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Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, neurological condition that affects the movement of individuals. Typically Parkinson’s disease is recognized by a shuffling gait or resting tremor. Over the years research has concluded that exercising with Parkinson’s disease may be the most beneficial form of treatment. Parkinson’s Disease Overview Parkinson’s disease is a progressive condition involving the […]

June 25, 2021

Exercising with Parkinson’s Disease

For a loved one to live within a memory care community typically means the married couple must be apart. However, there are instances in which loved ones may live within the memory care unit with their loved one. While it may seem like a great alternative there are definitely pros and cons. Pros to Living […]

June 25, 2021

Can A Couple Live in Memory Care Together?

The stages of Parkinson’s disease will vary from person to person. Although various tables and charts exist, it’s important to keep in mind a progressive disease like Parkinson’s will be unique to the individual. With that being said, before an individual is diagnosed with Parkinson’s and begins stage one, it’s important to know the early […]

June 7, 2021

The Stages of Parkinson’s Disease

There may be a number of medications associated with a recent or ongoing Parkinson’s diagnosis. Unfortunately, with a great deal of medications comes a lot of research to understand what medication has been prescribed along with all of the side effects that can be expected. We have compiled a list of common medications often associated […]

May 24, 2021

Common Medications Used to Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Various support options exist for those living with Parkinson’s disease and the family members who are involved in the care process. Asking for help along the way creates a sense of guilt, especially for those who are caring for a loved one for the first time. However, bringing in the added help will only allow […]

May 5, 2021

Parkinson’s Support

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological and movement disorder that involves the nervous system, which causes impairment in motor function. For many years researchers, exercise physiologists, medical doctors, physical therapists, you name it, have been attempting to understand and help to combat this disease. LSVT BIG , an evidence-based program designed at helping individuals move more […]

April 10, 2020

The Use of LSVT BIG®: Parkinson’s Disease