July & August Webinar Wednesdays

July 1, 2020

 

Join us every Wednesday for a webinar version of our Speaker Series on ZOOM! 
Visit the program calendar for full description and details. CLICK HERE

 

WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MONTH? (click the title to register)

*July 8 - Scams & Fraud w/ Bonnie McIntyre

Join Cindy Bond for a 1 hour interactive session where we look at isolation imposed by the Coronvarius and the topics of self-care, managing worry, emotional contagion and activities you can do at home. *this webinar will not be recorded or available afterwards

 

July 15 - Larry Gifford "When Life Gives You Parkinson's" w/ Guest

Larry Gifford has spent nearly 30 years on radio and is currently the National Director of AM Radio for Corus Entertainment in Canada. He was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson's in August 2017. He believes in the power of storytelling hosting, "When Life Gives you Parkinson's" Podcast that documents his experience living and working with PD, which was a finalist for the Canadian Podcast Awards.

 

July 22 - Depression and Hallucinations w/ Rita Le Moing 

Join Rita who is a Seniors Mental Health RN to discuss depression in relation to living with PD and some strategies to cope with hallucinations. Practical ideas for managing depression and apathy.

 

July 29 - Fall Prevention w/ Jacquie Townsend 

Don't let a fall bring you down. in this webinar, physiotherapist Jacquie Townsend will discuss the importance of fall prevention, strategies to manage risks associated with falls, what to do in case of a fall and how to safely help someone after a fall. 


*August 5 - Fall Home Accessibility Tax Credit (HATC) w/ Bonnie McIntyre

Renovations that make homes safer or more accessible for seniors or those with disabilities may qualify for a tax credit. learn more with Bonnie McIntrye with the Canada Revenue Agency. *this webinar will not be recorded or available afterwards

August 12 - Speech w/ Jenny Pachet

Join Speech-Language Pathologist Jenny Pachet for a 1 hour webinar to learn about speech and Parkinson Disease. The webinar will discuss how speech is impacted by Parkinson's, how speech changes as a result of Parkinson's, when to consult a speech-language pathologist for treatment and research being done around speech and PD. This webinar is intended for people with Parkinson Disease, their care partners or family.


August 19 - Speech w/ Jenny Pachet 

Join Speech-Language Pathologist Jenny Pachet for a 1 hour webinar to learn about speech and Parkinson Disease. The webinar will discuss how speech is impacted by Parkinson's, how speech changes as a result of Parkinson's, when to consult a speech-language pathologist for treatment and research being done around speech and PD. This webinar is intended for people with Parkinson Disease, their care partners or family.


August 26 - PD & Nutrition w/ Natsumi 

Many people with Parkinson's and their care partners ask the questions: "What role does food play in Parkinson disease management?", "Is there a diet that is recommended for people with PD?", and "Does protein really affect my medication absorption?" Discuss all this and more when you join registered dietitian from the Red Deer Parkinson Clinic, Natsumi, for this presentation and Q&A on nutrition and the role it plays in managing Parkinson disease. 


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