Healthy aging is living a meaningful, productive life, remaining in your home or care setting while staying engaged with family, friends and the community. It also means preventing diseases and successfully managing chronic conditions.
As a caregiver, it is important to maintain a life outside of your care giving role. Take care of your own health – create a support system, eat well, and enjoy favorite activities to build balance with caregiving responsibilities.
Diet and physical activity can go a long way in improving one’s health even when dealing with challenging health conditions.
Sarcopenia is an age related condition that robs one of muscle function and strength by reducing muscle mass and it affects older Hispanic men and women at higher rates.