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Fall Online Auction raises $7,260

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) board member, Val Swannell, and PSBC staff coordinated our yearly Fall Online Auction which ran from November 1 - November 15, 2017. Our generous bidders helped raise $7,260, an amount that will greatly benef… Read more

Forever Inked Tattoos raises over $4,000 for Parkinson's

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
In October 2017, Forever Inked Tattoos in Surrey held a flash event and raffle in support of Parkinson Society British Columbia's programs, services, advocacy efforts and research contributions. Thanks to the generosity of the staff at Forever Inked … Read more

November is Fall Prevention Month

Friday, November 3, 2017
Did you know that 20 to 30 per cent of seniors experience one or more falls each year, and that the direct healthcare cost to treat injuries from falls is over $2 billion annually (Canadian Patient Safety Institute, 2015)? Since people with Parkinson… Read more

Kwantlen study recruits people with Parkinson's & low hand dexterity

Monday, October 30, 2017
An undergraduate student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is conducting research into furniture design for people with low hand dexterity, including but not limited to people with Parkinson's disease. The aim is to gather information about furnitur… Read more

PSBC Fall Online Auction runs November 1 to 15

Friday, October 27, 2017
Getting a head start on your holiday shopping? Look no further! Parkinson Society BC (PSBC) is hosting an online auction from November 1 (beginning at 9:00am) to November 15. Golf and spa packages, wine and family-friendly activity vouchers are all u… Read more

Visual and Ocular Motor Dysfunction in PD study seeks participants

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Investigators at the University of British Columbia have designed a study to test visual abilities and eye movements in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD). They are currently recruiting both people with PD and those without the condition - the… Read more

Shifting Gears for Parkinson's resumes

Friday, October 13, 2017
In March of 2017, Vancouverites Paul Gully and Lois Leslie departed for Europe on a cycling trip called Shifting Gears for Parkinson's. Their intent was to fundraise and raise awareness for Parkinson's disease in honour of their friend, Margaret deGr… Read more

Forever Inked Tattoos hosts PSBC fundraiser

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Forever Inked Tattoos in Surrey will be hosting a Spook-tattular flash event and raffle for Parkinson Society BC (PSBC). On Saturday, October 28th, three tattoo artists will offering Back to the Future and other seasonal flash designs to clients at $… Read more

Net proceeds from THOUGHTS R LIFE apparel benefit Parkinson Society BC

Monday, October 2, 2017
THOUGHTS R LIFE is a clothing line consisting of shirts, sweaters and hoodies designed by Hilary Vanderliek. Hilary began experiencing symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD) at the age of 12 and was officially diagnosed in her early twenties. Soon afte… Read more

Renew your membership for 2018

Friday, September 1, 2017
Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) is a member based organization. We are proud to be part of a strong community united in dedication to improve the lives of those affected by Parkinson's disease. Not only are membership fees and donations a c… Read more