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. 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…
Nov. 09, 2017
Try ParkinSong to help find your voice
Living with, or caring for someone with Parkinson’s can result in speech difficulties and in turn, less conversation, social contact and activity. Read more…
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Parkinson’s Victoria Christmas Closure
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