Serving as the sole caregiver for a loved one can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be a stressful, demanding responsibility, particularly respite care. Family caregivers are not alone, though. It is estimated that nearly 44 million Americans (predominately Baby Boomers) regularly care for an elderly relative.
With so many people depending on them, it is crucial that caregivers take the time to care for themselves. No matter how much they love the people they are caring for, caregivers require regular breaks to perform at their best. That is where Comfort Keepers’ respite care, referred to as “short break care” in some countries, can help. We provide professional in home care for seniors and other adults who require assistance to temporarily relieve caregivers so they can see to other matters such as the following:
Benefits of Comfort Keepers Respite Care
Respite care services give caregivers the unique opportunity to leave home for a few hours, or a few days. We provide the peace of mind that comes with knowing their loved ones are in the hands of home care professionals in Edmonton AB. With Comfort Keepers respite care services, caregivers can schedule as much or as little time away as they need. Caregivers can be available up to 24 hours a day.
Caregivers do not need to let non-stop caregiving take a toll on their physical and emotional health.
With Comfort Keepers home care providers caring for their loved ones, you can receive that much-needed rest you need to re-focus. Or confidently return to your attentive caregiving duties. And not only do family caregivers benefit from short break care. Seniors are also exposed to new opportunities to engage in meaningful conversation, games, light exercise and other social activities with professional, compassionate caregivers. As a client of Comfort Keepers of Edmonton, AB, your loved one is apart of our family. And we’ll always treat them as such.
Are you a family caregiver for a senior loved one living in the Edmonton area? Do you find yourself feeling overwhelmed, emotionally drained or physically exhausted? Contact us or call 780-465-4665 for more information today.