Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. Regular physical activity can help you increase your energy levels needed for caregiving activities, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce feelings of depression or stress.
Worried about finding the time to exercise? Make a plan to exercise with the person you care for because people with Alzheimer’s disease can benefit from exercise, too.
Here are some ideas to help get you going: Exercise and Physical Activity: Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips.