Successful 2017 edition of the ‘’Living Hope’’ Provincial Congress

9 May 2017


The 2017 edition of the Living Hope provincial congress, which was held in Sherbrooke on May 3-5, was a success. Nearly 250 people attended the conferences, workshops and round tables offered during the 3 days of the event. Several members of the scientific community were able to inform people living with the disease and their caregivers about the latest advances in Parkinson’s.

The congress ended with the touching testimony of Anne Mc Isaac, a renowned photographer, who learns how to live day by day with Parkinson’s disease. Participants also attended a panel of people living with the disease and health…

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May: Lets garden!


May is the perfect month to begin our annual gardening. Whether planting seeds, flowers or getting our little garden of vegetables and herbs in the summer, gardening is an excellent form of physical activity.
Indeed, it is often forgotten, but gardening is excellent for our health and represents a perfect form of physical activity! Why? Gardening asks to use all your muscles in addition to helping the flexibility of your joints.

So do not hesitate, enjoy the beautiful weather that begins to point out the nose and take out your spades, rakes and gloves to have the most beautiful garden!

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Georges Laracque, spokesperson for the 7th edition of the Défi vélo Parkinson


On April 11th, on the World Parkinson Day and the launch of the Défi Vélo 2017, we proudly welcomed Georges Laracque, who will participate in this 7th edition of the event as a spokesperson. Mr. Laracque will be pedaling with all the other cyclists participating on August 26th.
For more information and to register, if you have not already done so, we invite you to visit the event page or contact us at or 1 800 720.1307.

See you on August 26!

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Parkinson Québec opens a new regional office in the Laurentians!


Parkinson Québec is pleased to announce the opening of the new Laurentians Regional Office! The latter will offer services in the Rivières-du-Nord and Pays-d’en-Haut RCMs, notably in Saint-Jérôme, Saint-Sauveur and surrounding areas. We invite you to contact us to let us know your needs!

If you have any questions regarding the opening, services and activities, please contact the Regional Coordinator, Alice Boulianne, at

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