Summer is approaching and most people are busy planning their vacations. What do you do when you are the primary caregiver for your elderly parents? It is understandable to feel overwhelmed, or even a little guilty, about leaving town for a few days or weeks. However, it is also important to understand the significance of maintaining your own health and how taking vacations – even short ones – can do wonders for warding off the physical and emotional effects of caregiver stress. Yet going away can seem impossible. There are so many details and worries to deal with as a caregiver that it might seem simpler to just give up on the idea of a vacation. But there are options.
The Caregiver Vacation Checklist Includes:
Checklist of things to provide a temporary caregiver
Information on financing temporary care