New Diagnosis: Treatment

Join us for our New Diagnosis Workshop series tailored for those diagnosed with Parkinson's disease (PD) in the past 3 years. Dive into insightful weekly presentations featuring experts in the field, covering crucial PD topics.

Each session in the series will be followed by an interactive 10-minute Q&A session. We encourage attendees to come prepared with questions, either posed during the online sessions or emailed in advance to our workshop moderator, Kelly Felgenhauer. She will make sure your queries find their way to the experts ensuring you leave the workshop with valuable insights and a sense of empowerment as you navigate your Parkinson's journey.

Don't miss this invaluable opportunity to connect, learn, and take charge of your PD diagnosis! 

We welcome all carepartners/family caregivers as well as their loved one living with Parkinson's disease (PD) to attend this series as they may benefit from learning more about the caregiving role.

Parkinson's Management and Treatment: Medications, Alternative and Advanced Therapies, and Non-Motor Symptoms Treatment | Dr. Melissa Mackenzie, movement disorder specialist 

Join Dr. Mackenzie as she addresses a spectrum of common questions, ranging from the optimal timing to commence treatment or medications, the potential benefits of delaying medication initiation, considerations for those eligible for advanced treatments, to an examination of whether cannabis serves as a beneficial alternative form of therapy. Don't miss this opportunity to gain clarity on the various treatment avenues available for Parkinson's and get answers to your pressing questions.

Date: Wednesday, February 14
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm PT
Cost: Free


Hearthands Parkinson Society BC appreciates all gifts, as they allow us to continue to offer programs people with Parkinson's disease and their carepartners rely on. If you wish, you can make a donation by entering an amount in the Additional Donation field.
IMPORTANT: After registering through this form, please make sure to click the Zoom link that appears on the confirmation screen and input your name and email address. This will ensure you are fully registered for the event and get the access link.

Please note: These sessions are designed to provide general education and are not intended for individual advice and/or clinical care. Please note that any Q&A sessions that take place will not be recorded.