Serving as a family caregiver for an aging in place elderly loved one is highly rewarding, but it can also be physically and emotionally draining. The average family caregiver in the U.S. also juggles at least a part-time job and household with their caregiving responsibilities, which makes their lives even more challenging. What follows are some reliable respite care options when it’s time for you to take a well-deserved break.
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It is probably the most common exchange in the human language. Conversations begin with "how are you doing?" and no matter how genuine the interest of the person asking, most people will simply respond "Fine". This may be the easiest of pleasantries, but it could also be a contributor to your stress. In your role [...]
Elderly Care in Wake County NC: Assistance on Outings Routine and predictability can be valuable when caring for an elderly adult, but that does not mean that every single day needs to be exactly the same. In fact, planning activities and outings that shake up your routine a little and give your parent [...]
You work 40 hours a week or more. You have children who need rides to extracurricular activities. Your weekends are spent shopping for your mom or dad. You're tired of having no time to relax. Home Care Services in Cary NC: Grocery Shopping Shopping for groceries is a time-consuming task, but there are [...]
Home Care in Garner NC: What to do if a Senior Faints Fainting is not often serious for many people, but in your aging family member, it could be a sign of other issues, such as low blood pressure. Should your elderly family member faint, try to remember these steps. 1. Try to [...]
Home Care in Apex NC: Bringing your Parent Home from the Hospital If your parent has experienced a recent injury or illness that took them to the hospital, both of you may be concerned about how they will cope when they are back at home. In order to ensure their safety and relieve [...]
Senior Care in Wake Forest NC When it comes to home care options, such as for an aging parent or other loved one, the more you know about it, the easier it is to make the right decision for you and your family. Here are five things many home care aides might actually wish families [...]
Elder Care in Apex NC Communication is one of the most important skills that you can have as a family caregiver. Being able to communicate effectively with your loved one is how you identify and evaluate their specific needs and challenges, establish and implement care plans, address difficulties and issues as they arise, and keep [...]
Home Care in Durham NC You have generously offered your services as the primary family caregiver for you aging parent. Assisting with the daily tasks of living did not seem like anything out of the ordinary that you have not done before. You’re finding, however, that caring for an elderly parent offers unique challenges far [...]