Parkinson's Disease Care for Elderly Adults in Richmond, VA and Surrounding Communities

Learn more about our Parkinson's disease care solutions, designed to help seniors in Richmond, VA and surrounding communities manage Parkinson’s symptoms in their own home

Most seniors who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s don’t manifest any changes in their behavior during the early stages of the disease. However, as the illness progresses, it affects movement and older adults experience difficulties with performing even simple, daily tasks. If your parent has been diagnosed with this disorder, they will need professional assistance in order to continue living at home. Luckily, Visiting Angels offer high-quality Parkinson's disease care services to seniors living in Richmond and throughout Henrico and Hanover Counties in Virginia.

With our help, your parent will be able to lead a happy, healthy and active life, despite their medical condition. In order to ensure your loved one’s every need is met, we will create a personalized care plan based on their condition. In addition, we will provide your senior with a skilled and experienced caregiver who can cater to their every need. This way your loved one will remain living safely at home as they age.

Symptoms of Parkinson’s

Although symptoms are very subtle in the beginning, as the condition progresses your loved one’s mobility will be affected. Some of the most common symptoms Parkinson’s patients experience are:

  • Frequent, recurring tremors
  • Decline in mobility
  • Balance issues
  • Depression
  • Sleeping disorders
  • Delusions

Seniors who are in advanced stages of the illness can even develop dementia.

How Parkinson's Disease Care Can Help Seniors in Richmond and Throughout Henrico and Hanover Counties

Parkinson’s affects mobility and balance, so your loved one will be at high risk of injuring themselves. In addition, the illness will make routine daily tasks difficult which is why your loved one will need additional assistance in order to remain safe.

Through our Parkinson's disease care, we will ensure that your loved one continues living safely and independently at home. Since our care professionals are trained to tend after seniors with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other forms of memory and cognitive-related illnesses, you can be at ease knowing that your loved one is in capable hands. Whether your parent needs assistance with mobility, personal needs such as bathing, dressing or grooming, toileting and incontinence, transferring and positioning, meal preparation, feeding, light housekeeping or shopping, you can rest assured they will receive the level of care they need. We also offer transportation to therapies and scheduled appointments.

We understand that seniors with Parkinson’s have evolving care needs, which is why our care plans are not set in stone and can be altered at any time.

If you believe your parent could benefit from our in-home care services, don’t hesitate to contact our Richmond, VA office today at 804-396-6554 and let us know how we can be of service.

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