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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.

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.


Respite Care a Great Value to Family Caregivers

While being a family caregiver can be a rewarding experience, it can add additional stress an already busy schedule.


Importance of Respite Relief for Family Caregivers

Over time, without relief and assistance, caregiving can take a mental and physical toll on family caregivers.


Respite Care For Family Caregivers

Comfort Keepers® respite care & home health care services provide fully trained senior caregivers for those looking for a helping hand in times of need.


Respite Care Services

First of all what exactly is respite care? It is temporary, in-home senior care through compassionate and professional Comfort Keepers® caregivers.


Comfort Keepers In-Home Care Offers Valuable Respite Care

The stress of being a caregiver can cause real issues for a family member—physically, mentally and emotionally. 


The Value of Respite Care for Family Caregivers and Seniors

Respite care — provided by a professional caregiver or relative or friend — offers primary caregivers temporary relief from caregiving responsibilities, a chance to rest and recharge.


What is Respite Care?

Respite care offers assistance to those families who are in need of support to help care for an elderly loved one.


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 Benefits

It can be a joy and a privilege to care for an aging family member, providing them assistance with daily tasks.



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