How Respite Care Combats Caregiver Burnout

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.

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 can help. Call us 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.