Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a fairly common neurological disorder in older adults, estimated to affect nearly 2 percent of Street Parkinson’s Disease, Harford County Parkinson’s Dementiathose older than age 65. The National Parkinson Foundation estimates that 1 million Americans have Parkinson’s disease, and that 50 to 80 percent of those patients will eventually experience Parkinson’s disease dementia.

Parkinson’s Dementia

The warm and caring staff at Hart Heritage Estates has the experience and training to provide care for our residents coping with the muscular and neurological effects of Parkinson’s, as well as those residents suffering from related dementia, as well.

If you’re caring for a spouse or relative with Parkinson’s disease and they have started to develop signs of Parkinson’s dementia, it may be time to consider placing them in a safe and caring environment such as the one provided at Hart Heritage Estates.

Common symptoms include:

  • Changes in memory, concentration and judgment
  • Trouble interpreting visual information
  • Muffled speech
  • Visual hallucinations
  • Delusions, especially paranoid ideas
  • Depression
  • Irritability and anxiety
  • Sleep disturbances, including excessive daytime drowsiness and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep disorder

Our staff monitors medication, assists with activities of daily living and provides 24/7 supervision. Both of our locations are equipped with a number of safety features to protect our residents. These include:

  • Full door alarm monitoring system
  • Full window alarm monitoring system
  • Motion detectors for fall risk residents
  • Emergency call system in all bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Hourly bedroom check
  • Secured courtyard

Both of our locations are secure, giving both our residents and their families peace of mind.

Call one of our locations today, or contact us through our website to learn more about our Parkinsons disease dementia care services.