Statistics Canada research shows that women are almost twice as likely as their male counterparts to spend 20 or more hours per week on home caregiving tasks. Further, women are twice as likely as men to provide personal care to senior loved ones such as bathing and dressing.
A Home Instead Senior Care survey found that half of working female caregivers feel they have to choose between being a good employee and being a good daughter.
This is a cause of concern as:
To help daughters understand their resources and feel empowered, Home Instead developed free tips and information at Daughters in the Workplace, available at www.DaughtersintheWorkplace.ca
Through this program, Home Instead is offering:
For more information please visit www.DaughtersintheWorkplace.ca
Home Instead offers free monthly newsletters with tips and advice for caregivers of elderly loved ones.