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)!
If negative behaviors are beginning to disrupt your own or a family member’s daily activities, it’s time to seek behavioral health services. Watch out for these warning signs so you can seek care when you need it.
There’s no shame in needing a caregiver. It’s estimated that 70% of adults who reach age 65 will eventually need long-term services and supports, such as home care or residential care. However, how do you know when ‘eventually’ arrives?
Online caregiver training can be a totally different game from training or taking classes in-person. While doing schoolwork from home with no commute can be very convenient, it also means you’re not surrounded by fellow students and instructors who can answer your questions and keep you on track.
If you love to help people, few careers are as rewarding as the long-term care field. This work gives you the opportunity to make a positive difference in someone’s life every day. With an aging population, there is more of a need than ever for committed workers in this field. But before you can begin work, you will need training.
No one wants to think they or their family members might be struggling with mental health. Many Americans avoid talking about mental health issues, which can lead to the impression that they’re rare and only happen to other people. In reality, almost half of U.S. adults will experience a mental illness at some point during their lifetime.
If you’re seeking behavioral health services, it can be confusing and stressful navigating your options, but we are here to help. The type of behavioral health care service you choose typically depends on your condition. The main categories of care generally include emergency care, outpatient care, hospitalization, partial hospitalization, residential treatment centers, and integrated services.
Job search-related stresses can lead to worse mental health symptoms, which can in turn interfere with work tasks or deter potential employers. To break up this cycle, Sunrise helped with a new pilot program called the Supported Employment Pilot (SEP) for 219 qualifying Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) clients.
It can be difficult to admit you need drug addiction therapy. But once you’ve decided to seek help, there are many options to help you overcome chemical dependency and improve your life. One of the most effective, well-established addiction therapy options is dialectal behavioral therapy.
As the population ages, job opportunities for caregivers are expected to rapidly increase. 2020 is a great time to get into this growing field and pursue specialized training opportunities that set you up for long-term success.