Every day I read more and more about how the 55+ generation will be healthier and will live longer than any generation before them. The good health of this group is due in part to the fact that men and women in this group generally have a healthier and more active lifestyle. Golf, tennis, swimming, water aerobics, yoga, Tai Chi, walking, running, weight training and host of other activities help people maintain good health.
If caring for a parent or spouse keeps you from continuing to remain active, a home care service can come into your home, stay with a spouse or parent help with some cleaning, laundry or meal preparation and give you the peace of mind to leave your loved one with a reliable, loving care giver while you take a break and take care of yourself. Some organizations like the Parkinson Foundation even offer some grants to care givers to cover some respite help.
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