At our law firm, I meet a lot of amazing people who are dealing with serious physical and mental disabilities. I've also had the pleasure of meeting the family members and loved ones who take care of our clients. Caregivers are often unsung heroes, and not many people understand how demanding the caregiver role can be.
In addition to traditional support groups that help caregivers cope with the pressures they face, smart phone apps can make things a little easier. From maintaining medical records to scheduling medical appointments, these apps can help organize and simplify a caregiver's responsibilities.
Recently, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review published an article listing some of these apps:
Given the growing popularity of smart phones, it's only natural that more and more apps will become available. By taking advantage of these simple but helpful apps, you can reduce the confusion and stress associated with your role as a caregiver. And sometimes it's the little things that make the biggest difference.