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What Should Be Considered in a Parkinson’s Care Plan?

Parkinson’s disease affects millions of people. And because of its unique symptoms, there are a few things you or the professional caregiver should consider when developing a Parkinson’s care plan: Medical management Caregiver education Address mental health issues Nutritional management Environment Adaptations A senior with Parkinson’s will have a great chance at maintaining their independence […]

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Can People with Parkinson’s Drive?

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that primarily affects movement and is marked by shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking and coordination. As this condition gradually becomes a part of daily life, a common question that arises is whether it’s still safe for individuals with Parkinson’s to get behind the wheel. […]

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Can Parkinson’s Disease Cause Seizures?

Parkinson’s disease can be a complicated condition. It can affect a person’s motor skills and cognitive capabilities, potentially leading to the need for professional support and care like that offered in memory care. It’s recognizable by tremors, shaking, and balance issues, all of which can affect a person’s life. But can Parkinson’s disease also cause […]

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When Should You Stop Driving with Parkinson’s?

Driving is a fundamental aspect of independence for many individuals. It allows us to commute, run errands, and maintain our social connections. However, for people living with Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement and coordination, the ability to drive safely may become compromised over time. Deciding when to stop driving with Parkinson’s is […]

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How Can I Improve My Memory as a Senior?

It’s natural to experience changes in your memory with age. However, it can be frustrating to forget names, misplace items, or find it difficult to recall important details, especially when you don’t know if you need support and personalized care. Memory care communities can support and provide individualized care for loved ones with Alzheimer’s, dementia, […]

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Does Parkinson’s Affect Memory?

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that primarily causes physical symptoms, such as trouble walking or maintaining balance or trouble with chewing and swallowing. However, many people develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and eventually dementia; both lead to memory loss, among other cognitive problems. A person likely won’t need any special care immediately after they […]

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A Day in the Life of Someone with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s can change your habits, making it more challenging to manage the tasks that go into daily living. It may impact your ability to bathe, eat, or dress. Parkinson’s develops differently, and each person may experience symptoms differently, altering how they go through life.  Learn more about what a day with Parkinson’s might be like […]

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