Coping as a Caregiver of a Parkinson’s Patient


Parkinson’s disease does not mean the end of your life, although it does alter the course of your daily life. When Parkinson’s disease afflicts a loved one, you get to witness the devastating consequences of the disease firsthand.

This progressive neurological disorder can lead to a wide range of symptoms and difficulties for patients, such as tremors, restricted movements, and poor balance, becoming a regular part of their daily life.

As a result, family caregivers prefer to isolate themselves and retreat from social activities to better care for their affected loved ones.

However, our home care agency in Memphis, Tennessee, believes that you can’t be an effective caregiver to others if you don’t take care of your health and well-being! It would help if you took regular breaks to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Both you and your family member with Parkinson’s disease can benefit from taking some time off to unwind, refuel, and interact with others. Depending on how long you intend to be away from your loved one, you’ll need to arrange for someone to step in and take over your caregiving responsibilities.

Our respite care will allow our trusted professionals to handle those tasks for you, so you can focus on yourself and lessen the burden of caregiving yourself.

Our services, such as personal, specialized, and companionship care for your loved ones, are available through TopStar Home Care Agency’s network of in-home healthcare in Tennessee.

Connect with us right now if you need our help! Don’t hesitate to reach us by calling us at 901-283-2180 or

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