Anyone who has ever been a caregiver for an aging loved one is well acquainted with the anxieties that accompany such a role: Is Nana safe while home alone? Is mum’s bedroom warm enough in the middle of winter? Is grandpa wandering out of the house in the middle of the night?
There are currently 3 million UK citizens tasked with a seemingly impossible juggling act every day: Balancing a full-time job with caregiving responsibilitiesOne in six individuals in the UK, in fact, ultimately chooses to give up work in order to care for an elderly loved one —which has a significant impact upon a caregiver’s ability to go about daily life, as well as a ripple effect upon families. Read more…
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