Apr 1, 2020
In this episode, Dr. Tipton and Kandice kick off the April as Parkinson's disease (PD) awareness month. Dr. Tipton introduces the disease and then Kandice shares her recent firsthand experience with one of the most feared problems with dementia...wandering. This terrifying experience can have devastating consequences. It can be very difficult to maintain the balance between independence and supervision when caring for someone with dementia. This is a dynamic balance that can change quickly and caregivers must be ready to respond appropriately. This episode attempts to unravel many points related to maintaining that balance and what may be the new normal.