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Study Centers around Job and Medical Sacrifices of Caregivers
More and more caregivers are finding they make huge sacrifices both emotionally and professionally when tending their aging or sickly family.
*An astounding 86 % of those tending their sick or aging relatives report they have been forced to take leave, reduce the needed hours in their work week, or resign from their jobs according to the survey by Caring.com.
*Close to one-third of those surveyed spend over 30 hours per week attending the needs of their loved ones.
*Over three-quarters recognized their worries regarding their financial stability due to a loss of personal savings.
*One in four caregivers say they are depressed.
*Of those surveyed, more than half were caring for a parent and 36 % were caring for a spouse.
*High blood pressure, insomnia and/or stress are affecting more than one-third of the caregivers surveyed.
Sitters Etc. recognizes the stress that families experience in caring for their sick or aging loved ones. The Tennessee based non-medical homecare company provides necessary care to its clients to allow them to remain in their homes while being cared for by qualified, compassionate caregivers. This allows family members to continue with their professions without losing work hours or their salaries. Also, it decreases the stress which is inherent when caring for sick or aging. While the caregivers are at work or taking respite time just for themselves, Sitters Etc. homecare professionals are providing personal care, cooking and assisting with feeding, reminding the care recipients to take their medications, cleaning the home, etc. all the while developing a comaraderie with the care recipient.
This senior homecare company offers its non-medical services in TN, GA, MS and AR. To help all who need daily living activity assistance, Sitters Etc. complies with State and Federal programs to offer care for those who can’t afford it independently. The Veterans of the United States can choose Sitters Etc. as their homecare provider, also. Sitters Etc. accepts long term care insurance and private payments. If anyone needs assistance to sign up for programs for which they may qualify, they may simply email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Sittters Etc. at 1.877.401.5858. , or call