Posted on Jan 29, 2013 | Comments (0)
According to Seniors Digest, caregiving is one of the most stressful jobs in America, and for many, it is not their only job. The number of adults taking care of family members or friends increases daily, and the majority of these caregivers are not providing care for compensation.
Let’s take a look at some caregiver facts across the US (Information source – www.caregiver.org)
Extent of Family Caregiving
With these increasing numbers, caregiver burnout is at a higher risk than ever. Caregiver burnout is a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion. It can occur when home care providers don't get the help they need or if they try to do more than they are able to do.
Do you have caregiver burnout? Are you:
Senior Helpers is here to help relieve the stress and burdens of being a caregiver. Our services provide the break you need for your mental and physical health. Learn more about our services here!