When a senior loved one needs a little extra help at home, the first instinct is often to offer that help ourselves. However, when you are caring for others, it is important to make sure that you are not neglecting your own health. While taking care of a loved one can be rewarding, it can also be stressful and a very time-consuming responsibility. You need regular rest to keep you focused, and time to take care of your responsibilities outside of your family as well. That's where a Senior Helpers caregiver can be of assistance.
Senior Helpers' Respite Care Services enable your senior loved one to comfortably remain in their own home, while providing you with a much-needed interval of rest or relief. As the primary caregiver for your loved one, it is important to recognize that it is ok to take a break from your caregiving responsibilities.
Senior Helpers of Palo Alto is here to help you care for your loved one, giving you time to:
- Run errands
- Spend time with your family
- Make personal doctor or dentist appointments
- Take a weekend getaway
- Spend some much needed time alone
These short-term breaks can help to relieve stress, restore energy, and promote balance in your life. It also enables you to share the responsibility for caregiving while getting the needed support for yourself and loved ones.