Respite Care Services
Because Your Quality of Life Matters Too
Anyone who has cared for a loved one knows this takes dedication, love and effort each day. At FirstLight Home Care of South Miami, we’ve seen family caretakers who are caring for family members with a disability, chronically ill family members, or the elderly. These caretakers are motivated by pure love, to do everything it takes to make the quality of life better for their loved one.
FirstLight Home Care understands that being a caregiver for someone you love is a serious undertaking. Many who provide elderly care for family members or friends in Miami, wind up in the challenging position of neglecting their own self-care, where they miss their own doctor’s appointments or they simply do not have time for any of the things they used to enjoy. Don’t let this situation develop to its boiling point where you’ve hit your limit: this is the time to call in respite care, to take care of both yourself and your loved one. You know your loved one deserves excellent elderly care, which is why you’ve been working so hard. You too, deserve a bit of time off, to have lunch with friends, take care of important appointments or simply to see a movie. Doing this gives you new energy and a great “boost” to take back to caregiving for your loved one!
What Is Respite Care?
Respite care services offered by FirstLight Home Care of South Miami can provide all of the non-medical caretaking services that you do for your loved one. This gives you a bit of time away from your duties as a caretaker, something that every person who is taking care of a loved one realizes that they need sometimes. We provide respite care services in Coral Gables, Miami Beach, Aventura and throughout Miami, so whether you need just a few hours, a day or even a little longer, you can feel confident that your loved one is well cared for, by a highly-trained caregiver.
FirstLight Respite Care Services
- Elderly Care
- 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
Being a family caregiver is hard work, it’s important to let yourself take a break every now and then. There could be unintended consequences if you don’t make time for the other aspects of your life such as your career, family, friends, and even your hobbies. Without some much needed time for themselves, caregivers can experience exhaustion, increased stress, and it may even have a negative impact on your health.
Remember that your loved one wants you to be happy too! Returning to your caregiving role relaxed and re-energized can even strengthen your relationship. Everyone deserves some time to themselves. With respite care servies from FirstLight Home Care of South Miami, you can rest assured knowing that your loved one is well taken care of while you attend to your own needs and find the “you” you’ve been missing.
Our respite care and elderly care services are available to Coral Gables, Miami Beach, Aventura, Coral Gables, Miami Beach, Aventura, and throughout Miami-Dade County. Contact us today to see how we can help.