As the number of adults aged 65 or older continues to grow in the U.S., so do the number of caregivers. The most recent statistics from the National Alliance for Caregiving explained that in 2012 over 65.7 million adults provided support for someone who is aging, ill or disabled. With numbers this high, it’s important that the large population of caregivers is taking steps to ensure that they remain healthy.
It can be challenging for caregivers to find a healthy balance between maintaining their loved one or patient’s wellbeing and making sure their own physical and mental health is in check. …read more