Because the onset of Parkinson’s can be subtle, there are several important signs to look for. April is national Parkinson’s Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time to educate others about how to identify the symptoms and provide support to those who have been diagnosed with the disease.
If your aging parent is feeling lonely and depressed, their probably not eating well. Do they look thinner and frail? How do they feel when you hug them? Are they having trouble driving? In addition to those physical signs, here are some others to look for: