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Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) is pleased to announce our tentative education and support services plan for the upcoming year. More details will be provided on our website as they become available.

Webinars

January

January 30, 2018 – Ask an Expert Series: Eleni Kassaris, Lawyer and Partner at our Pro-Bono legal service Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, will speak to legal affairs concerning people with Parkinson's.

February

February 20, 2018 – Ask an Expert Series: Jason Barton, Neuro-Ophthalmologist at St. Paul's Hospital, will join PSBC to address issues with vision in Parkinson's disease.

Dates to be determined

  • YOPD 4-Week Webinar Series
  • Exercise & creative art workshops (online)
  • Webinars for adult children of people with Parkinson's & healthcare professionals

 

Conferences and Workshops

February

  • Nanaimo – Time Out for Carepartner Workshop

March

  • Saturday, March 24, 2018: Victoria – Regional Conference
  • Lower Mainland – Regional Conference (Early March)

April

  • April 4-6, 2018: Lower Mainland – Allied Team Training for Parkinson's (ATTP), in collaboration with National Parkinson Foundation
    PSBC will support this training opportunity for allied healthcare professionals currently working with or who would like to be working with patients/ clients with Parkinson's disease. Registration information coming soon!
  • Step by Step – 12-week walking program begins in communities across the province.

May

  • Saturday, May 5, 2018 – Annual General Meeting
  • Communication & Swallow Workshop – date/location to be determined

June

  • Saturday, June 16, 2018: Kelowna – Regional Conference

September

  • Communication & Swallow Workshop – date/location to be determined
  • Kelowna – Time out for Carepartners Workshop – to be held in the Fall; date/location to be determined

October

  • Kootenays – Time Out for Carepartners Workshop

November

  • Communication & Swallow Workshop – date/location to be determined

 

New Resource!

A Comprehensive Guide for Parkinson's Caregivers (available soon!) This book has been made possible thanks to support from our title sponsor, The Tenaquip Foundation, and a grant provided by UCB Canada.

Ongoing Services

  • Information and Referrals
  • Support Groups
  • Counselling
  • In-Service Presentations
  • PD Link