Archive for the ‘Caregiver Wellness’ Category
Let’s resolve to launch our initiative today. No more excuses. If you see your loved one sitting for too long, encourage him/her to walk with you for just 5 minutes. If you happen to come across a wall, do 5 push-ups against it together. If you are watching tv together, do 5 sit to stand ups during a commercial.
De-stressing your body not only makes you feel better, but it can enhance your interactions with others. Caring for a loved one can be a major cause of stress, and learning to diffuse this tension can allow you to continue giving them the love and care they deserve. Try these stretches the next time stress gets the best of you.
As a caregiver, your day-to-day stress level might be sky high. Taking care of a parent or spouse with Alzheimer’s disease is certainly challenging. It’s well documented that providing round-the-clock […]
By Kim Vareika, Guest Blogger, ACE Certified Personal Trainer & Yoga Instructor and Boston Home Fitness Examiner. According to the American College of Sports medicine, by the year 2030 there will […]