The Importance of Exercise in Caregiving

What affects can the role of caregiver have on your physical health? What affect can the role of caregiver have on your mental and emotion health? In your role as health promotions coordinator at Area Agency on Aging, what do you feel can be done to minimize those affects? Tell us about some of the healthy aging programs that are available nationally to help caregivers? Are their specific national programs that are more beneficial to the care recipient? Falls are the number one reason for hospitalization across the country, are there programs designed to reduce falls and therefore reduce the need for increased caregiving? How would someone find a program in their area? Is their typically a cost to these programs?

Episode: 25
Duration: 28:36