Studies consistently show that an overwhelming majority of older adults wish to age in place – at home - rather than relocate to a long-term care facility or nursing home. If your family member only needs assistance with daily living activities to maintain their independence, home care may be the right choice
Keep smiling - that's what most family caregivers want to hear. However, caring for a loved one can become very stressful so it's important for caregivers to stay refreshed.
Carla is a busy executive who travels for work and also cares for her 82-year old mother, who is battling cancer. “I love living with her, but it’s been tough,” says Carla, who constantly worries about her mom when she’s on the road. “Knowing that I could count on someone to care for my mom when I’m away would be life-changing for me and my family.”
Having your concentration broken and having to put your work aside as you tend to your caretaker responsibilities can make getting your work completed quite difficult to do. Fortunately, there are ways to find the balance you’re looking for. Here are five ways to effectively balance work and caregiving.