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WORLD PARKINSON CONGRESS POSTPONED

Due to COVID-19 and the global impact of the pandemic, the 6th World Parkinson Congress (WPC) has been postponed from 2022 to 2023. It will remain in Barcelona, Spain, with the new dates of July 4 to 7, 2023. That give Perpetual Motion more time to practice and fine tune our repertoire

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Glove Technology update

Our good friend and supporter, Lorna Kenny researcher at UCC is conducting further research and will be testing the glove device for the next few weeks on Friday afternoons at St Finbarr’s hospital. Many of us have been involved in testing this before and if you are interested and would like to take part in…

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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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Arlene Williams Fund-raising in Malaysia for Bandon!

My family and I are delighted to contribute a donation to the Parkinson Association of Bandon in memory of Elizabeth (Betty) Williams. Click here to see our intrepid biker For everyone in the world it had been a long and challenging time. Covid has tested us in areas that we did not realise we had…

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