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Parkinson’s Care

Home Care for Those Living With Parkinson’s

Managing the progression of Parkinson’s disease can bring a mix of disbelief, confusion and fear. No one really knows what causes the neurodegenerative brain disorder and its effect on muscle movement and control. While there is not yet a cure, groups like the Parkinson’s Foundation are helping to advance breakthroughs in medications and treatments. Until there is a cure, we are here to help you every step of the way.

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Right at Home’s Trained Care Experts Can Help

If you are one of the 1 million Americans with this chronic condition, you know that symptoms generally develop slowly over the years. Our goal is to be there for you as the disease progresses, providing as much or as little care as needed. Right at Home’s specialized home care teams know just how to work with the muscle stiffness and tremors to help prevent frustration and falls. We also help individuals with Parkinson’s disease stand strong with these beneficial caregiving services:

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Daily Mobility

Some people with Parkinson’s disease need extra help with activities of daily living like bathing, dressing, eating and using the bathroom. Right at Home’s skilled caregivers are sensitive to the slowed pace the neuromuscular disorder presents, and respect privacy and the need for a normal routine.
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Exercise

For people with Parkinson’s disease, exercise is vital to maintaining balance, mobility and strength. Right at Home’s in-home caregivers can assist with stretching, walking and other light exercise programs.
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Family Caregiver Relief

Caring for someone with Parkinson’s disease can be physically demanding and emotionally exhausting. We provide respite care for family caregivers and peace of mind for everyone involved in the care network.

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Nutrition and Meal Planning

A healthy diet is essential for those with Parkinson’s disease to help strengthen muscles and bones.

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Personal Supervision and Home Safety

Parkinson’s disease often causes an unsteady gait, resulting in trips and falls. Our downloadable Home Safety Checklist can get you started now on safeguarding the home.

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Transportation

Driving can be difficult or restricted for people with Parkinson’s disease. Right at Home provides rides to appointments, therapy and other destinations. Our transportation assistance also relieves family members from taking time off work.

Parkinson’s Care Tips and Considerations

Managing a chronic, progressive disease like Parkinson’s takes ongoing research and tenacity. We’ve gathered some resources and articles to help you learn more.
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Senior and Caregiver fishing

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