Are you taking care of an aging parent? You’re probably feeling overwhelmed, especially if you’ve never done it before. There are so many things to think about, from physical care to even getting time off work. But looking at the big picture can be daunting. This article will provide some helpful advice on caring for your aging parents with five tips.
1. Get Support
You can’t do it alone, and you’ll need all the help you can get. Find a job at home or ask your employer to give you time off work to care for your parent(s). Find a support group or caregiver with experience in this type of situation, and try to find out as much as you can about what works best. If there are any other family members with knowledge of taking care of an older person, they could be invaluable resources. (more…)