It takes a lot of different qualities to be good at anything, including caregiving. A job where you’re putting widgets into a box takes a whole different set of qualities than it does for a caregiver who invests themselves in another human being every day.
The value of professional caregivers cannot be overstated. It's a career that really makes a difference in the lives of many seniors! See if it's a good fit for you.
Finding the right agency to work at can be challenging. These five questions to ask during your next caregiver job interview can help.
Here are 5 traits to look for in a potential caregiver and some questions that will help you get to know the real person behind the resume.
Once you’ve decided to use the services of a home care agency and caregiver, the transition period may be dicey. Here's how to navigate it.
As a senior ages, hiring an in-home caregiver may become necessary. When it's time for home care, here's how you can have the discussion.
As a caregiver, one of the hardest questions you’ll ever ask is, “Is now the time to bring in home care assistance?” Here's how to know.
Seniors' response to the idea of receiving help may be less than ideal at times. Here are five tips on how to get them to the accept the idea of home care assistance.
When no informal caregivers are available to assist them, professional in-home caregiving becomes a viable option. That home care usually takes one of two forms: non-medical personal care or home healthcare. Here’s a breakdown of what each type entails.
Emotionally, long-distance caregivers often experience feelings of guilt for not being physically present with their loved one, anxiety over the local care being provided, and fear about the future care and longevity of the person they are a distance from. Fortunately, many people have gone before you in giving long-distance care. They offer some excellent advice for you to perform your responsibilities well and feel good about the care you're providing.