Families give 80% of the long-term care in this country to loved ones, and their need for information is growing. Unfortunately, family members do not receive training, and the care they give is learned by trial and error.
Often, caregivers make the mistake to think they should not burden others with their feelings because they are not the one who is ill. Talking about the illness of an aging parent and how you feel about it can help relieve stress.
If you’re giving care to a young child or parent, the first step is to educate oneself about the care a person needs. There are several facets of the care a recipient requires from you, but here are the top three:READ MORE