Parkinson's Disease: The Hidden Symptoms

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Nearly 6 million people worldwide are currently living with Parkinson’s disease (Day & Mullin, 2021). That number is expected to double by 2040. Most people living with Parkinson’s are over the age of 65. As a result, when you care for an older population, you are likely to be providing care for people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. When people think about Parkinson’s disease, they usually envision tremors, stiffness, and physical symptoms. However, it is the hidden symptoms, the symptoms that you are unable to see, that often cause the biggest problems for people with this diagnosis. These hidden symptoms can quickly decrease quality of life. By understanding the hidden symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, you can provide quality care and interventions that help improve a person’s quality of life. This course discusses the hidden symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and explains why treating them is so important. 



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Nearly 6 million people worldwide are currently living with Parkinson’s disease (Day & Mullin, 2021). That number is expected to double by 2040. Most people living with Parkinson’s are over the age of 65. As a result, when you care for an older population, you are likely to be providing care for people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. When people think about Parkinson’s disease, they usually envision tremors, stiffness, and physical symptoms. However, it is the hidden symptoms, the symptoms that you are unable to see, that often cause the biggest problems for people with this diagnosis. These hidden symptoms can quickly decrease quality of life. By understanding the hidden symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, you can provide quality care and interventions that help improve a person’s quality of life. This course discusses the hidden symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and explains why treating them is so important. 



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