Are you the primary caregiver for your aging parent? Do you find yourself always trying to strike a balance between caring for your spouse and children while also meeting the needs of your mom or dad? Many Canadians are finding themselves in the same struggle. According to the
Canadian Women’s Health Network, “women tend to do up to 80 percent of the unpaid caregiving.” Often the burden of caring for seniors results in a lack of care for the caregiver themselves.
This year, resolve to get help from the
home healthcare professionals at Home Instead Senior Care. Make time to do the things you need and want to do. Spend more quality time with your senior rather than just fulfilling your caregiving responsibilities. We step in to support caregivers, their families and loved ones with a variety of services on a regular or as-needed basis.
Caregiver stress occurs because of the emotional and physical strain of caregiving. It would help if you took your health and emotional needs seriously. When you do this, your responsibilities will not overwhelm you as often. Your relationships will benefit, and you will be happier overall. Use these suggestions and tips to make changes this year:
Reaching your New Year’s resolutions have never been easier when you enlist the services of a home health care professional from
Home Instead Senior Care Etobicoke. Our
trained caregivers are ready to give you and your family the assistance you need to stay healthy and keep your relationships strong.
Call us at (416) 239-2200 to schedule a no-obligation in-home consultation. Learn more about the compassionate, quality home care we deliver each day to families in our Etobicoke community.
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