It does not matter what age you are; exercise benefits us all. First, it helps you maintain a healthy weight. Your anxiety levels lessen, and your sleep improves, as does your mood. Now picture how these benefits work for a person with cognitive impairment. If you are caring for an Alzheimer’s patient, you will be able to see the difference that regular activity makes. The adverse effects of low energy, coordination, balance issues, anxiety, depression, and difficulty sleeping will dissipate as your loved one introduces the habit of exercising.
Give your aging mom or dad the gift of a healthier lifestyle while they battle the effects of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Not only will it help their cognitive abilities, but it can help other health issues like heart disease and diabetes. You don’t have to do this alone. Call on the caring professionals at
Home Instead Senior Care Etobicoke for services like
respite care, and
meals and nutrition.
Exercise will not cure dementia or Alzheimer’s, but it can aid your loved one in their overall health. The key is to start slow and increase your time until you reach about 30 minutes daily, five days a week. Here are some exercises to consider:
Never give up on staying as healthy as possible when you add exercise to your daily routine. Get help from
Home Instead Senior Care in Etobicoke. We serve you and your family with
personalized senior care services and
additional resources to ensure you can live your best life now. Let us assist you and your loved ones with our specialized services.
Call us at (416) 239-2200 to schedule a no-obligation in-home consultation. Learn more about the compassionate,
quality home care for seniors we deliver each day to families in the Etobicoke area.