Respite Care Services
Because Your Quality of Life Matters Too
It doesn’t matter if you’re caring for a sick family member, someone with a disability, or a senior, you take care of them because you love them. Your actions say a lot about you, especially when you are providing all the necessities for the highest quality of life. Only a benevolent, charitable, and understanding person acts this way – and you would probably do whatever you could to assist a loved one.
It also means you might neglect your needs. Caregiving takes tremendous effort. You could potentially care for them at a personal toll, which could ultimately have unforeseen ramifications. Neglecting yourself, leading to unhappiness and unfulfillment, can build animosity as you put your loved ones needs in front of your own. If it goes unchecked for too long, this animosity could sour a once great relationship into an assignment of labor, which isn’t fair for anyone involved. The person you are trying to help wants you to remember that they want your happiness too!
What Is Respite Care?
FirstLight of Omaha Suburbs provides in home and respite care services in Papillion, La Vista, Bellevue and additional Omaha Suburbs communities, to grant you time away from your obligations as a primary caregiver, which allows you to concentrate on your own self for a little while. Instead of worrying while you are away, we are on hand with your loved one providing the care they deserve. Our knowledgeable and empathetic caregivers will perform in home and respite care services where they are needed for any length of time, whether it is just a few hours, the whole day, or even longer if needed. We are available to give assistance if you need us one time or regularly. Even though we specialize in senior home and respite care, we still provide our services for any adult requiring our assistance in Papillion, La Vista and the surrounding communities of Omaha Suburbs.
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
You are more than just a caregiver. Make sure you pay attention to all the areas of your life that make you whole- your partner, friends, your work life, your extracurricular activities- otherwise you might be heading for problems. Family caregivers that neglect their own lives can end up having too much stress, getting exhausted, or even can develop major health issues of their own.
There is no reason to feel guilty about wishing for some time for yourself. People need the ability to stop working; to break the schedule to relax, destress, and rejuvenate. It is good for you and might even bolster the relationship between you and the loved one you care for. Your increased happiness and energy levels will leave both parties better off. FirstLight of Omaha Suburbs in home and respite care services will assist you getting back to “you” again, without upsetting the level of care your loved one finds necessary.
FirstLight Home Care provides superior in home and respite care services to many communities of Omaha Suburbs, including Millard, Gretna, Ralston, Bellevue, Papillion and LaVista.
Contact us today to see how we can help.