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When You Feel Mother’s Day is for Others because You’re a Busy Caregiver

Caregiver in Perry Township OH

The first time you were a mother it was probably the most joyous moment of your life. Sure, giving birth and going through that pain was not something you wish to remember, but the joy of seeing and holdingCaregiver in Perry Township OHyour baby for the first time was likely overwhelming. Those are the moments in life that people wish to hold onto forever. That first Mother’s Day where your husband celebrated with you, other family members and friends were wishing you good tidings, was such a wonderful moment.

Although you’ve gotten older and your children have grown up and have families of their own, Mother’s Day still likely holds a special place in your heart. However, during the past year you’ve been incredibly busy with your full-time job and other responsibilities, and even taking care of your aging mother as well. You felt like your life has been put on hold and there’s nothing you can do about it.

You get a call from your brother about getting together on Mother’s Day for your mother. Of course, you agree that it’s a great idea, but you may feel like you’re being left out. You may feel as though you just need a little care and compassion at the moment, too. That can happen when you’re a family caregiver.

Taking care of an elderly loved one is a great responsibility. There are millions of family caregivers working in this country to take care of elderly and disabled loved ones and many of them do this type of work because they feel it’s their responsibility.

This year, consider giving your mother and yourself the best Mother’s Day present possible. Consider learning as much as you can about professional in home care providers who can support her and even encourage her to pursue various interests and other activities. Contrary to what many people believe, seniors should be getting exercise on a regular basis and stay as active as possible, just like the rest of us.

So while you may be thinking that Mother’s Day is no longer for you, think again. With the right care, you could be giving your mother and yourself the best gift of all.

If you or an aging loved one are considering hiring professional caregiver services in Perry Township, OH, call the caring staff at Rather Be Home Senior Care at (330) 915-4575 today!

Deidre Scott, Founder

Owner, Founder at Rather Be Home Senior Care
Deidre Scott is the founder of Rather Be Home and has always found her passion in the health and well-being of others. Shortly after receiving her bachelor's degree she worked for Bristol Myers-Squibb as a cardiovascular representative. Her specialties included blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol. She then worked 15 years with Procter & Gamble where she educated Veterinarians on how nutrition could help nutritionally manage various disease states such as kidney failure, colitis and diabetes in cats and dogs. During that time she pursued her education further and received her MBA.

She founded Rather Be Home in 2014 after seeing the tribulations her friends were having with their aging parents. Hard decisions need to be made and no one knows where to go for help. Having lived with her grandparents most of her childhood and helping her grandma care for her grandpa it just seemed natural to open a home care business. Deidre is also a certified instructor for CPR/First Aid & AED through the American Red Cross and a State Tested Nurse Aide registered through the Ohio Department of Health. Currently she is undergoing classes to become a Certified Senior Advisor. She sets rigorous standards for her company as well as the caregivers she employs.