April is Parkinson’s Awareness month and Senior Helpers wants to help ensure your loved ones have the care they need. Luckily, resources are available, providing the education families need to understand in order to help provide the right care.
As a progressive condition, Parkinson's looks different for every individual dealing with the disease.
What resources are out there?
Senior Helpers’ caregivers know just how to work with and assist individuals with Parkinson's Disease through the following services:
- Home Safety and Fall Prevention
- Nutrition and Meal Planning
- Medication Reminder Services
- Transportation Assistance
- Companion Care
- Family Caregiver Relief
- Exercise and Education
Along with the help Senior Helpers can provide families, the Parkinson Canada Information and Referral Helpline is a toll-free Canada-wide number for people living with Parkinson’s, their caregivers and health care professionals. Should you have questions and/or need assistance, their staff can help provide you the resources, programs and services to assist. Whether by phone of email you can reach them Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1-800-565-3000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also visit parkinsons.ca for additional resources including but not limited to:
Senior Helpers wants to be there for you and your loved one as you navigate life with Parkinson’s. For more information on how we can assist, call us today.