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Caregiving Series
Part I: Understanding Identity Changes

Parkinson Society British Columbia recognizes the efforts made by carepartners and caregivers every day. We invite you to join our interactive two-part caregiving series. Part one features presentations from speakers, Dr. Kaitlyn P. Roland and Jolyon Hallows, followed by a Q&A session and breakout discussions. For part two, please click here.

Role Changes in Caregiving | Dr. Kaitlyn P. Roland

Dr. Roland is a research scientist at the Office of the Seniors Advocate and the Insitute on Aging and Lifelong Health. In this session, she will discuss the multiple roles of carepartners, and how they evolve along the trajectory of Parkinson's disease, as well as the impact these roles have on the health and well-being of carepartners. This talk will also cover care tasks, decision making, identity, and meaningful experiences.

Advice for the New Caregiver | Jolyon Hallows

Jolyon is a caregiver advocate and author. He will share his experiences as a caregiver, and offer practical advice, tools, and techniques to help you adapt to, and succeed in, your caregiving role.

Q&A Session & Breakout Discussion | Dr. Kaitlyn P. Roland & Jolyon Hallows

Date: Wednesday, May 19
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm PT
Capacity: 40
Cost: Free


Registration closes on Wednesday, May 12. Login instructions are emailed approximately 24 hours before the event.


A note on the collection of information: In the "Participant Information" section of this event registration form, you will be asked for your "Registration Type". The information collected here will provide a better understanding of the Parkinson's communities in which we serve, as well as improve our advocacy efforts on behalf of those living with Parkinson's disease. If you have any concerns with regard to the collection of this information, please contact us.

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