Tag Archives for " long distance caregivers "

Long Distance Caregiving: Should You Move Closer To Home?

long distance caregiving

The stress makes it feel like an impossible decision. Should you remain where you live now as a long distance caregiver – or should you move closer to your aging parents? Should you give up your current job, your community, and living near friends to ease the burden of long distance caregiving? According to  Caregiving in the U.S. […]

Read More . . .

5 Tips to Make Long Distance Caregiving Easier

caregiver support for aging parents

Living far away from Mom or Dad or Grandma and Grandpa was great in your younger years. It was fun to go spend time with them and go do all sorts of things in their home town. But now that they are getting older, you worry about being so far away. What if something happens […]

Read More . . .

Long Distance Care Giving – Security and Financial Safety Concerns

It’s a challenge to be a caregiver. According to the National Family Caregivers Association, “More than 65 million people, 29% of the U. S. population, provide care for a chronically ill, disabled or aged family member or friend during any given year and spend an average of 20 hours per week providing care for their […]

Read More . . .

When Senior Family Members Live Miles Away

caregiver support for aging parents

If you aren’t already facing this issue, you probably know someone who is: I’m talking about loved ones who no longer seem safe to live alone in their homes. But here’s the kicker- your loved one refuses to leave their home. So, the situation leaves you feeling helpless. You are probably part of the “sandwich […]

Read More . . .