The warm feeling we get when we hear the word ‘maa’ cannot be imitated by any other relation. Mother is the core of every person in the world. She is that one person who works every day for other people’s wellness but hardly cares about her well-being. While we are all busy with our regular lives, she is the backbone that keeps everything going for us at home.
Apart from being a mother, she is essentially a woman who goes through a lot of physiological and psychological changes as she grows older. And being her child, we can help her with the following things:
- Good Diet
Just as your mother kept a good track of your eating habits when you were younger, it’s time for you to keep in check her diet schedule.
As she ages, you need to remember to include fibrous, high-protein diet. And to ensure she gets vitamins and minerals in sufficient quantity, and in case of any deficiency, there are Ayurveda based alternatives that you can try for her.
Apart from the diet and proper nutrition to the body, it is important to keep the body active. Since there are certain conditions associated with lack of physical activity, moderate exercising can help her in keeping the joints functioning, healthy heart functioning, improving blood flow through the circulatory system, and also healthy functioning of the diuretic system.
So, make sure she goes for a walk daily; better still, you also accompany her on the walk. And if you can get a Yoga instructor for her, then nothing beats that.
- Go for regular checkups
In addition to a healthy diet and regular exercising, it is important for your mother to keep a proactive check on her health. Remember those times when your mother did not forget the single appointment with the doctor and regularly kept your health the priority. Now it’s your turn to do the same.
Get tests and checkups done regularly so that any medical condition can be identified early, instead of waiting until it’s too late.
- Manage Stress
Mothers, out of all the people, are known for their heightened stressful behavior. They even get stressed if you have skipped a meal once a day. As lovely as they are, we can help in reducing their stress in most of the situations.
Apart from regular stressful situations, aging also contributes to the stress, caused by hormonal imbalance, especially after menopause. It is essential for you to never make her feel alone during this time. Also, be understanding and don’t get irritated by her cranky behavior.
- Spend time
Aging is the truth that takes away the time from the young and gives the time to the old. In this age, a mother does not want anything more than her child to be near her, as she spent her entire life for the goodwill of her child.
Take some time for her and talk just about anything. It will give her the satisfaction of being near her child, just the same as she was always there for you when you were a child and wanted to be around your mom 24*7.
Taking care of mothers is blissful, similar to the feeling of caring for a newborn child. It is time for you to step up and give your mother a gift of health.