Becoming a Caregiver: Is it the Right Fit for Me?

If you have a love for helping people and creating your own schedule, becoming a caregiver with our team could be the perfect fit for you. To be a caregiver is someone who is able to help those in need in the comfort of their own home. In many cases caregivers tend to be underpaid and overworked, however with joining our team our caregivers are able to create their own schedule therefore be able to control their salary as well.

Homecare: The Difference It Makes

When researching health care options for an aging loved one, it can become overwhelming and stressful. From hearing the countless stories of elder abuse and the lack of staff in these facilities, it may be difficult to find a trusted assisted living or nursing home. Fortunately, there is another option: home health care. Home health care allows individuals to remain in their homes while receiving long-term care.

Better Caregiving in the Gig Economy?

A lot of smart people are thinking about how “work” is changing. New forms of work are emerging: the gig economy, the sharing economy, the freelancer economy, and the on-demand economy.  35% of the U.S. workforce is already doing some form of ‘gig’ or ‘on-demand’ work; that’s 55 million people, with 1.3 million new ‘gig workers’ each year.

Coping with Caregiver Burnout: A Detroit Story

A loved one who needs special attention all hours of the day requires an individual that is willing to be patient, understanding and have compassion towards their situation. People who fill these positions are called caregivers, and they are one of the most important people who assist in at home elderly patients. Being a caregiver is a full time job that requires hours of free time, and often leaves the caregiver tired. As the stresses of everyday life increase, sleep becomes harder to come by, and the caregiver becomes fatigued. In most cases, the fatigue can get so bad that it leads to caregiver burnout. This fatigue often extends past the caregiver, and can put stress on those living in the same space, negatively impacting their day to day lives.