I was at a caregiver talk two weeks ago and the presenter said that in the situation when one spouse must care for the other, 20% of the time the caregiver dies first. One reason that percentage is high is because the caregiver burns out. In my following post I talk about the symptoms of caregiver stress and a few resources the caregiver can use when he or she is feeling overwhelmed.
Caregivers are expected to be in short supply, but will the state-led minimum wage increases attract new talent or lessen families’ access to caregivers? Read about my opinion in the post below: