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I'm a Caregiver, but Feel Like a Nurse!

Ask yourself: Are you suited for the medical jobs of family caregiving?

Could you manage the feeding tube inserted in your father's stomach? Would you be able to change bandages after your mother's heart surgery? Do you know how to give injections or check someone's blood oxygen level? If you're a caregiver, you may be expected to do all that — and more — as part of your daily routine. … Back to Article

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Family Expert and caregiver Amy Goyer discusses her caregiving experience and the decision to have her aging parents move in with her.

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