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Parkinson's Training Program

Right at Home is the only home care company in Cleveland and Chagrin Falls, Ohio that is a national sponsor of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF), but that's just the start of our commitment to serving NPF and the individuals and families living with the disease in Cleveland and Chagrin Falls, Ohio. We also partner locally with NPF of Central and Southeast Ohio to promote the mission of the National Parkinson Foundation. This includes co-sponsoring community support sessions, such as a series this spring and summer at the Evans Center in Grove City on the impact of staying active and following a healthy lifestyle on managing the effects of Parkinson's and teaming with NPF leadership to promote events such as the NPF Spring Symposium and Moving Day.

Most importantly, at Right at Home of Cleveland and Chagrin Falls Area - our caregivers and staff receive extensive training around Parkinson's disease, allowing us to provide a comprehensive approach to understanding the goals and specific needs of persons with Parkinson's Disease and their Care Partners and ensuring that our clients receive the best possible care at an affordable price.

Our care providers are trained to assist with:

  • Preserving independence and dignity
  • Timely medication reminders
  • Preparation of appropriate meals to coincide with medication schedules, and assistance with mealtimes
  • Assistance with grooming and personal hygiene
  • Assistance with daily tasks due to the effects of tremors and bradykinesia
  • Encouraging seated chair exercises, stretching, walking and good posture
  • Assist with recommended muscle strengthening activities
  • Providing transportation to aerobic activities and support groups in the community
  • Encourage speaking loudly and participating in speech exercises
  • Provide opportunities for socialization

If you or someone you love is living with Parkinson's Disease we're here to help. From providing the very best in home care and assistance to helping you to identify resources to support your efforts, we're always happy to help in any way we can, just call us at (216) 752-2222 or contact us for here with your questions, we're available to speak with you 24 hours a day. If you're looking for free on-line resources, we'd suggest the  links below as a starting point.

  • Right at Home's Adult Caregiver Guide - valuable guide for anyone who is providing care to a loved one, includes helpful tips on balancing caring for your loved one with ensuring that you're taking care of yourself and meeting other obligations
  • Right at Home's RightConversations Guide - developed by a national expert for Right at Home as a guide to help families through difficult conversations, including tips on working together to make decisions on care and talking to a loved one who is hesitant to accept outside help
  • National Parkinson Foundation Publications Library - host of free, downloadable resources on topics ranging from what you need to know about Parkinson's to practical guides on speech and swallowing, medications, fitness and nutrition
  • NPF - Central and Southeast Ohio home page - includes listing of support groups, classes, upcoming events and many other local resources

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