In Home Care for Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Expert In-Home Caregivers for Parkinson’s Patients

parkinsons disease caregiver holding handsParkinson’s disease is a neurological disease that affects the nerve cells in the brain that produce dopamine. The cause is unknown at this time. Parkinson’s disease symptoms include muscle rigidity, tremors and changes in speech and gait. About 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease usually begins when a person is in his/her 60′s; although can strike in a person’s 20s. The nervous system works like a communication center and helps us make sense of what is happening inside and outside the body. Parkinson’s disease touches every area of the individual’s life. Family and loved ones, especially spouses, are also affected. Knowledge of specific training and a comprehensive approach are key to providing the best services to persons affected by Parkinson’s and their family members.

Signs & symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease can include:

The symptoms of Parkinson’s are caused by over-or-under-activity cholinergic or dopamine (chemical messengers in the brain)

Musculoskeletal Changes

  • Weakness and stiffness
  • Tremors
  • May have slumped, bent-over posture
  • Shuffling walk, poor balance
  • Mood changes
  • Confusion

Gastrointestinal Changes

  • Drooling
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty chewing and swallowing

Caring for the Patient With Parkinson’s Disease at Home

At Caregiving Experts, our caregivers are trained to provide the care a person with Parkinson’s Disease needs to deal with the changes that occur because of the disease. Our focus is to help you or a loved one to relieve the symptoms, enhance your overall well-being, assist with activities, and improving overall quality of life. Caregiving Experts provides Personal Care, Companionship and/or Complex Personal Services to help a person maintain their activities of daily living and stay safe, happy and secure at home.

Your Trusted Source for In Home Health Care and Support for Parkinson’s Disease Patients – Parkinson’s In-Home Caregivers

Caregiving Experts offers In-Home Health Care Services and Support for Patients dealing with Parkinson’s Disease throughout The Greater Detroit Metro area suburbs including Wayne County, Oakland County and Macomb County. We provide our home care, senior care and dementia care services to residents of Plymouth, Livonia, Canton, Novi, Farmington, Commerce Twp., Bloomfield, Southfield, Royal Oak, Troy, Rochester Hills, Clinton Twp., Warren, Grosse Pointe, Dearborn, Allen Park, and White Lake to name a few.

Complimentary In-Home Care Needs Evaluation

When you are faced with the challenge of finding an in home care provider to help care for the emotional and physical well being of someone you love, maybe your mom or dad, you will be faced with many questions.

Making the decision about in-home care for a loved one is never easy, but finding the right answers can help you feel more comfortable with the options available and confident in your final decision. That’s why Caregiving Experts provides prospective clients and their families with a complimentary, no obligation in home care needs assessment.

In our meeting, we will thoroughly discuss your care needs and work with you or your loved one to determine how best to meet your requirements. After evaluating your home care goals we will have a better understanding of your loved ones physical, emotional and cognitive needs and will work with you to create a personalized plan of care.