People are living longer and now many children in their 50’s are finding themselves in a predicament of worrying about their aging parents, and their living situations. Many seniors can live independently without being
Caring for a chronically ill elderly person is a challenge that most people can’t manage alone. Respite care provides the primary caregiver and the family with a short term break from ongoing caregiving responsibilities.
Just getting an outside caregiver for a few hours a day or a few hours a week can restore ones energy and relieve stress. It allows the family member who is the primary caregiver to continue caregiving duties without burning out.
Being a caregiver to a loved elderly family member is such a critical role that it is so important to maintain one’s own health and happiness. Your loved one depends on you.
Please contact NurtureCare when you find it necessary to take a break and recharge as necessary. It’s critical that you take the time for yourself whether it be to care for yourself, doctor’s visits, shopping, visiting friends and family and the other myriad activities that keep us well balanced.