Non-Drug Tips for Coping with Challenging Behavior

Esther Heerema, MSW as published in “Very Well” One of the more difficult aspects of Parkinson’s, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is that it changes the way an individual thinks and reacts to every-day situations. Whether you’re providing physical care, bringing your loved one to a doctor’s appointment or just spending time with them, you may … [Read more...]

CARING FOR MYSELF

Caring for a person with a chronic illness, such as Parkinson’s disease, on a full-time basis can be overwhelming. Following are some ideas you might incorporate to keep your life more balanced as your loved one goes through the stages of Parkinson’s disease. 1) Put together a list of friends and family members whom you trust and can call upon … [Read more...]

NON-DRUG TIPS FOR COPING WITH CHALLENGING BEHAVIOR

NON-DRUG TIPS FOR COPING WITH CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS Esther Heerema, MSW published in Very Well One of the more difficult aspects of Parkinson’s dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is that it changes the way an individual thinks and reacts to every-day situations. Whether you’re providing physical care, bringing your loved one to a doctor’s … [Read more...]

NURSES FOR SAFE ACCESS

Compassionate Care Through The Hearts And Hands Of Nurses Nurses For Safe Access (NFSA) are Integrative Cannabinoid Nurse Advocates! Across America people every day are becoming more and more disenfranchised from Western medicine; the side effects of debilitating pharmaceuticals; and the soaring cost of prescription drugs. People suffering from … [Read more...]

PARKINSON’S TRAINING FOR CAREGIVERS

PARKINSON’S TRAINING FOR CAREGIVERS BY IN-HOME CARE EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES Kerry Goss, Senior Helpers of the Desert Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder that affects at least one million people in the U.S. alone, and that number will likely increase due to the aging Baby Boomers population. Few in-home care … [Read more...]