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The following is a list of our planned education events at present. Those events indicating they are to be determined (TBD) will still require further arrangements with local groups, speakers and venues. 

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Online Carepartner Support Group: Begins September 20

NEW PILOT PROJECT! Online Carepartner Support Group

This new monthly online support group aims to bring together individuals who care for someone with Parkinson's disease. Whether you are a spouse, partner, adult child, family member or friend, Parkinson Society British Columbia invites you to join our growing online community of support. This is a confidential and supportive space for those who would benefit from sharing their story and important "tricks of the trade".

Date: 3rd Wednesday of the month, beginning September 20
Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
Location: Via webinar. A valid internet connection will be required to participate. Login instructions will be emailed 24 hours prior to the meeting.
Capacity 95 attendees
Registration: Myriame at mlepinelyons@parkinson.bc.ca or 1-800-668-3330.




Registration for this group is ongoing.


Newly Diagnosed Webinar Series

Everyone responds in a different way when told they have Parkinson's disease. For some, the diagnosis may be a relief. Others, however, may find themselves in denial and need some time to accept the diagnosis. As you adjust, understand that experiencing a wide variety of emotional reactions is common. You will likely have questions about how to cope and what the future may hold. This webinar series will attempt to answer some of these questions.

If you have been newly diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, we invite you to join Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) and special guests for a 4 week webinar series every Friday in November.

Friday, November 3, 2017
What is Parkinson's Disease | Dr. Daryl Wile, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Friday, November 10, 2017
Adjusting to a New Diagnosis | Courtney Hanna, RCC

Friday, November 17, 2017
Panel Discussion with members of our community

Friday, November 24, 2017
Importance of Exercise | Naomi Casiro, BSc. (Kin), MPT, Certified PWR! Therapist

Date: Every Friday in November
November 3, 10, 17 & 24
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
Location: Via webinar. Instructions on how to access the presentation will be sent out 24 hours before the webinar's start time.
Capacity 175 attendees
Fees: Free


Registration is closed for this webinar series.

For more information contact Myriame Lépine Lyons at:
604-662-3240 | 1-800-668-3330 | mlepinelyons@parkinson.bc.ca