The "sandwich generation" comprises those who are taking care of their own children while helping to care for aging parents. For some, this may seem like an unmanageable situation, but here are a few things you can do to help manage the stress.
Although caregiving is a labor of love, it can be very physically and emotionally demanding. If you are currently serving as a caregiver for an aging loved one, here’s how to ask for help without compromising their quality of life.
While taking care of an aging loved one it’s important to have a support network around you at-all-times. As one facet of that support network, caregiver support groups can provide many benefits that will help you stay refreshed.
Providing care for a loved one can be an extremely rewarding task that brings family caregivers closer to their loved ones. Acting as a primary caregiver, however, can also be extremely draining. In-home respite care gives family caregivers a beneficial opportunity to take breaks. [Read More...]
If you have made the decision to take on the responsibility of remote caregiving, it is important to stay level headed and hopeful about your ability to best support your elderly loved one. While a certain degree of stress in this process is inevitable, there are ways to make everything run far more smoothly than expected.