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The Eldercare Consultant by Becky Feola

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Chapter 9

Special Considerations for Care

The responsibilities of providing care can seem complicated and never ending. They can be particularly challenging if your loved one has special requirements, such as home dialysis equipment or a room monitor to enable listening and increased security in another room or area of the house. These extraordinary circumstances can involve caring for a loved one of any age and demand that you accept outcomes you had hoped to avoid or do things you had never expected to have to do. Such situations can break even the most dedicated and determined of caregivers.

Because there is a great deal of emotion and commitment involved in your relationship with your loved one, the thought of not following through or performing ...

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