Family caregivers have much too do in a little time to accomplish what is needed. They work hard to juggle all the balls involved when caregiving day in and day out. There may be medications to administer, meals to prepare, clothes to wash, doctor’s appointments to keep, a senior loved one to entertain, and more – … Read moreFamily Dynamics of Caregiving When a Spouse is Primary Caregiver
Many family caregivers juggle a senior loved one’s needs, children, spouses and a job outside the home. Imagine the amount of juggling required every day to make everyone happy — probably everyone other than the caregiver, that is! Did you know that almost 25.5 million Americans who care for someone 50 and over are also working? In 2012 a … Read moreWork / Life Balance for Caregivers – Key to Successful Care and Life
Many caregivers find themselves in the role of their lifetime. They enjoy the sense of purpose and fulfillment that caring for a senior loved one gives them. Sometimes, however, we could all use a little help from our friends (or even strangers!). You may feel that your caregiving responsibilities can be more than you can … Read moreCaregiver to Caregiver Support – Get Help Then Give to Pay It Forward
Caregivers, especially those who have been responsible for aging parents for a long time, have typically spent some of their own money to help provide care. While some seniors may have put aside money for their golden years or have purchased long term care insurance, many have few resources and those they were counting on … Read moreWill You Be Responsible for Repaying Medicaid for Your Parents’ Bills?