The days of extended families living together on neighboring plots of land are, sadly, a thing of the past in many cases. With loved ones spread further apart, it’s hard to provide the caring, hands-on support that older family members need, particularly when a chronic condition – such as Parkinson’s disease – adds to the concerns.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation provides these tips on helping loved ones with Parkinson’s from afar:
For more tips on ensuring your loved ones at a distance are thriving and well cared for, contact Amy’s Helping Hands, the Windsor in-home care experts, at 519.915.4370 to learn about our educational resources and professional and compassionate in-home care services for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Call us today to arrange an in-home assessment to help keep your loved one independent and safe in the familiarity of home.