As a Caregiver, juggling the responsibility of your workplace simultaneously can be stressful. Sometimes, fear of being judged or losing your job may prevent you from communicating about your situation at your workplace. In this article, there is an example of NBC anchor Richard Lui whose father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and how he adjusted his worklife in order to make time to take care of his father.
“Make sure that someone at work knows the situation because caregiving can be unpredictable…It’s good for your supervisor to know you could be called away.”
Further in this article, there are also some tips pertaining to finding a solution and communicating with your employer when these two responsibilities collide.