Parkinson's Disease Care

Our caregivers are experienced in providing Parkinson's Disease Care for the elderly. PD is progressive and affects the nervous system.

What is Parkinson's Disease?

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic, progressive, degenerative disease that affects the nervous system. It is typically characterized by reduced motor function and cognitive ability.

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Parkinson's disease affects
1 in every 500 people in Canada

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Approximately 6,600 new cases
are diagnosed in Canada each year

Early warning signs

What are the early warning signs of Parkinson's Disease?

How does Parkinson's diease impact quality of life?

Parkinson'sprogressively impedes motor and cognitive function - it is extremely challenging to live with and can greatly decrease the quality of life. Aside from typical symptoms, such as tremors and fatigue, affected individuals can also experience a decline in mental health.

Impact on Quality of Life

Top caregiver do's for Parkinson's Disease care

Top caregiver don'tsfor Parkinson's Disease care

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. A healthy diet is a must for a Parkinson’s patient. Make a good nutritious diet plan.
  2. Parkinson’s patients need to exercise regularly. Take them out for a walk or a light exercise session.
  3. Parkinson’s patients require full time live-in care to help them with daily tasks.

Yes, people with Parkinson’s need a specialized live-in caregiver. Parkinson’s disease greatly impacts the nervous system. Decreased cognitive abilities and mobility issues make it harder for Parkinson’s patients to live on their own. A live-in caregiver is responsible to provide the required physical and emotional support to the patient.

Parkinson’s disease affects movement, balance, coordination, and causes an increase amount of sebum that the skin’s sebaceous glands secrete. Most individuals are unable to smell Parkinson’s, but some with sharper senses of smell claim that sufferers have a unique, musky odor. Hippuric acid, eicosane, and octadecane appeared to be three substances that are particularly important in this distinctive scent.

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