The physical toll of Alzheimer's can be quite high if you are not prepared for it. Being a caregiver is both a physical and emotionally challenging role. Keeping yourself healthy is one of the best things you can do for you and your loved one.
There are several things you can do to keep your health in tip-top shape for both of you.
- Eat healthy. Eating well-balanced meals goes a long way in providing the necessary vitamins and nutrients your body will need.
Being a caregiver is probably the hardest job you will ever do. It is both physically and emotionally draining. It will wipe you out at times. Keeping yourself healthy will be an added benefit to both the caregiver and the patient. Following these tips will go a long way in helping you become successful. Someone who is caregiving is twice as likely to suffer from depression and other illness. Keeping physically and emotionally healthy can change everything.
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