If you are thinking about becoming an in-home caregiver, you will be entering one of the fastest-growing occupations in the U.S. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects continued growth for certified nursing assistants and personal care aides (no certification required) over the next several years
Home care is an integral part of the U.S. healthcare system projected to grow more than 30% in the next ten years. The demand for home health and personal care aides will only continue to rise as more and more Baby Boomers reach retirement age.
Under ideal circumstances, caregiving is a shared responsibility. Unfortunately, that’s not typically the case. If you’re a family caregiver and notice you’re becoming increasingly impatient, irritable, and physically and mentally exhausted, it’s time to ask for help.
You and your aging parent have decided that aging in place is their best option; they need some assistance but moving into a facility isn’t warranted. You’re able to help with some of their basic care, but you can’t be there as much as you’d like. You’ve decided