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What can I do to help my father?
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rosykay posted:
My father is 62 and had a stroke in 2007 and another mild one in 2012. He has high blood pressure and diabetes. He takes his medication daily but is inconsistent with his diet and doesn't exercise. The stroke in 2007 affected his left side and he does walk with a cane. He lives overseas and I am moving there in a few months. My family there can't deal with his anxiety and temper but I am very patient and really into healthy eating and fitness. I really want to help him when I get there but given the amount of time that has passed, what can I realistically do? Is it safe for him to exercise? Should I focus more on his diet and stress? When he visits next month, I will ask his doctor but any advice or encouragement would be greatly appreciated.
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