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Is Parkinson’s an Autoimmune Disease?

A senior man standing in his kitchen, holding onto his right wrist with his left hand to stop it from trembling.

It’s estimated that up to one million people have Parkinson’s disease in the US, and the number of people diagnosed is expected to double by 2040. Parkinson’s is an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and nervous system, leading to many physical and neurological issues.  This condition can abruptly change the lives of those who […]

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Creating a Care Plan for Someone With Parkinson’s Disease

An old man is holding a glass of water in his right hand while his left hand is supporting and holding his right hand to control the trembling of his hand.

Like caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia, Parkinson’s disease can become somewhat complicated to care for as the disease progresses. But with the right information and a plan in place, the quality of life of the person dealing with the disease can be improved. This article explores what exactly Parkinson’s disease is and provides […]

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How to Take Care of a Person with Parkinson’s Disease

A caregiver resting her hand on top of a senior man's hands who is holding a cane

Parkinson’s Disease Care Parkinson’s disease is an age-related brain condition. Like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that can affect memory, sleep, and the ability to complete everyday tasks. Some senior living communities offer memory support that includes specialty services for residents with cognitive difficulties, including Parkinson’s. Caring for a person with Parkinson’s […]

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