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Greater Collective Leadership Challenge for Parkinson's

Are you Looking for a Leadership Challenge?

Thursday, 5 April 2018

The Greater Collective has partnered with Shake It Up to help us solve the challenge of increasing our profile in workplaces and leveraging corporate support.  The Greater Collective is a one month-leadership course with a twist. The twist being that…

Our Hero Robyn Paints for Parkinson’s

Friday, 30 March 2018

Our hero this week is Robyn who donates a percentage of each of her paintings in memory of her Mum who passed away with Parkinson’s.  Robyn never dreamed that when she started taking painting lessons all those years ago that…

Brain

Study’s Measure Parkinson’s Progression

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Two recent papers outline the progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD) movement or motor symptoms in distinct study populations. While these findings do not provide an absolute picture of how one person will progress with PD, the results may help researchers…

Insight into Parkinson’s – 25% Discount

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

REGISTER NOW TO GET YOUR SPECIAL CODE SAVE 25% As the charity partner for the 2018 Insight into Parkinson’s Summit we can offer you 25% off the normal price.  Your discount code will be emailed to you, please use this…

Painting with Parkinson's Video

Painting with Parkinson’s – Art Based Therapy

Monday, 19 March 2018

A great story aired on Channel 9 about how this Art therapy program is helping people with Parkinson’s. The segment also shares a moving story from Albert who attended the classes with his wife who suffered from Parkinson’s. Whilst his…

Freezing of Gait in Parkinson's disease

Brain Stimulation to Treat Freezing of Gait and Cognition

Monday, 19 March 2018

The sudden inability to move while walking, or feeling like your feet are stuck to the ground, is called “freezing of gait.” This symptom may arise as Parkinson’s disease (PD) progresses, and can lead to stumbling or falling. Unfortunately, current…

The Ultimate Charity Lottery raising funds for Parkinson's

Play for Purpose – Play for Parkinson’s

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Shake It Up has partnered with Play For Purpose, the ultimate win-win charity lottery, which has launched across Australia with $1 million worth of prizes. IT’S A WIN-WIN!   Looking to win great prizes and help find a cure for…