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Parkinson Care Service in San Marino

Caring for an elderly or senior relative who has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s becomes more difficult as the disease progresses. If you are the primary caregiver for someone suffering from this debilitating disease, you may be in need of some professional relief. A-1 Home Care specializes in Elder Care Services and can provide an experienced Caregiver, Home Helpers, Nurse Aide, Senior Companion, Home Health Aide or Respite Caregiver at very affordable rates. Our non-medical home care agency has served residents of San Marino, South Pasadena, Sierra Madre, Altadena and Pasadena since 1991. We offer flexible hourly schedules, 24 hour care and live in Caregivers based on your specific needs.

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Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Most people are aware of the common physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease; tremors, balance problems, slowness of movement, trouble walking, loss of facial expression and stiffening of muscles. These are known as motor symptoms but there are lesser known non-motor symptoms ranging from minor memory problems to dementia, loss of sense of smell, pain, constipation, drooling, problems with speech and swallowing, trouble sleeping and mood disorders. Mood disorders include anxiety and depression, which can lead to unsafe behavior. If someone you love might have Parkinson’s, it’s important to see a doctor and begin treatment immediately. Caregivers, Home Helpers and Senior Companions from A-1 Home Care are experts in caring for seniors and elderly suffering from progressive illnesses including Parkinson’s, Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Hiring an expert in home care provider assures your loved will be able to remain in their home safely and comfortably.

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Famous People Diagnosed with Parkinson Disease

No one is immune to Parkinson’s disease; over the years many famous people have been diagnosed with this incapacitating illness and have lived full and productive lives. To name just a few; boxer Muhammad Ali, evangelist Billy Graham, author Steve Alten, actor Bob Haskins, Attorney General Janet Reno, boxer Freddie Roach, musician and singer Maurice White, basketball coach Billy Kennedy, actor Jim Backus, physicist Owen Chamberlain, artist Salvador Dali, novelist Nathan Heard, Pope John Paul II, actress Deborah Kerr, baseball player Ben Petrick, golfer Jimmy Knepper, actor Vincent Price, cyclist Davis Phinney, baseball player Brian Grant, actor Sir Michael Redgrave, cartoonish Charles Schulz, American War Hero Richard Winters and actor Michael J. Fox.

HBO’s miniseries “Band of Brothers” was based on Richard Winters memoirs and Michael J. Fox is the author of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned, Lucky Man: A Memoir, Always Looking Up and The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist and the founder of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research.

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