Boulder Respite Care
Because Your Quality of Life Matters Too
Perhaps you are currently caring for an elderly family member, an ill relative, or a disabled individual. Whoever this individual may be, you are helping them out of sheer love and care. The dedication you are showing to keep the person’s life normal and comfortable is a sign that you are a thoughtful and generous person. It takes vast amounts of dedication and patience to remain kindhearted and generous to consistently put another person’s needs above your own. This alone makes you an exceptionally special person.
However, at some point you will need time for your personal growth and activities. To dedicate much of your time caring for another person can be a strain on your health, both emotionally and physically. It could force you to ignore your own needs to fully care for your loved one. As your own life takes the backseat, you could slowly develop feelings of resentment and anger for the role you have caring for your loved one. Over time, this may diminish the quality of care for the person you’re caring for. Your role may feel more like a tedious job and eat away at the tender and loving relationship you once had.
What Is Respite Care?
FirstLight’s respite care service is here to cater to both you and your loved one’s needs. We take over your role as the primary caregiver so you can take a break and tend to your own needs. And as you take time to attend to your personal life, we will see to it that your loved one doesn’t miss anything. We have compassionate caregivers who understand the importance of quality respite care and elderly care in Boulder, Broomfield, Brighton, and surrounding areas. It is upon you to decide whether you need our caregivers to stay for a few hours, the whole day, the whole night or longer. FirstLight is ready to be hired once or often – we can accommodate whatever needs you have. Although our focus is the elderly respite care, we also serve any adult that needs assistance in Boulder, Brighton, or surrounding communities.
FirstLight Respite Care Services
- Medication reminders
- Help with personal mobility
- Bathing and personal hygiene
- Dementia care
- Special diets and meal preparation
- Light housekeeping
- Other household chores
- And much more!
Remember to Be Yourself
As a caregiver, you have other aspects of life that make up who you are. If you forget these aspects- personal development, goals, family, friends, and spouse, you could soon become stressed and forget to appreciate the little things in life. Down the road, this could lead to other ailments, such as exhaustion, isolation, stress and sickness. There is no need to feel guilty – it’s okay to take time for yourself because you are allowed to have a life to live too. You deserve a break from routine activities and to go out for fun and relaxation. Your loved one you care deeply for also cares for you, and wants you to be happy. If you take time off for yourself, you will come back feeling happier, relaxed and re-energized to help your loved one. FirstLight’s respite care and elderly care, available throughout the communities of Boulder, Brighton, and surrounding areas, can give you a chance to attend to your own needs while making sure that your loved one is well nurtured. Get in touch with us today to learn how we can step in while you’re away, to give you a much-needed break, while ensuring your loved one’s needs are taken care of.
Our care services are available to the communities of Boulder, Broomfield, Brighton, Ft. Lupton, Lafayette, Erie, Longmont, Louisville, Northglenn, Thorton, and Westminster.
Contact us today to see how FirstLight Home Care can help.
For additional information on respite care: Give Yourself a Much Needed Break