Consider putting a caregiver contract in place so you can get paid by your parents for the time you put in as their caregiver.
Holidays are a good time to check in on elderly parents and see how they’re doing mentally, physically and emotionally.
Family caregivers provide billions in free care to family members, but the time, emotional and financial pressures weigh heavily.
Celine Dion is taking time off from from her career to care for her family and her health. Most caregivers who do the same suffer career pressures and financial costs.
Taking steps in advance to make it easier to rely on family caregiving can reduce the burden on caregivers.