Your mom struggles to do all of the housework. Joint pain makes it hard for her to hold cleaning tools like dusters and scrub brushes. You’ve heard that caregivers can help with light housekeeping. What does that mean? Are there housekeeping tasks that elder care services don’t cover?
The Common Definition of Light Housekeeping
Are There Chores Caregivers Don’t Help With?
If there are tasks your mom cannot do independently that would help her, ask an elder care agency for advice. You might find that even though it doesn’t fit your definition of light housekeeping, caregivers may be willing to help.