PARKINSON’S DISEASE: Ten things you may not know about it

PARKINSON’S DISEASE: Ten things you may not know about it

Here are ten things you may not know about Parkinson’s disease: 1. It is a disease that occurs in the middle or late life. Its peak age of onset is in the 60s (range is 36 to 86 years). 2. More than one million individuals are afflicted by Parkinson disease in the...
Wandering and Dementia -Aspects and the Risk of Falling

Wandering and Dementia -Aspects and the Risk of Falling

Wandering, a complex motor, cognitive and behavioral disorder, is a common symptom among patients with dementia. A contemporary definition for wandering is: “A syndrome of dementia-related locomotion behavior having a frequent, repetitive, temporally disordered,...