Respite Care For Elderly Loved Ones in Dayton, OH and Surrounding Areas
Rest, recharge, or focus on other important matters while we care for your loved one.
While caregiving for a family member can be rewarding or an opportunity to bond, it can be challenging to balance with your job or in caring for your children. Even the best situations can be tiring and add stress to your already busy life. Therefore, respite care might be an option for you.
Family caregivers are typically less effective in the role of caregiver when they are emotionally drained, let alone physically exhausted. Comfort Keepers respite care for elderly loved ones can provide the temporary relief that family caregivers need, in order to keep their loved ones out of assisted living facilities.
What is Respite Care?
Respite care, meaning "a short period of rest from something difficult", is known as "short break" in other countries. Respite for elderly loved ones grant planned short-term breaks for family caregivers who need an opportunity to rest or tend to other matters in their life. In short, Respite Care helps support the primary caregiver and the relationship of their senior loved one.
How Respite Care For Elderly Parents Can Help You
Respite care services from Comfort Keepers provide you and family caregivers a chance to get out of the house for a few hours or days while you rest easy knowing your family is taken care of. This gives caregivers a chance to:
- take care of the errands you never seem to have time for.
- catch up on shopping.
- attend a support group meeting.
- visit doctor or dentist for routine care.
- give yourself much-needed rest.
Comfort Keepers respite care for elder loved ones can be arranged for a few hours during the week or for a few days at a time--in case you have to be out of town, take a vacation, or tend to other matters that require longer periods of separation from your senior loved one.