There are many reasons a family member needs extra support at home. Elders often require extra help and family members cannot always be there. Following a surgery, you or a loved one may need a bit of extra support during recovery. Needing extra support at key moments in life is a normal part of being a family.
You may be called to help a family member with at meal time or with household tasks like laundry and cleaning. Some times these tasks become a lot more difficult, like caring for a loved one with a disease or disorder.
Being a family caregiver of a senior or someone suffering with a disease like Alzheimer’s can take a toll. The daily stresses can put a lot of strain on a family. This stress is also felt by family members trying to manage care from a distance.
Your Right at Home team has created some guides to help you work through some of the challenges around making care decision for your loved one in Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, Whitby, Brooklin and Surrounding Communities.
Key Signals That Your Loved One’s Needs Are Changing
It can often be hard to tell when ageing is affecting a family member.
read about changes you may be noticing >
As you notice changes in a loved one, there are a few things that you can do to help get clarity.
checklists and worksheets to help guide you >
Discussing Home Care
Communication about Home Care with a Senior or loved one is a difficult conversation that could use some guidance.
begin the conversation >
Choosing a Home Care Organization
Choosing a provider is a difficult decisions. Here are some tips to think about during your search.
learn about what makes a great Home Care Organization >
Hire a Caregiver Directly
There are a few key things to think about.
read about key things to know when hiring a Caregiver >
Solve the Financial Puzzle
This guide will help you manage the financial side of care.
financial though starters and resources > >