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CPA Annual Mass

It seems such a long time ago since we were able to have our annual Parkinson’s mass and many of us have fond memories of the Perpetual Motion choir having its first public performance in 2019 at that mass. Emeritus chair, Ted Horgan, has secured Bishop Fintan Gavin to officiate the 2022 Parkinson’s mass on…

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CPA Spring Party 2022

For the first time since January 2020 we can finally get together again to meet in person and celebrate our achievements over the past two years. We will be holding a Spring party on Sunday May 1st 2022 at the SilverSprings Hotel AND in the West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen, to facilitate our friends living further…

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FREE: Moving-Well with Parkinson’s Class

Every Friday from 11-12 we offer a FREE Moving-Well with Parkinsons Class, onLine with ZOOM. Moving Well with Parkinsons is a one-hour dance experience for people age 55+. It is an uplifting, extremely popular modern dance class which seamlessly transports you to a very joyful place, whilst improving breathing, balance, fluidity, flexibility and strength –…

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Congratulations Ciara and Una on completing the Cork Mini Marathon. CPA are very grateful to you both for raising funds and awareness of Parkinson’s. Donation page is still open so you can still recognise Ciara and Una’s achievement!

Like many people I didn’t know much about Parkinson’s disease until a very dear friend of our family was diagnosed with it. I was very surprised to learn just how many different aspects there are to the disease and how no two people will exhibit the same symptoms or follow the same path. In addition…

The WIDE-AWAKE Club – starts again in September!

As we know all too well, sleep and night-time problems are common in Parkinson’s leaving you feeling tired and drowsy. We can be more prone to insomnia because of symptoms, such as tremor, stiffness, pain and restless legs syndrome, that can disturb sleep. Parkinson’s medication can cause excessive daytime sleepiness or sudden onset of sleep. This can be severe for some…