What is Parkinson’s Disease related dementia? What does your memory care team at Colonial Gardens do to help?
Dementia is a broad term that describes a group of illnesses that all cause cognitive decline such forgetfulness, problems with communication, difficulty following directions, etc.
People diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease often develop dementia symptoms. These symptoms often include mild cognitive impairment, disruption in REM sleep with nightmares, hallucinations, and delusions. While this disease is not reversible, a healthier lifestyle with a balanced diet, increased exercise, regimented medication management can help to manage the symptoms.
The caring team at Colonial Gardens in West Columbia, South Carolina is trained in techniques to assist your loved one in navigating the challenges of Parkinson’s Disease as it relates to dementia.