If you’ve ever cared for a loved one or have watched as a parent or grandparent slowly declined, then you know how important it is to make sure that they are being cared for with kindness, patience, and respect. These are difficult times for them and for the family.
Maybe you’ve taken on the responsibility of their care, or you’ve started visiting with them every evening after work just to make sure that they’re taking their medications and eating dinner. The emotional and physical toll that comes with caring for a declining loved one can be heartbreaking and exhausting.
It’s hard watching as the person who use to be vibrant, strong, and active is now slowly becoming a shell of their former selves. It’s hard to fully prepare a family for what to expect when the time comes to care for their older loved ones.
When the time comes that they need more care than the family can provide, it may be time for a caregiver to help them. But, how do you find the right caregiver? In this episode, we will share and discuss how to find the right caregiver for your loved one.