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August 23, 2016

Home Safety Tips to Help in Caring for Someone with Parkinson’s Disease

Caring for someone with Parkinsons DiseaseIt often begins so subtly, it’s almost imperceptible – a mild, passing tremor; trouble sleeping; slight changes in handwriting. These little symptoms could be the result of a variety of conditions, but if they gradually begin to become more noticeable, and are combined with other hallmark symptoms, the doctor may determine a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. (more…)

August 9, 2016

How to Have the “Personal Home Care Talk” with a Senior Loved One

personal home careThe relationship between parents and their children is cemented in a lifetime of clearly designated roles. Parents have, after all, been responsible for the health and wellbeing of their children from the time they were born – teaching, instilling values, offering unconditional love, advice and support. What happens when those roles begin to shift, and adult children find themselves in a position of caring for their aging parents? (more…)