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Respite Care

Respite Care Information

Many family members provide basic care for aging family themselves. Providing such care, however, poses a number of problems for family caregivers, who can eventually experience mental and physical exhaustion after extended caregiving. Respite Care allows family caregivers a break to attend to other life necessities like personal appointments or alone time. While a family caregiver is away, a respite caregiver can temporarily see to the daily concerns of an elderly person.

Below is a collection of articles and resources created by Comfort Keepers to provide information about Respite Care and related topics.

Respite Care: The Perfect Vacation Solution

While seniors may require a greater amount of attention as they get older, it is important for people to realize that caring for a senior does not mean life stops.


Respite Care: Support for Family Caregivers


When It Is Time to Consider Respite Care

Respite care is not self-indulgent. It’s a necessity. Caring for an older or ill family member can be hugely rewarding and bring you closer − but being consumed by it will drain you physically and emotionally, and eventually cause burnout.



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