Welcome to Caregiverology.com. The purpose of this site is to assist caregivers of all kinds to be the best they can be. There are many challenges faced when caring for others. Needing help is nothing to be ashamed of. Whether it is a physical, mental, or emotional struggle, this site is for you.
This site was built to focus on all aspects of caregiving and to give people all around the world an advantage at this challenging task. It is a worldwide hub of useful information that makes patients' experiences better.
There are many different types of people who give this care. Some work or volunteer in a hospital, nursing home, or similar care facility while others take care of their friend or relative in need. Regardless, we could all use a helping hand whether it is better ways to give care, or inspiration to keep moving forward when things are at their worst.
In order to be at your best when performing your caregiver duties, you also have to take care of yourself, also known as caregiver care. Too many of us skip this step. You, on the other hand, don't have to. It is more important than you may realize.
No task is the same and there are millions of people who need your helping hand. This site strives to make this task better not only for you, but for the person receiving the care. That should be the focus for everyone on this site and if it is not, stop right now and make it your focus. It will without a doubt improve the care you give.
The world is in dire need of more and more of people like you as the years go by. Because of the aging baby boomers, by 2030, it is estimated that a third of the population in the United States will be 65 and older.
Although this site is very young, it still has a lot of great information and will continue to grow. New features and updates will be added over time so check back often. Work is being done constantly to make this site the best it can be.
We could all use a boost in this field. Have a burning question you would like to ask? Click here and ask away while helping others who may have the same question. Or if you don't want to share your question, Contact me directly to get it answered in a professional yet friendly manner.
Better still, do you have a special tip or technique you use to give excellent care? Have an inspirational and heartfelt story to tell? Share them here at your caregiver stories and make a difference for people giving, as well as receiving care. Help and be helped.
Do you work for a facility that has recently started or is about to start using chlorhexidine gluconate as a replacement for bathing patients with soap and water? Click on the link to learn more about what this is and why.
Of course you would. Click on this caregiver contest link and read the instructions on how to do so. It's fast, easy, and it doesn't cost a penny to participate.