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When You’re Working, Home Care Can Support a Spouse in Need

Perhaps it was your husband who was involved in an accident recently. Maybe it’s your wife who had a medical emergency and is now in the hospital. Whatever situation has affected your spouse, you probably haven’t even thought twice about doing whatever is necessary to help him or her when they are home.

Home Care for Seniors in Norwood MA: Balancing Work and Caregiving

Home Care for Seniors in Norwood MA: Balancing Work and Caregiving

However, if you are still working, if you have a career or just a basic full-time job or maybe even a couple of part-time jobs to help make ends meet, you may be trying to figure out what comes next.

In other words, what can you do with this kind of responsibility on your shoulders?

Home care is the best option seniors and disabled adults can consider. Even though you want to be there for your husband or wife around-the-clock, it’s just not practical. Even for elderly men and women who are retired, they quickly realize just how challenging it is to take care of their spouse when they need a significant level of physical or even emotional support.

For those who are returning to work, they can still do that and be assured their spouse is safe.

Hiring a home care agency to provide this level of care is the best thing to consider. Not only does that offer flexibility, meaning a home care aide can stop by in the morning to assist the spouse getting ready for the day, they could also be called on in the afternoon, if needed, and in the evening to help them get dressed, finish doing whatever they need to do at the end of day, and so on.

Home care aides, at least through agencies, don’t have to be hired every single day. They can be called on for just a couple of hours once or twice a week. It all depends on the need of that senior, that spouse of yours.

Some men and women feel as though they have to give up their lives.

They believe it’s necessary to quit their job, to just hunker down, and be there for this person whom they’ve devoted their life to. It isn’t necessary to give up a job, time with friends, hobbies, or other areas of interest. A spouse can still take care of his or her husband or wife when returning to work or when they still wish to pursue some of these other things that are important to them. That’s because a home care agency is ready to step up and help.

If you or an aging loved one are considering home care for seniors in Norwood, MA, please contact the caring staff at Care Resolutions. Helping Hands, Happy Hearts. Specializing in Quality Care in Eastern Massachusetts. Call Us! (508) 906-5572.

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Erica Tomasello

Erica Tomasello, has a background in Education and Clinical Psychology. She has worked with her mother for years, developing Care Resolutions into a premiere agency. Erica, and in turn, the agency's staff, continue to expand their knowledge with the ever growing development of understanding the aging process and geriatric disease. We are a member with Home Care Association of America and NFIB. We are also affiliated with NASW, National Association of Professional and Executive Women, Alzheimer's Partnership, Alzheimer's Association of Mass, MA Council for Home Care Aides.