“Good health and good sense are two of the greatest blessings,” wrote Publilius Syrus, a Latin mime author who lived 85-43 BC. He was known for his witty and wise aphorisms. This simple statement seemed to resonate with me as I ponder what if any New Year’s resolutions I can make to maintain my own health, and what I should write to encourage caregivers to look after theirs.
Vicki Kaufman’s piece on staying healthy in 2018 is appropriate not just for caregivers. Our Centers are dedicated to keeping our members healthy – this article has some great tips about brain and physical health. Read the full article on Vicki’s blog.
Vicki Kaufmann, MA, MPSt, is a retired certified family life educator and counselor. She discovered great joy and blessings in the seven-year period, from 1999–2006, when she was a caregiver for her elderly parents. Her mother suffered from vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s. Read about Vicki’s journey.