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PD, Dementia And Aricicept

PD, Dementia And Aricicept

I am a 73 yo male diagnosed with PD some 2 years ago. My neurologist just told me I have PD-related dementia-mostly cognitive decline (mostly very poor memory) and started me on Aricept 5 mg. Almost all of the online references associate Aricept with Alz disease. My wife died of Alz 2 years ago and she was on Aricept at the time. So now I am terribly depressed by this new info. Also my gait has suffered a great deal and now I can be barely walk. All I can do is shuffle. Is Aricept… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

My husband is also on Aricept for cognitive decline due to Parkinson's and has not been diagnosed with dementia.

posted 5 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Bootcamp outside of military basic training usually refers to an exercise workout place or gym.

posted 5 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

What is a bootcamp? Thanks.

posted 5 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Try a bootcamp. They offer balance exercises that also help with stride in a safe environment

posted 5 months ago
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