Parkinsons

Physical Therapy and Exercise to Combat Debilitation from Alzheimer’s

In 2019, there were 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease. Of those, 5.6 million are age 65 and older, with the remaining 200,000 being younger than 65. Alzheimer’s is the fifth leading cause of death in America. Many have written about family members or autobiographically, describing the disease as a “long goodbye.” While Alzheimer’s is […]

Written by on November 23, 2023

Parkinson’s Disease- “She Didn’t Ask For This”

We knew something was wrong.  Mom was depressed, slow moving and showed no facial expression.  It wasn’t until she developed a slight tremor in her left hand, that her primary care doctor sent her to a neurologist who diagnosed her with Parkinson’s disease. We read the informational flyers from the doctor, but our real education […]

Written by on March 30, 2020

“Caring” for a Caregiver

What Is a Caregiver? When you or a loved one is injured, the primary concern is to get better. To achieve this goal, a caregiver is sometimes involved. As a caregiver, you inherit a large amount of responsibility to make sure nothing happens to your patient or loved one. Most caregivers are family members, friends, […]

Written by on February 4, 2019