Senior Helpers’ independently-owned franchised businesses hire and train caregivers across the country to help in the homes of seniors who live with a variety of conditions, including Parkinson’s disease.
Senior Helpers’ expertise in providing care for those who live with Parkinson’s disease comes from in-depth training on how to care for seniors with a variety of age-related ailments. Parkinson’s disease is a unique challenge for caregivers, which is why Senior Helpers has invested so extensively to train its caregivers with the best information and tools available to make sure all Senior Helpers clients who live with Parkinson’s can live in comfort and as independently as possible given their condition.
Senior Helpers is proud to partner with the Parkinson’s Foundation, where the goal is to make life better for people with Parkinson’s by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. Local Parkinson’s Foundation networks provide the Parkinson’s community with a range of enriching services including support groups, wellness classes and education programs.
The Parkinson’s Foundation provides invaluable resources for caregivers and people living with Parkinson’s. Their series of free educational books, including Caring and Coping, can be downloaded at Parkinson.org/Library or through their toll-free Helpline at 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636). The Parkinson’s Today blog features a section, Caregiver Corner, created for caregivers. In 2018, the Foundation will host its second Caregiver Summit to address the dual role of caregivers: caring for a person with Parkinson’s, and caring for themselves. All 2016 sessions can be viewed online. The Parkinson’s Foundation also offers free resources for caregivers and people with Parkinson’s such as: webinars, podcasts, a life-saving hospitalization kit and videos about caring for someone with advanced Parkinson’s.
See the links on the right above for more information on Parkinson’s disease and what caregivers can do today to make those they love who live with Parkinson’s disease more comfortable and independent.