Go for a walk. Go to a movie. Feed the ducks at a park. Keeping active may relieve stress and can create positive new memories.
A healthy diet can keep you sharp. Stock up on healthy snacks and prepare your own meals. Here are some simple (and delicious) recipes for you and your loved one.
- Chicken Minestrone Soup
- Slow Cooker Hearty Pork Stew
- Easy Chicken Pot Pie
- Pumpkin Smoothies
- Whole Grain Chocolate Chip Cookies
|Educate yourself and your family:|
Particularly for those dealing with advanced illness or end-of-life situations, it's important to prepare yourself and your children. A new activity book, Scarlet Says Goodbye, is one tool to help educate young children with a loved one entering hospice care. The book can be downloaded for free at:www.ScarletSaysGoodBye.com.
|Don't be afraid to ask for help:|
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