Yoga and Parkinson’s: Toward a Mind-Body Harmony

Yoga: A Wellness Solution and Its Relevance for Those with Parkinson’s Disease. Yoga, originating from ancient India, is a millennia-old discipline that has gradually become democratized worldwide. Combining physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation, yoga is seen not only as a form of exercise but also as a spiritual and holistic practice. So, why is […]

Parkinson’s Journey 2023, a success and it’s not over yet!

A Wave of Solidarity at Parkinson’s Journey 2023Let’s keep making a difference! On September 10th, Lafontaine Park lit up with smiles, hope, and solidarity during our annual event, Parkinson’s Journey 2023. We were deeply moved by the turnout and generosity of all the participants, who breathed life into this exceptional event for the benefit of […]

Our team is growing: welcome to Marie!

The Parkinson Montreal-Laval team is very pleased to welcome Marie Corbeil as a caregiver advisor. Dynamic and committed, Marie joins the team with a great experience in the field of health and research and a great motivation to best meet the needs of caregivers. In order to get to know her, Marie agreed to answer […]

Let’s move forward together: PML presents its XMAS calendar!

The countdown to the holidays has begun and for the occasion, the Parkinson’s Montreal-Laval team is pleased to offer you its XMAS calendar. Every day, visit our website or our social networks to discover a new box that will reveal stories, useful information and many other surprises! With this XMAS calendar, we would like to […]

Parkinson’s Journey: Claudie took up the challenge!

Congratulations to Claudie Séguin who has successfully met the challenge she set herself as part of the Parkinson’s Journey 2021! After several months of preparation (and despite a few unforeseen difficulties), Claudie completed a 25-kilometer run, followed by a 5-kilometer walk with her father who lives with Parkinson’s disease. Her motivation, commitment and determination enabled […]

Connect’Aide: virtual meetings but real connections

Launch of a new tablet lending service for caregivers Let’s stay connected with Connect’Aide, a new electronic tablet lending service for caregivers of people living with Parkinson’s disease. It is the result of a collaboration between Parkinson Montréal-Laval, La Coop Ressource Informatique and La Puce Informatique. 8 caregivers from the Montreal area will benefit from […]

Caregivers: don’t be isolated to better help

3 questions to Judith Gay, caregiver to her husband for 18 years Did you know that? In the greater Montreal area, more than 10,000 people are living with Parkinson’s disease, but 40,000 people are affected if we count the caregivers. The role of caregiver is often a natural one, but it is also associated with […]

Photo Challenge – Beautiful pictures of solidarity

For International Parkinson’s Day, we launched a photo challenge on social networks! How to participate? Post a photo of tulips on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #FlowerHope and tagging the Parkinson’s Montreal-Laval account. Photos can also be sent to [email protected]. When? From April 11 to 30, 2021 On April 30, a winner will be […]

Exclusive – Support Group for Caregivers (EN) open to all!

Save the date! Next Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. Marie-Pier Leclerc, a teacher and trainer who is passionate about well-being and mental and physical health, will be the special guest of the English support group. To allow as many people as possible to share this moment with this sparkling personality and to exchange […]

Training workshops for caregivers of people living with Parkinson’s disease

In May, Parkinson Montreal-Laval will offer caregivers a series of 4 training workshops, followed by a sharing session with a caregiver. These workshops will allow caregivers to learn more about Parkinson’s disease, to develop new approaches to their role and to maintain their personal balance. By participating in these workshops, they will leave with new […]