How Respite Care Combats Caregiver Burnout
As a caregiver, caring for an elderly parent can take a toll on an adult child. No matter how much you love your parent, the fact is, everyone needs a break now and then. Unfortunately, many adult children taking care of an aging parent feel guilty taking any time for themselves. This is where respite care can help.
In article on Kiplinger.com, Caregivers Need to Take a Break, states that while nearly 44 million U.S. adults are family caregivers, a majority of them aren’t receiving any kind of respite care. According to the article, this is a mistake.
Caregiving is incredibly stressful and providing care for your loved one all day, every day is nearly impossible. In other words, seeking help is the responsible thing to do – for everyone involved.
If you are looking for respite care to recharge and make you a better caregiver for your parent (and it will), Physician’s Choice Private Duty Omaha can help. Call us today at 402-331-2273 to learn how to make sure your loved is well taken care of while you take some much-deserved time for yourself.