Parkinson’s Victoria raises awareness and funds for services and research to improve the quality of life for 27,000 people living with Parkinson’s in Victoria. Every day through our multi-disciplinary health team we provide information, education, advice and peer support services to improve the quality of life of the Parkinson’s community.
Dec. 14, 2017
This concession will help you keep your cool this Summer
The State Government's Medical Cooling Concession provides a 17.5 per cent discount on summer electricity costs for cardholders where a member of the family has Parkinson’s or another medical condition that affects the body’s ability to regulate temperature. The Medical Cooling Concession is available from 1 November to 30 April… Read more…
Dec. 13, 2017
Staying connected over the festive season
Christmas and the New Year can be a busy time! January can also be a time when things slow down, usual social activities pause, support groups take a break and family-based activities dominate. Read more…
Dec. 04, 2017
Mildura Parkinson’s advocate takes this year’s Sir Zelman Cowen award
Mildura resident Cheryl Barnes has been awarded the Sir Zelman Cowen Award at Parkinson’s Victoria’s Annual General Meeting last Monday. The organisation’s highest honour, the Sir Zelman Cowen Award is presented to an individual in recognition of their invaluable voluntary contribution to the Parkinson’s community. Read more…
Nov. 20, 2017
Our important Christmas Appeal is on again!
You may have seen Patrick Cahill’s television interview on Weekend Sunrise in July, or otherwise may have met him at a support group or health seminar. He recounts, “I had a really difficult time just as I was undergoing my Deep Brain Stimulation surgery and subsequent recovery midway through this… Read more…
Being diagnosed with Parkinson's is a personal experience but no one has to face Parkinson's alone. Support and information can make a significant and positive difference to the lives of those living with Parkinson's, their families and carers.
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“Parkinson’s has taught me to not put things off, value the important things in my life and enjoy each day as it comes.”
Paula, on the journey since 2008
Parkinson’s Victoria Christmas Closure
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