Posted on: March 20, 2015
“Caregiving can be very isolating, is a job most people didn’t apply for and never received proper training in, and does not pay very well,” says Jerri Rosenfeld, a social worker at Northern Westchester Hospital’s Ken Hamilton Caregivers Center in Mount Kisco, NY. Jerri spoke with Health.com; read complete article here to see tips on dealing with the stress of being a family caregiver.
According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, roughly one third of adults in this country are the caregiver for an elderly, ill or disabled family member. Two thirds of those caregivers are women. And many of those women are also caring for children at home.
There are a number of resources available to you. How to find those resources is where the Ken Hamilton Caregivers Center comes in. Visit the Caregivers Center here. Family caregivers find a wealth of practical resources and supportive staff. You don’t have to go it alone.