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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…

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CPA mark Parkinson’s Awareness Week -Question Time this evening @ 7.00

As part of world Parkinson’s Awareness week, CPA is organising a virtual spring conference on April 14th in partnership with Parkinson’s Disease Research Cluster (PDRC) based in UCC starting at 10.00 am.   This is a unique opportunity for anyone living with Parkinson’s as well as carers, medical/trainee professionals, healthcare workers, community nurses and support…

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Cork Parkinson’s Association Supporting Mental Health

This year, for the first time ever, Mental Health is the major theme for World Parkinson’s Awareness week. On Friday 16th April @11:00, Pat Harkin, who is the Head of West Cork Mental Health Services, will be talking about Mental Health issues specifically relating to people living with Parkinson’s. This call is open to everyone…

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Parkinson’s COVID-19 vaccine campaign: raise PD to Cohort 4 – support our e-petition

We have sent this letter to the Minister for Health and our local TDs. Please help us to get PD patients moved higher up the list for vaccination by signing and circulating our e-petition to your family, friends and anyone who can support us. The more signatures we get the stronger our voice will be….