New nordic walk training program with the Basses-Laurentides regional office!

29 January 2016

Parkinson Québec will take part in the Scotia Bank Charity Challenge (21km and 5 km) for the fourth year in a row! This year, as a pilot project, we offer our members of Parkinson Québec Basses‑Laurentides regional office the opportunity to participate in 8 training sessions in order to be able to walk 5 km for the Scotia Bank Charity Challenge in Montreal on April 24.

This project is a bearer of the empower on the disease. The benefits of Nordic walk on persons living with Parkinson’s disease are scientifically proven. Participants have an opportunity to actively contribute…

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A new grant from the program Québec ami des aînés!

Parkinson Québec is proud to announce a grant from the program Québec ami des aînés! Following the success of the training project Mieux Vivre avec le Parkinson, we will work in the next months to build a program of webinars aimed for the 100 000 persons touched by Parkinson’s disease.

The word « webinar » is a contraction of the words web and seminar. It means an online conference where internet users may participate on their computer without having to leave their home.

Development of webminars will give us the possibility to obtain online true and current information…

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Let’s dance Tango!

You have the desire to live a new experience … come learn to dance the tango with us!

Together with Parkinson Quebec, AbbVie is looking for 5 to 7 people living with Parkinson’s disease (single or couple) who like moving while having fun!

We invite you to participate in 10 Tango lessons (alone or in pairs) with others living with Parkinson’s disease. The classes will be held at Tango Libre, 1650 Marianne east, near Papineau.

Every week, on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 6:30pm or from 8:00pm to 9:00 pm, from February 9 to April 5,…

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Show your appreciation to a caregiver for Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Parkinson Québec would like to invite you to take some time to acknowledge and thank a caregiver around you. Let’s pay them a tribute on this day of love!

Hosted by the provincial organization L’Appui, the web site provides you with cards, kind words to share and also ideas of small gestures that will mean a lot to a caregiver (in French only).

Show them our tremendous respect and love.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Requesting volunteers for the Board of Directors

28 January 2016

Parkinson Quebec is actually recruiting volunteers to fill openings on our Board of Directors. The Board of directors consists of 14 persons (some members will be appointed for a term of three years in the spring 2016).

Being a member of a Board of Directors is an excellent occasion to share your experience and to increase your skills.

Consult the call for applications document for more information.

New members will be elected at Parkinson Québec’s Annual Assembly. See the event page for details.

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