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Let’s move! Benefit from our Respite and Exercise Service

We know that as a caregiver it is not always easy to free up time to participate in some of our activities. Difficult, indeed, to leave his or her loved one alone during this time. This is the reason why, we offer you the Respite and Exercise service with our partner NeuroMotrix. How does it work? When a caregiver participates in one of the activities offered by Parkinson Montreal-Laval (self-help group, conference, telephone follow-up, etc.), the loved one can benefit from a free home exercise session with one of NeuroMotrix’s kinesiologists.

Thought for the well-being of both the caregiver and his or her loved one, this service allows:

  • Caregivers to participate peacefully in our activities and benefit from the support and guidance they need;
  • Loved ones to practice physical exercise, an essential element in maintaining their autonomy and improving their quality of life. In fact, physical activity has many advantages for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease: improvement of muscle flexibility, coordination, balance, decreased fatigability, reduced stress and much more.

Do not hesitate! If you would like to benefit from this service or if you have any questions, you can contact Janie Guénette by email or by phone 514-868-0597, ext. 1.

About NeuroMotrix

NeuroMotrix is made up of a team of kinesiologists and scientific experts specialized in neurological disorders and the science of aging. Our expertise is adapted physical activity and our mission is to enhance the quality of life of people living with neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.

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Stay connected: a new electronic tablet lending service

Are you caring for a loved one living with Parkinson’s disease and a member of Parkinson’s Montreal-Laval?

Would you like to benefit from our services and participate in our activities remotely?

Unfortunately, you do not have the necessary computer equipment for this…

Good news, Parkinson Montreal-Laval (PML) wants to facilitate access to its remote activities (by videoconference) by implementing a new electronic tablet lending service.

Intended for the use of Montreal caregivers who are members of PML, this service is:

  • Free;
  • Available on a medium to long term basis – several weeks/months;
  • Ready to use – new tablets already configured with the necessary basic applications;
  • Provided with customized training and technical support – by phone if required.

In return, the recipient commits to:

  • Have access to an internet connection;
  • Participate in any of the activities offered in videoconferencing (Zoom) by PML.

If you would like to benefit from this service or if you have any questions, please contact Sophie Lecours by phone at 514 868-0597 #2 or by email at or Janie Guénette by phone at 514 868-0597 #1 or by email at montré

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