In honor of Labor Day I’d like to salute two groups of people:
PROfessional Caregivers; whose job is helping families know what a hard day’s work feels like. They also know the satisfaction that comes from making a real difference in the lives of those they assist.
PERsonal/Family Caregivers; the tireless men and women who sacrifice to make sure their aging loved ones are cared for, often as they’re caring for their own children, their spouses and—when time allows—themselves.
The needs of our loved one’s don’t take a vacation. Caregivers—whether they are formally trained or have found themselves in a caregiving situation because of a loved one’s needs—often spend holidays like Labor Day with an aging parent or grandparent, or working, and rarely get to “take a day off!”
More workers than ever before are juggling two jobs—their paid work and caring for a loved one. Candidly, we would like to make that three jobs and include caring for themselves!Read More