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Parkinson Society
Nova Scotia

You Are Not Alone. We’re here to help!

Parkinson Society Nova Scotia gives a voice to Nova Scotians living with Parkinson’s, their caregivers, and their families.

Our purpose is to help ease the burden through education, advocacy, and liaising with those engaged in research and support. You don’t have to go it alone. Reach out today to see how we can help.

Click Here to read to our newsletter to learn more about Parkinson’s and to keep up to date with our work in support of Nova Scotians living with it.

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New: Fall Newsletter

We’re excited to share our latest publication: Education, Advocacy, Research & Support – Fall 2022 edition!

Full of helpful information for both caregivers and those with Parkinson’s including support groups and new research – plus more news in the Parkinson’s awareness space.

Click the Read Now button to access and download your own copy!

And, while you’re there, you can also download our previous newsletters for more info and support.

Caregiver Peer Support Group

At our caregiver support groups, the focus is on you.

Whether you feel like talking, or you’re more comfortable just listening, we offer a confidential, non-judgmental, friendly atmosphere to meet other caregivers of people with Parkinson’s.

Facilitated sessions are free and open to all, regardless of age or the health condition of your care recipient.

With support groups like ours, there’s no need to ever feel alone.

Please click the Email Us button for more info and to join!

News

20 Copies of A Parkinson’s Life on Offer

We’re excited to be able to connect Nova Scotians Living with Parkinson’s with Jolyon Hallows excellent resource, “A Parkinson’s Life and a Caregiver’s Journey”.

Click the Email to Connect button to find our how to get a copy and/or if you have any questions about living with Parkinson’s. We’re here to help!

Advocacy Work

We are committed to ensuring all persons living with Parkinson’s in our Nova Scotia communities are given a voice.

We are driven to ensure all people living with Parkinson’s have appropriate levels of care at all stages of the disease. So, we raise awareness about new treatments and advocate for easy access to these treatments on behalf of all Nova Scotians affected by Parkinson’s.

Donations & Sponsorships

Want to make a real difference in the lives many in Nova Scotia?

The more funds we raise, the more Nova Scotians we can help!100% of the donations made to our Society remain in Nova Scotia to provide programs and services for people living with Parkinson’s. Our mandate can only be met through the generous support of donors & sponsors.

So we thank you for giving, if you can.

Click here to view our In Memoriam page acknowledging, with gratitude, those who’ve generously donated in memory of a loved one who lived with Parkinson’s.

Click the Donate button for more info and to contribute!

Membership

Membership fees and donations are a critical source of funding for Parkinson Society Nova Scotia. A strong membership gives us a louder voice on matters of importance to the Parkinson’s community.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Being connected with the latest information on research, medication, caregiving, and nutrition.
  •  safe environment to discuss issues related to Parkinson’s in an atmosphere of mutual encouragement and trust.
  • Access to knowledgeable, supportive and compassionate individuals whose sole purpose is to answer your questions and share the extensive resources at their disposal.

Click the More Info button to connect!

Resources

Find out more about Parkinson’s and links to other helpful organizations and resources on our website!
And if you have any questions and/or need support, please reach out and contact us. We’re here to help.
Looking for a great book on everything you need to know about Parkinson’s? Click here to check out the one of four copies of “Every Victory Counts” by Davis Phinney that we donated to the Halifax Public Libraries!

Volunteers Welcome

Parkinson Society Nova Scotia is made possible by dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers to help us with a variety of different initiatives and tasks.

If you aren’t currently volunteering with Parkinson’s Society Nova Scotia we have many ways for you to become involved. Your passion, your expertise, your time, will all be put to good use as we move forward to support people diagnosed with Parkinson and their families.