Tag Archives: Parkinson’s disease

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Choosing Activities For Those Suffering From Alzheimer’s

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Just because a loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease does not mean that they have to give up the activities they once enjoyed.  It is common for a person with Alzheimer’s to try and separate themselves from activities they once engaged in.  As a caregiver, it’s important that your loved one stay engaged in [...]

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Coping with Hallucinations Due to Parkinson’s

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Parkinson’s Disease affects the brain in more ways than loosing muscle control. Sometimes a loved one with Parkinson’s can experience detailed hallucinations due to the changes in their brain. These hallucinations can affect any and all of the senses. They could see people, animals or creatures around them; they could taste something in their mouth [...]

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Easier Morning’s with Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkinson’s Disease challenges people as caregivers or as the diagnosed. Simple daily tasks, like getting dressed can become the most challenging part of the day. With simple, inexpensive tools, Parkinson’s does not have to be a mean a loss of independence. If you or someone you care for is challenged by getting dressed, these tools [...]

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Managing Pain from Parkinson’s Disease with Massage

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Muscle, nerve and even bone pain is often a symptom of Parkinson’s Disease. This pain can keep your loved one up at night or keep him/her from resting when needed. Soothing your loved one’s pain, or your own, can often be challenging. You may not want to take pain medication, and even if you do – will [...]

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Prepare for Care: Parkinson’s Tip Sheet

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There is a lot of information to absorb when you are caring for someone with Parkinson’s disease. Knowing the stages, symptoms and what products you’ll need are all very important. Having tips from people who have been through it before adds a different dimension to  your caregiving experience because you can relate to real life [...]

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Prepare for Care: Parkinson’s Stage Five

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Stage 5: Progressed to the Final Stage During the final stage of Parkinson’s, your loved one will require full time, one-on-one care. Independent mobility is no longer possible. Typically during this stage, you will need a wheelchair and other transfer devices to help keep your loved one included in family events and to help in [...]

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Prepare for Care: Parkinson’s Disease, Stages One & Two

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Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s disease is as unpredictable as it is predictable. You and your loved one may find information showing you the five set stages of the condition and what they entail, but it’s important to know that not every patient fits into the standard mold. Each individual experiences Parkinson’s uniquely. There is no way [...]

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Prepare for Care: Parkinson’s Disease and its Symptoms

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Parkinson’s Disease There’s something to be said about having everything you need all in one place, especially when you are a caregiver looking for help. We want to provide you with the tools to feel confident when caring for your loved one. As a Parkinson’s care provider, we know you face a long road ahead. [...]