Keeping Those You Care for Healthy
It's said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Help the person you're caring for avoid future illness by keeping up with exercise, nutrition, and regular health exams and screenings. And don't forget that the better you take care of yourself, the better you can care for your loved one.
Reference this list of recommended screenings and tests your loved one should get on a regular basis to maintain good health. Since each person is different and has different needs, use the list to consult with your loved one's doctor. Find the list in the Caregiver's Toolkit.
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Daily Wellness Tips
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Discover more advice on how to keep yourself and your loved one healthy in our Caregiver's Toolkit. The toolkit also includes advice on managing the day-to-day caregiving routine, and resources such as worksheets and calendars to help you stay organized.