By Arielle Kimbarovsky
Unfortunately, we don’t all live three minutes away from our parents, grandparents, or other older loved ones who need care. And even if we do, most family caregivers have full time jobs or other responsibilities that can prevent them from being accessible 100% of the time.
In situations like these, many family caregivers must skip work or important obligations, or hire home care agencies to fill the void. Unfortunately, home care agencies are usually expensive to hire, and don’t pay their caregivers enough. In addition to that, scheduling the care can prove to be pretty tricky- not to mention unpredictable.
Anyone who has dealt with hiring, using, or working in home care knows that it can be a very challenging field to navigate.
But with the outbreak and evolution of new technologies, companies are making it easier on caregivers, loved ones, and their families to be a part of home care. Companies are enhancing specialized devices, simplifying and expanding communication channels, and centralizing information. It’s never been a better time to use or be a part of home care! [Read more…]