April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 4, 2018

Nearly 1 million people are living with Parkinson’s – making this disease the second most common

Neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s.

Parkinson’s is a movement disorder disease with symptoms that come in stages – mild, medium and severe. Daily living challenges increase as the disease progresses. Assistance will be needed to help a loved one remain as independent as possible. Learning how to continually adapt not only to the environment, but also day-to-day process that take into consideration a gradual decline in health abilities.

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation offers an abundance of helpful information to help you or your loved one manage the illness. You’ll find the latest Parkinson’s related policy news, real stories from people on how to cope with a diagnosis, and suggestions for how to lend your support to awareness.

http://www.pdf.org/

Careful monitoring of the disease can enhance your loved one’s quality of life and ability to remain safe and independent at home. Now, more than ever, involving outside professional caregivers is a necessary part of being able to keep your loved one in their own home. Families want to take care of their elderly parents, but simply do not have the expertise that is required to take care of them.

Granny NANNIES refers professionally trained caregivers to help with daily living activities and personal care needs and are familiar with supporting Parkinson’s patients and helping maintain quality of live by providing:

  • Gait supervision to prevent falls
  • Light housekeeping to remove potentially dangerous obstacles
  • Assistance with feeding during tremor episodes
  • Specialized meal preparation (i.e.puree) when swallowing is difficult
  • Follow through with exercises for mobility
  • Offering fluids for thirst relief caused by Parkinson medication
  • Transfer assistance

Your caregiver is professionally trained and undergoes reference checks, physicals, criminal background checks, along with verifying state required continuing education credits.

From basic assistance to total senior home care, your caregiver can assist your loved one with every aspect of their home health care needs.

Founded in 1990, Granny NANNIES offers services that can be personalized to meet the requirements of any individual, regardless of age or need. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we provide quality, trustworthy, reliable and affordable in-home care. For more information on how we can help you with Parkinson support care, call 800-316-2669 or visit on the web at https://Grannynannies.com