Give Yourself a Break with Manhattan Respite Care
Whether you’re assisting a chronically ill loved one, an elderly loved one, or a family member with a disability, you perform these actions out of love because you care. Your pledge in making sure that he or she has all their needs met allowing the highest quality of life to be lived tells a lot about you. It shows that you’re warmhearted, compassionate, and watchful. And that you’d use every resource within reach to help someone you care about.
Have you considered you and your own needs? Caregivers have difficult jobs, and if you’re caring for a love one at the expense of your own well-being it could result in unforeseen consequences. Failing to pay attention to your own fulfillment and happiness can create animosity with time as your continue putting other people’s needs ahead of your own. Left unattended, this animosity can churn and augment until it converts a once-great relationship into a hardship of obligations, and that’s never fair to either party. Always remember loved ones want you to be happy, too!
What Is Manhattan Respite Care?
FirstLight Home Care of Manhattan’s respite care services grants you the opportunity to take some time off from caregiving to address your own obligations, allowing you to focus on your own needs for a while. While you’re away, we step in and ensure your loved one is provided for. Our professional and benevolent caregivers can provide respite care at-home or any location for a few hours, a whole day, overnight, or even weeks if needed. We’re available to help whether you need us for one, or every day! We specialize in elderly respite care, however our services can help any adult seeking home care assistance in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, or Staten Island.
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
Offering your caregiver services is only a part of who you are. If you don’t grow all the other wonderful things that make you who you are, your partner, family, friends, your interests, talents, and hobbies, your career, you could be moving toward great misfortune. If family caregivers don’t make time for themselves they may experience increased fatigued, stress levels, or even more serious health concerns.
It’s fine to take some time for yourself, without remorse. Everyone is entitled to take a break; to pull out of the everyday routine to relax, re-charge, and rejuvenate. It’s normal, hearty, and can improve the relationship that you love with the person you care for. After all, if you’re refreshed and uplifted, both parties will be better off. FirstLight of Manhattan respite care services can help you locate your inner-self without hurting the quality and care your family member needs.
FirstLight Home Care provides respite care and senior care services to the communities of Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.
Contact us today to see how our Manhattan respite care can give you the break you deserve.