A call to action from Disability Federation Ireland - We are asking you to take…
Parkinson’s Awareness Week April 11th (World Parkinson’s Day) to April 16th.
The theme of the week is #PepInYourStep4Parkinsons we are asking all our followers to take a photo of what puts a “pep in your step” and post it to our social media platforms using the hashtag #PepInYourStep4Parkinsons throughout the week.
Maybe it’s a walk, having a coffee with a friend or playing with the grandchildren that puts a pep in your step, what ever it might be we will love you to share the photos during Awareness Week.
Here are the links to PAI’s social media pages that you can post your photos too –
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/parkinsons.ireland/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/?lang=en
Linkedin – Parkinson’s Association | LinkedIn
Instagram – Parkinson’s Ireland (@parkinsonsire) • Instagram photos and videos
If you are not familiar with social media you can email the photos into firstname.lastname@example.org and Sabrina can post them for you.
We have sessions planned for all to join in online throughout the week. Below is a list of sessions with all the links and information you will need to zoom in. We look forward to seeing you there!
As part of Awareness Week on Saturday April 14th at 2pm Parkinson’s Associations National Conference will take place online. See the attached poster with the list of speakers that you might be interested in.
You can login to view the conference by using this link – https://parkinsons.eventxlive.com/
Below is all the times, dates and classes that are on throughout the week. You will also see the links needed to join in with us online.
Date – Tuesday 11th April –
Time – 12 Noon – Women and Parkinson’s “Why personalization by sex and gender is important for Parkinson’s” by Richelle Flanagan
Zoom Login Link – https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85627051587?pwd=cTBTZnEyQTFjbWVvVmVXWjRvT24xQT09
Meeting ID 856 2705 1587
Time – 7pm – Mindfulness with Dee Daly Psychotherapist
Zoom Login Link – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88135222619?pwd=OVJmelpNOCtNV2tFQzRURHRwRDk0Zz09#success
Date Wednesday 12th April –
Time – 12 Noon – Sing Along and Exercise Your Voice with Dara McMahon
Meeting ID – 83456334459
Passcode – 343746
Zoom Login Link – https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83456334459?pwd=THo0eG1iTy9HU1F2T3YxcmFISFFWQT09
Time – 7pm – Yoga, gentle yoga for all with Theresa Kearney
Join Zoom Meeting –
Meeting ID: 518 939 8051
Date Thursday 13th April –
Time 11am – Nurse Zoom with Lisa Wynne PNS & Speech and Language Therapist Aoife Carolan.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 867 4220 9870
Time – 4pm – Seated Exercise with Grainne McKeown Neuro Physio
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 889 7990 9154
Date Friday 14th April –
Time – 11am Sile Bleu specific Parkinson’s exercises.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 873 9801 0421
Time – 1pm – Family Carers Ireland, information for Carers Q & A
Meeting ID – 812 9519 6878
Passcode – 471231
Date Saturday 15th –
Time – 2pm – National Conference with a host of speakers covering aspects on living with Parkinson’s. You can view more information and join in the Conference here – https://parkinsons.eventxlive.com/
If you require any assistance or have any questions about any of the above please do not hesitate to contact us on 01 8722234 or email email@example.com..
We really look forward to seeing you on the sessions planned and also to see your photos of what puts a “Pep In Your Step” throughout the week.