It’s hard to stay calm when you are going through a time of fear and uncertainty. As of this writing, coronavirus is taking an enormous toll on our mental as well as physical health. Between health concerns, economic distress, and increased social isolation, many of us are under more stress than ever.
Community Living Services help adults with a wide variety of abilities live semi-independently in apartments or houses. These programs often help older adults, people with developmental disabilities, major behavioral challenges, mental illness, dual diagnoses, or traumatic brain injury.
Caregiving has never been more challenging than during the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition to your own fears about the virus, you may be worried about a semi-dependent loved one contracting a severe coronavirus infection.
Coronavirus doesn’t mean career education has to stop. While in-person classes may not be an option during the Governor-mandated shutdown, you are still free to pursue online caregiver training courses that will get you closer to your goals.
Caregiving can be a deeply rewarding career. If you are looking for an in-demand job that doesn’t require extensive education and you want to make a visible difference in people’s lives, you should seriously consider becoming a home care aide (HCA-C)!