Before there were caregivers there were moms. As families and even societies continue to evolve, so too do the roles of who takes care of the needs of loved ones.
When you think of what a non-medical in-home caregiver does, it sounds a lot like what a mom might do:
These days mom may certainly still do all of these things, but can get help from a professionally-trained caregiver when there’s just too much going on, or a different type of expertise is needed. Still, there’s much to be grateful for when it comes to all that moms do.
Take a look at this blog with gift ideas for your mom, or for an idea on how to spend some time together.
We’ve created a new video to say, ‘Thanks!’ to all of the moms out there on Mother’s Day. Click here to watch and maybe even share with your mom today.
A person who is living with arthritis may need more help in the home with every day tasks. Whether you are someone who is helping out a loved one who is living with the symptoms of arthritis or a professional caregiver, there are some ways to make this much easier for both of you.
As the needs of a loved one develop and shift, a volunteer caregiver may find themselves missing time at work and feeling increasingly stressed. Learn more about paid leave for family caregivers in your state.
There might be some jobs out there better suited to a specific age in life, but caregiving can—and is—done by people from all ages and stages of life.