U-TurnPD Community Spotlight – Keith S.

U-TurnPD Community Spotlight – Keith S.

Keith Strachan: U-Turn Parkinson’s Community Member and Community Advisory Committee Member When did you join our U-TurnPD community and how did you first hear about us? Since being formally diagnosed with Parkinson’s on November 25, 2020, I have looked...
Time to Mention Dementia

Time to Mention Dementia

Time to Mention Dementia January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Canada, and it is a great time to discuss bringing more awareness to Parkinson’s disease and Dementia.  Generally the first thing you think of  with Parkinson’s disease are the physical symptoms...
New Year, New Goals: Goal-Setting for People With Parkinson’s

New Year, New Goals: Goal-Setting for People With Parkinson’s

The start of a new year marks the perfect opportunity to re-evaluate your goals and set new ones for the coming year. As you’re already aware, physical activity is an important element in helping people with Parkinson’s live their best lives. If one of your goals is...
World Suicide Prevention Day September 10, 2022

World Suicide Prevention Day September 10, 2022

Creating Hope Through Action  Through this year’s theme, we aim to work together to create a movement of preventative action, to recognize the impact of suicide and ultimately, strive to prevent it. At times, the work of suicide prevention can feel overwhelming, but...
Fall Prevention for Parkinson’s

Fall Prevention for Parkinson’s

Fall Prevention Month encourages groups to come together to bring awareness to fall prevention and encourage everyone to see their role in preventing falls and fall-related injuries across the lifespan! Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations...