Caregiving Is A Job

Caregiving is a job. The successful performance of the job of caregiving requires the right attitude, the right skills, and the right information for your situation.

To perform well in the work place, you need to be organized, alert and healthy. The same applies to caregiving.

You can find balance between the demands of caregiving and work. Get started right now by kickstarting the process of finding your balance.

Caregiving is not a one-person job. You don’t have to go it alone. You can connect with other caregivers right now, and make your voice heard via the Caregiver Friendly Workplace Action Forum.

Here are three other ways you can begin, right now, to take charge of your caregiving life:

  • Caregivers Work: A Six Step Guide to Balancing Work and Family – Elder Care Edition
    On the advice of employed caregivers, just like you and me, I kept this guide short (under 100 pages), concise, and easy-to-use. Available in print, e-book and audiobook formats, it’s the only resource of its kind. Honed at workshops with hundreds of employed caregivers, this practical, step-by-step guide gives you immediate help to:

    • Keep or regain a healthy perspective on the job of caregiving
    • Pay attention to caring for yourself
    • Quickly tap workplace resources
    • Safely and effectively communicate with your boss and co-workers
    • Get the most out of the network of community and online resources
    • And more!
  • Connect now with other employees who are juggling caregiving and work. Join the Caregiver Friendly Workplace Action Forum.
  • Follow Caregivers Work founder John Paul Marosy’s blog.
  • Check out the Resources section to connect with others who are going through the same struggles as you.