The quality of your relationship with your parent will make the difference
If you are a card-carrying member of the Sandwich Generation — working outside of the home, caring for your family (which may include young children or “boomerangers”) and for an older parent, as well — your children could be a big help in taking some of the burden off your shoulders. As an added bonus, they could have a memorable experience with their grandparents by becoming important members of your caregiving team.
The operative word here, however, is could. And the relationship both you and your children have with your parent is an important factor in whether they should be.
Read the entire article here: http://www.nextavenue.org/when-should-you-grandparent-caregiving/
Traxx Mobility Systems manufactures and sell the Titan 500, a freestanding overhead patient lift for home health care. It allows a single caregiver, often a family member, to safely transfer a loved one between the bed and a wheelchair or other assistive device. It protects both the caregiver and the patient from injuries associated with manual transfers or traditional floor-based patient lifts.