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The Caregiver - Dealing with Parkinson's-related issues
Over the years as the disease progresses, caregivers stand witness to the destruction of their loved ones body and mind as the symptoms worsened. Once a loving gaze now replaced by often-blank expression resulting from rigid facial muscles. A good day now is a shuffling gait but often your lives "frozen" in place much like their inability to ambulate. The silence interrupted by the occasional welcomed hushed voice. Parkinson's-related issues are vast. A struggle managing the constipation exacerbated by the sleep disturbances also complicate a caregivers ability to manage their loved ones condition on their own.
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