What’s the Difference Between Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson’s?

Each year, thousands of American seniors are told they have Parkinson’s disease, when in fact, they do not. For a number of these people, the correct diagnosis is a very similar, but not as well-known disease: Lewy body dementia, also known as dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). Dementia with Lewy bodies impacts as many as […]

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Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise: How to Slow Down Symptoms

The particular results of remaining physically active throughout aging are tremendous; however, for those with Parkinson’s disease, exercise may truly be a game-changer in the progression of the disease. Several studies are revealing direct links between physical exercise and Parkinson’s, such as the largest clinical study to date, in which patients who exercised a minimum of […]

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Medford’s All Care In-Home Care Tips for Parkinson’s Disease

When it comes to Parkinson’s disease, many receive the bulk of their care at home from family members and friends, particularly in the initial stages of the disease. As a professional home care company in southern Oregon, we realize firsthand the unique obstacles experienced by family members providing care for someone with Parkinson’s disease, and […]

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Understanding the Five Stages of Parkinson’s Disease in the Elderly

More common in men, and more widespread than muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined, Parkinson’s disease impacts upwards of 7 – 10 million individuals worldwide, with another 600,000 Americans diagnosed every year. And while every individual’s encounter with the disease may differ in severity, there are five stages of progression that are […]

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