Cheektowaga, NY

Give Yourself A Break With Buffalo Respite Care

Providing quality care to your loved one who is elderly, suffering from an illness, or needs special attention comes from true love. Love fuels the intention to adequately provide for your family and friends, ensuring that they get the best out of life. You do this out of the abundance of your heart and because you have human qualities like compassion, generosity, and patience. However, it can be easy to forget about your personal needs.  Providing quality care and attention to another individual regularly can take its toll. While your caregiving services improve a loved one’s quality of life, your personal life and priorities can become neglected. Ignoring your personal needs and desires to care for someone else can cause you to have deep regrets over time. If you can’t find help with your caregiving situation, it could affect your life permanently. It is hard to pursue career advancement, long term goals, and lifelong dreams when regularly caring for a loved one. Calling a Buffalo respite care specialist from FirstLight can give you the break you need while ensuring your loved one still receives the quality care.

What Is Respite Care?

We understand what comes with the role of a being a primary caregiver, and we are here to take the weight of that stress off your shoulders. FirstLight of East Buffalo’s respite care is a unique caregiving service designed to help primary caregivers recover from the stress of their responsibilities. We give you the chance to take a break from your obligations and have some time to yourself. While you have some time to yourself, we step in and see to it that your loved one receives the best care from our well-trained in home care providers.

Our respite care services come in different packages that could last for a few hours, a day, or on a long-term basis depending on your needs.  Whether you seek our services one-time or concurrently, our Buffalo in home care providers are at your beck and call. Our care services span from elderly respite care and other specialized caregiving plans like:

 

  • Companionship
  • Medication reminders
  • Help with personal mobility
  • Bathing and personal hygiene
  • Dementia care
  • Special diets and meal preparation
  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Other household chores
  • And much more!
Remember to Be Yourself

It is your choice to be a primary caregiver, not an obligation. You must take care of other aspects of your life. When you ignore them to focus on your primary caregiving responsibility, you can lose your friends, career, interests, and hobbies. Your level of stress and exhaustion will rise dramatically, exposing you to health concerns. If you  feel like taking a break from your primary caregiving responsibility, you should go ahead, without feeling guilt.  It will help you freshen up and get yourself on track. When you do this, you will relieve your loved one from feeling like a burden, thus fostering your relationship.

FirstLight of East Buffalo’s respite care is here to help you get away and find yourself without leaving your loved one behind. Your loved one will receive the highest quality caregiving services while you take the break you deserve.

Contact us today today to see how FirstLight Buffalo can help.

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