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Respite Care in Fredericksburg, VA, and Surrounding Areas

You don’t have to do it all alone. Let Comfort Keepers® step in and provide respite care.

Although caring for a loved one can be a rewarding experience, it is important to take a break at times so you can attend to other duties and activities that can help you maintain a balanced life. Comfort Keepers®’ respite care offers family caregivers the time they need to keep up with other responsibilities and to rest so that they can be there, refreshed, for their loved one.

Think of respite care as your flexible source of support when you need a helping hand. Our respite care services, whether for an extended time or for short increments each day, are flexible to fit your needs.  

Why Respite Care?

 

Caring for the caregiver is just as important as caring for the senior. Since caring for your loved one can be demanding and require that you always be actively engaged, it is not uncommon to feel stressed. Respite care is one form of providing some relief from that stress. Choosing a respite care provider can help you care for your loved one and reduce your daily stress.

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The True Value of Respite Care: Senior Companion Home Care in Fredericksburg, VA

Senior Companion Home Care in Fredericksburg, VA discuss the true value of respite care

If you have decided that you want to be the primary caretaker to your loved one, you will find that it can be very rewarding, but it can also be demanding and also overwhelming. While you want to be able to provide your loved one with the best care possible, you may start to find that you are taxed and worn down in the process. If you already work a full-time job and you have errands you have been neglecting, you may become stressed, especially if you miss something important. Fortunately, there is an answer to this problem and it is offered by the Comfort Keepers senior companion home care team. Respite care is a way for you to receive the time you need to run errands and your loved one can continue to receive the correct level of care they need.

Comfort Keepers Senior Companion Home Care will allow you to:

  • Run errands and handle your responsibilities
  • Return to your loved one with a new sense of purpose and attitude
  • Look at the caregiving situation from a completely new perspective
  • Focus on your health and wellbeing
  • Catch up with your family and friends or you can go out and meet new people
  • Remain involved in your favorite hobbies and pastimes
  • Find time to relax

Get Respite Care Today

If you want to establish respite care for your beloved senior, you will first need to think about a couple of things. First and foremost, what much time? And when? Also, you will need to sit down with your loved one and discuss your choice with them. After all, it does affect them. You may find that your loved one wants to know why you want time away from them. This is common and since a new caregiver will be new to them, you should reassure them as much and often as possible.

You will need to think about the cost of the service as well. Comfort Keepers Senior Companion Home Care will work with you to make sure the services fit into your budget. We will tailor the care services to meet your loved one’s needs and work out a schedule with you that works for everyone.

Call Comfort Keepers Today for Help

The Comfort Keepers Senior Companion Home Care team offers a wide range of services in addition to respite care. We can help your loved one with all of their activities of daily life and we will work to build a stronger relationship between you and your loved one. Call Comfort Keepers at your convenience to learn more. 

How Comfort Keepers Can Help

Comfort Keepers’ trained, compassionate respite caregivers can provide your loved one with the care needs she or he requires while you attend to other personal matters.

Here are a few examples where respite care can provide assistance:

  • Going to doctor or dentist visits 
  • Finding time to juggle personal life and family
  • Going on family trips or vacations
  • Attending caregiver support groups 
  • Attending exercise classes, civic activities and social outings

Respite care can help you recharge. Contact Comfort Keepers of Fredericksburg today at (540) 212-9707 for more information on how we can help or;

 

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