Every day at Senior Concerns, we get a first-hand and up-close look at the crucial role caregivers play in the lives of their loved ones. That’s why it was no surprise that Carol Leish recently profiled Senior Concerns Director of Programs in an article for VenturaBreeze.com.
In The Importance of Caregivers, Leish quotes Martha’s advice to anyone who wants to help out a caregiver they know: “I encourage people to reach out to those in caregiving roles and offer concrete help. Rather than asking, ‘What can I do to help?’ suggest something clear and specific. Consider dropping off a meal once a week, or picking up groceries or prescriptions every Saturday, or sitting with their loved ones for two hours a week so that the caregiver can take a break.”
Read the full article here, or download the PDF for a printer-friendly copy.