Paying for Treatment of Veterans with Parkinson’s Disease

Paying for Treatment of Veterans with Parkinson’s Disease

As Northbrook’s top in-home care company, one of our specialties is providing care for Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’sDisease (PD) is a disorder of the central nervous system causing stiffness and tremors. An estimated 1 million people inthe United States have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s and 110,000 of those are vets, according the United States Department of…

falling among parkinson's patients

How to Identify Fear of Falling Among Parkinson’s Patients

Fear of falling is a common concern among the elderly that can present a significant barrier to their physical and social activities, negatively affecting their quality of life and general health. Parkinson’s disease carries one of the highest risks of falls among neurological illnesses. The decline of both cognitive and motor function, which characterize this…