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10 Summer Mini-Vacations for Caregivers Who Can't Get Away

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Woman relaxing on couch at home, reading and drinking tea.
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Get a massage


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Spend time outdoors


Mail on table.
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Get rid of unwanted mail


Two small dogs playing in a park.
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Go to a dog park


Woman buying perfume.
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Get a new summer scent


Couple using a map and cell phone geocaching.
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Go geocaching


Woman doing needlepoint, crossstitch.
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Channel the past


Friends laughing and eating at restaurant.
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Try out a new restaurant


Group of people meditating in yoga class.
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Embrace your creativity


People giving standing ovation at theater after performance.
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Take yourself out to the theater


Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin

@dorianmartin

Dorian Martin writes about various topics for HealthCentral, including Alzheimer’s disease, diet/exercise, menopause and lung cancer. Dorian is a health and caregiving advocate living in College Station, TX. She has a Ph.D. in educational human resource development. Dorian also founded I Start Wondering, which encourages people to embrace a life-long learning approach to aging. She teaches Sheng Zhen Gong, a form of Qigong. Follow Dorian on Twitter at @dorianmartin, Facebook or Instagram at @doriannmartin.