OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- November is National Family Caregivers Month and Home Instead Senior
"We find so often that caregivers get burned out – and that burnout can really be detrimental to the health of the caregiver and to the care recipient," said Lakelyn Hogan, gerontologist at Home Instead Senior Care. "When I'm talking with caregivers, I always stress how important it is to find a support network."
The responsibility of caring for a loved one can cause emotional and physical stress. Evidence shows caregivers have elevated levels of stress hormones. Symptoms of stress include anger, anxiety, sadness, exhaustion and guilt, and may signal that a caregiver needs assistance or additional support.
Home Instead Senior Care offers the following tips to help caregivers avoid and reduce stress:
For more information on how to reduce caregiver stress, visit http://www.caregiverstress.com.
ABOUT HOME INSTEAD SENIOR CARE Founded in 1994 in Omaha, Neb., by Lori and Paul Hogan, the Home Instead Senior Care network provides personalized care, support and education to help enhance the lives of aging adults and their families. Today this network is the world's leading provider of in-home care services for seniors, with more than 1,000 independently owned and operated franchises that are estimated to annually provide more than 50 million hours of care throughout the United States and 12 other countries. Local Home Instead Senior Care offices employ approximately 65,000 CAREGiversSM worldwide who provide basic support services that enable seniors to live safely and comfortably in their own homes for as long as possible. The Home Instead Senior Care network strives to partner with each client and his or her family members to help meet that individual's needs. Services span the care continuum from providing companionship and personal care to specialized Alzheimer's care and hospice support. Also available are family care education and support resources. At Home Instead Senior Care, it's relationship before task, while striving to provide superior quality service.
SOURCE Home Instead Senior Care
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