Caregiving (family support)
Caregiving is an overwhelming task, no matter the timeframe. Support is important for those needing care, but also for the caregivers.
- Long-term care is among the costliest forms of care faced by seniors today. The longer we live, the more likely we will need some type of long-term care.
- Services and options for long-term care are always available.
- The stress associated with caregiving — and the need for self-care among caregivers — is important to recognize.
- Support from family and friends for those in need of long-term care is essential.
The following information, links, and resources will hopefully provide you guidance in navigating these challenges: