• How can caregiver training benefit me?

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    When you think of caregiver training, it almost seems to be a misnomer. At first glance you may feel that caregiving for another is simply a natural occurrence. After all, we care for our children, our family, our friends, neighbors, co-workers, parents, and even ourselves. What could caregiver training offer us that we don’t already know?

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  • Do I need to a license to be a caretaker?

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    If you have considered becoming a caretaker, you may be wondering whether or not you need a license to do so. As it presently stands, the laws regarding caretaker licensing are all over the map, with no cohesive set of standards and requirements.

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  • Financial aid for caregivers

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by

    Financial aid for caregivers is, unfortunately, not only difficult to find, but generally difficult to get. There are, however, a few programs which offer financial aid for caregivers, as well as other forms of care for the elderly. The truth is that caregiving is a duty many of us will eventually assume as we take over the responsibility for caring for aging parents or other elderly or infirm friends or relatives. Millions of Americans currently care for their elderly parents with no compensation whatsoever, however, they may be able to find financial relief from a few relatively unlikely places.

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  • Caregiver support group links

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    Support groups are more and more common in our society, and with the sharp increase in the elderly population as well as the advent of more and more unpaid caregivers, the need for caregiver support groups has also grown by leaps and bounds.

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  • 10 things you need to know before becoming a home caregiver

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    By 2040 nearly 23% of the U.S. population will be considered elderly, requiring a live-in caregiver or home caregiver. Many people who have elderly loved ones who require care are feeling the tug of obligation to take over caregiver duties while attempting to factor in their own lives in the process. In truth, being a home caregiver is a delicate balancing act and comes with a whole host of responsibilities and pressures you may not have even considered prior to agreeing to become a live-in or home caregiver.

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