Caregiver Burnout Signs To Watch For
8 September 2017
When you're responsible for providing care for an aging loved one, it can take its toll on you physically and emotionally. Unfortunately, many caregivers fail to recognize when they've pushed themselves too far and they've hit burnout. Knowing when you're in over your head is important, because, by that time, you need to look for an in-home care service. Here are a few things to consider when you're trying to decide if it's time to get more help.
Can't Afford Time Off Work To Help An Ill Parent Recuperate? What Are Your Options?
6 February 2017
If your elderly parent has recently had a fall or suffered from an illness like pneumonia that requires a lengthy recovery time, you may be wondering how you can help your parent recuperate without missing days of work. Even in jobs protected under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), taking time off work may be impossible with your current workload or financial situation, particularly with the number of companies that don't offer extended sick or vacation leave.
4 Benefits Of Home Care For Your Elderly Parents
6 July 2016
If you have a loved one that is in need of specialized attention, you may want to consider in home care. This will allow your parent to stay at home, and there are numerous benefits of this to you and this individual. Having to go to another facility for ongoing care can be a really difficult transition for the entire family. By knowing many of the other benefits of relying on home care, this may motivate you to do so.
Sleep Problems You Must Solve For The Sake Of Your Health
14 July 2015
At one point or another, every person will have difficulty sleeping. For some, the troubles persist for just one night. On the other hand, others will struggle for days and weeks on end. Some people have hectic schedules while others suffer from sleep disorders. Some sleep disorders are often overlooked as odd sleeping habits, but they can actually negatively affect your health or be signs of larger problems. These are some common sleep problems that can actually affect your health, and you should talk to a doctor if you are experiencing any of these things: