform on Parkinson’s. This platform, called FORM@PARKINSON, contains a module on knowledge of the disease. This tool’s goal is to respond to a need of distance learning from patients, their loved ones but also health professionals. A module called « Comprendre la maladie de Parkinson » can be consulted where 5 classes are available with subjects like characteristics of the disease, symptoms, existing treatments, etc. You can access the platform (in French only) by clicking here.

Moreover, France Parkinson has developed another tool that we can…

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Upcoming events

6 February 2017

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Parkinson Québec will keep you busy in the next months! You will find below all the upcoming events you can participate in:

February 21, 2017: Saucier van-Berkom Research Symposium – all the details here

March 15, 2017: Research Symposium organized by McGill Students for Parkinson’s – all the details here 

March 31, 2017: Annual general assembly (détails to come)

April 11, 2017: launching of the Défi Vélo 2017 – (details to come)

April 21, 2017: Tulip Ball – exclusive event from our ambassador Kim Rusk. Book your evening! (details to come)

April 22 and 23, 2017: Scotia Bank Charity Challenge – all the…

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Congress Living Hope 2017 : registration is open!

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Registration is now open for the Living Hope congress! The 2017 edition, under the honorary chairmanship of Dr. Isabelle Beaulieu-Boire and Dr. Jean Rivest, which will take place from May 3 to 5, 2017, promises to be rich and varied thanks to the numerous activities and lectures offered. The congress will address quality of life of the persons living with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers as well as aspects linked with research on Parkinson’s disease as well as treatments.

A wide array of specialists on Parkinson’s disease will be present! Come and meet them!

You can see the program of this…

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Tool: E-gym project

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This month, we introduce you to a very interesting tool which is linked with exercising for persons living with Parkinson’s disease. This tool was developed a few years ago by Parkinson Italia. It is called E-gym Project (electronic gym).  For each exercise proposed on this platform, there is a video describing the details of the exercise, an audible description with precious instructions and that follows each steps of the exercise. Amongst the different videos, there are muscular exercises, breathing exercises, coordination and balance exercises.

As you know, there are many benefits to exercise for persons living with Parkinson’s disease. However,…

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