New Diagnosis: Your Healthcare Team

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.

How Can a Social Worker, SLP, and OT Help? | Elaine Book, social worker, Katy Chen, speech-language pathologist (SLP), and Rosa Jafari, occupational therapist (OT)

In this collaborative presentation, our speakers will address a diverse array of challenges faced by individuals living with Parkinson’s, including stress, mobility, speech, and the execution of daily activities. Delving into the intricacies of care and support, the session will underscore the pivotal roles played by a social worker, occupational therapist (OT), and speech-language pathologist (SLP) within the healthcare team. Join us to gain insights into navigating and overcoming challenges associated with Parkinson's, and discover the multifaceted support system integral to enhancing the quality of life for those living with the condition.

Date: Thursday, February 29
Time: 10:00am - 11:00pm 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.