Consistent physical activity can benefit almost anyone. From helping with joint health, contributing to heart health, and its overall mood boosting qualities, individualized exercise is a vital part in creating a whole life.
Maybe it should not be surprising that family caregivers often have such a hard time seeking respite. For many caregivers, the role is essentially a fulltime job with no time clock to punch and no office or employee lounge to retreat to for a quick recharge.
Several studies over the past decade have looked at the possible link between cholesterol and dementia, specifically vascular dementia, which is caused by conditions such as stroke that disrupt blood flow to the brain.
Maintaining good nutrition and positive eating habits while navigating through the stages of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias can be a struggle. Caregivers may face a number of challenges, including loss of appetite, loss of taste, and changing food preferences as well as the possible need to integrate special diets when necessary.