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Who Cares for the Caregiver? How to be balanced as a Caregiver

Who Cares for the Caregiver? How to be balanced as a Caregiver

According to a 2015 report on caregivers in the United States by the AARP, a total of 43.5 million adults provide unpaid care to adults and children. Out of these, only 34.2 million are registered as professional caregivers. This makes 18.2 percent of people who have work for free. Whereas if they were trained to be professional caregivers; they would contribute $375 million to the healthcare industry and would have the education necessary to make quick decisions. Continue reading

What Caregivers Want Others to Know

What Caregivers Want Others to Know

Being a caregiver is not an easy job. And it’s not just because of the pressure of taking care of someone else’s health and well-being that’s overwhelming. While caregiving itself can be hard, it’s immensely rewarding as well, seeing your client get better or supporting them as they learn to live their life, independent of your help. Continue reading