Training

  • How can caregiver training benefit me?

    Dec 14, 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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  • Where to go for caregiver training classes

    Dec 14, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    Most all senior home care agencies will offer some form of caregiver training classes to their new hires, consisting of orientation, basic caregiver training and continuing education seminars. Caregiver training classes can be invaluable in learning how to take care of the elderly. While many of us feel like caregiving is something which comes naturally, in truth there are many facets to taking care of someone, especially when they are almost wholly dependent upon you for their every need. Caregiver training classes can allow the caregiver to gain an entirely new perspective on their daily caregiver tasks and duties.

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  • Caregiver support group links

    Dec 14, 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

    Dec 14, 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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