Caring for the Caregiver

At Science Care, we know it takes a special kind of person to be the end of life caregiver for a loved one. Caregiving can be an honor and can be rewarding, but caregiving can be physically, mentally and emotionally taxing. If you are a caregiver,here are some things you can do to help take care of yourself while you take care of your loved one:


Put a Little Sunshine in Your Life!

You may be used to hearing how the sun is dangerous. Well it is. Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light is linked to skin damage, wrinkles, cataracts, age spots and skin cancer.

But hiding from the sun is also dangerous. Sunlight is good for you. Exposure to sunlight synthesizes Vitamin D as a reaction to ultraviolet radiation. Vitamin D increases bone health and can help reduce risk of diabetes and some cancers including breast, ovarian and prostate cancers.