Find the Support You Need
Caring for an elderly parent, an ailing spouse, or a child with special needs, can take a toll on your personal well-being. It’s important to pay attention to your own physical and emotional health and seek assistance when you need it. LifeWorks, Abbott’s Employee Assistance and Work/Life partner, has the resources to help you take care of loved ones.
SUPPORT FOR CAREGIVER STRESS
Important resources and ways to handle the stress of caring for an older family member or someone with an illness or disability.READ
TALK TO AN EXPERT
You don’t need to tackle the challenges of caregiving alone. Receive personal support, professional guidance, and supportive services as you care for others. You can get expert advice and referrals to tools and resources that can help ease the load. Topics include parenting, caregiving and more.
To learn more about free and confidential counseling call LifeWorks, or read more about your options:
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ONLINE RESOURCES
LifeWorks offers articles, handbooks, and podcasts to help you manage the day-to-day challenges of caregiving.
Access Library for:
Topics That Most Affect You
Caring for a Dependent Loved One
Learn how to cope with feeling overwhelmed by tasks, mourning the loss of your old life, and accepting this new phase of your relationship.
Caring for Yourself
Get tips for managing work and caregiving responsibilities, and taking care of yourself.
LISTEN TO A PODCAST
Listening to podcasts helps you get the information you need while on-the-go. Access podcasts on topics, including:
- Caregiving Tips for the Sandwich Generation
- When a Loved One is Facing a Terminal Illness
- How a Support Group Helped Me
CarePartner is Your Help for Loved Ones
Caring for a loved one and need support? CarePartner helps you through the hurdles. This benefit provides advocacy, care coordination, billing and claim resolution for your loved one to ensure they receive the best care and you have peace of mind.
To contact CarePartner: