Tag: Caretakers

Breaking Up is Hard to Do, Even With A Caregiver


Elderly Care Expert Lisa Vogel Gives Tips on How to Carefully Let Go A Caregiver

It happens all the time. The relationship just isn’t working out.  Whether it’s your cleaning lady, pet walker or handyman, there comes a time when the decision is made to amicably part ways.

But how do you end a relationship with the caregiver who has been helping your older loved one for quite some time?  Things may have proceeded smoothly for years, but suddenly there are lapses in care and more frequent absences. Or maybe the caretaking needs of your loved one have escalated and require a stronger, more skilled professional. Still, you recognize the time the current caretaker has invested with your loved one, and you want to handle the situation as professionally and compassionately as possible.