Have you ever wished that you could talk to your doctor without driving to the office? You can. Many seniors aren’t fully aware of telemedicine just yet, but now is a great time to get familiar with the term and the practice.
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Medical experts have come to agree that if you take care of your mind your body will benefit. What does that mean? It means that if you take time to calm your mind and practice meditation and mindfulness you may notice health benefits in your body by lowering your stress, reducing arthritic or other joint pain and even potentially lowering your risk of Alzheimer's Disease.
Whether you plan on taking your parent on vacation with you or setting up a support system back home, don't fret, you can still cherish your getaway. While you may be filled with feelings of guilt if you choose to leave your loved one at home, it is important for you to re-energize, relax and recharge your battery so you can come back refreshed and ready to resume your caregiver role. These feelings of guilt are normal, and you have to find a balance between caring for yourself and caring for your parent to avoid caregiver burnout.