Caregiving: Tips for long-distance caregivers

Long-distance caregiving poses unique challenges. Find out what you can do to help a family member from afar and make the most of visits.

By Mayo Clinic Staff

If you live an hour or more away from a parent — or another relative or friend — who needs care, you might wonder what you can do to help. Start by understanding options for long-distance caregiving, ranging from coordinating services to providing respite for a primary caregiver.

Feb. 14, 2020