Most informal caregivers are very supportive and generous people, and caring for an aging in place elderly relative can be highly rewarding. But most family caregivers also hold down at least a part-time job and manage a household while juggling their caregiving responsibilities. As a result, it’s not uncommon for them to feel exhausted and stressed out, which can eventually place a strain on relationships at work and home.
Fortunately, many informal caregivers are finding some much-needed relief during the COVID-19 crisis thanks to modern technology. What follows are some of the ways they are doing so.
You’ve been taking care of your aging in place elderly mother for about a year now, and everything was going fine until recently. But now mom’s energy level has decreased noticeably, and she’s stopped participating in many of her favorite activities. Her lack of interest and decreased energy have got you worried, but you’re not sure what to do. Thankfully, helping a lethargic senior regain their “zest for life” is possible when using these tips.