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Caregiver Tips to Stay Active

exercise-bedby Ann Fonfa, Survivor, Cancer Patient Advocate


When my mother was in the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease, she lived with my sister.  I was only working part time for my husband’s business so I could fly out to spend time with her and give my sister a break.  I would spend two to three weeks with her at a time.  It wasn’t long before I realized my own health was suffering.  My mother didn’t want to walk about like she used to and I was growing uncomfortable with my own physical inactivity.

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