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Fruit cake sale : prepare your holiday season!

24 October 2019

The fruit cake sale campaign is launched!

Once again, this year, Parkinson Québec is offering you the opportunity to buy good fruit cakes before the holidays. A threat to enjoy with your loved ones.

A treat that pays off!

All the profits from the sale will be used to provide services to people living with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers in the regions.

Cost of the cake: $20

Come and see us, we will be present in several boroughs until mid-november? For more information or to place an order, visit the pages of our regions by clicking here! 

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Dance classes with Tango Libre

7 October 2019

In collaboration with Parkinson Québec, the Tango Libre dance company is about to start a new session adapted for people affected by Parkinson’s disease.

Classes will be held every Sunday from noon to 1:00 pm, from October 27 at Tango Libre’s studio located at 1650 Marie-Anne Street in Montreal.

Enjoy a preferential rate for the 6 sessions!

For information and registration, please contact Tango Libre at 514-527-5197 or by email at info@tangolibre.qc.ca

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New reimbursable treatment for “off” periods

30 August 2019

Just before the summer, the Minister of Health and Social Services listed Movapo (apomorphine hydrochloride) on the RAMQ’s list of drugs. This means that a new reimbursable drug is now available in the therapeutic arsenal of neurologists.

This new adjunctive drug is intended to treat the off-cycle of patients who are already receiving optimized dopamine therapy.

In order to access this new treatment, you must consult a specialized neurologist. If the doctor considers this treatment is relevant to you, he or she will return you to his or her clinic for a one-day test period to determine the optimal dose to…

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In september, we walk for the cause!

We walk to support those affected by Parkinson’s and to raise awareness around the cause. Throughout the month of September various Parkinson’s Journeys will be held across Quebec. This is the largest fundraising event for Parkinson’s disease in Quebec. There is still time to register or donate to your region!

You want to participate? You can join Parkinson’s Journey in 3 different ways: as a individual participant, as a team captain or by joining an already existing team.

Each region offers a wonderful day filled with a variety of activities for the whole family! Come walk or run with us, dance…

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Défi Vélo 2019: 231 343$ for the 9th Edition!

The 9th edition of the Défi Vélo Parkinson Québec was held on Saturday August 24th. A total of 194 cyclists took part in the various tours (40, 60, 90 and 150 KM) in the Laval and Basses-Laurentides regions. Thanks to the joint effort, an amount of $231,343 was raised.

We would like to thank each participant, each volunteer and our valued sponsors, including the Jean Coutu Group and Pro Doc, official presenters of the event for this great success.

See you next year for the 10th anniversary!

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