Have you always wanted a job in which you can give back to your community in Grand Rapids, help others in need, and meet interesting people? Consider a career working in senior care. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there has been a rising need for qualified senior care workers passionate about helping older people during […]
Information and tips about family or professional caregiving for elders, seniors or those with disabilities.
“The crisis has put a new lens on caregiving –– both the family members and the (professional) direct care workers –– and is showing us how invaluable their work is to our collective well-being.” Janet Kim, “Caring Across Generations,” as quoted by writer Sherri Snelling in Forbes. Editor’s note: This photo, taken before the need […]
If you’re tasked with taking care of a family member or have a career in the healthcare industry your own safety should be a top priority as well. To prevent injuries while caregiving it is important to take the proper precautions to prevent injuries to your musculoskeletal system. Elders’ Helpers recently held a workshop for our caregivers to learn a few occupational ergonomics tips from an expert in the field. Here are 6 ergonomics tips you may be able to apply at home while caring for your loved ones.