Family Caregivers Need a Break

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Does Vacation Seem Like an Impossible Dream?

If you are looking forward to summer but afraid that taking a much-needed vacation will be impossible – Assisting Hands of Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky are here for you.

Mental health experts agree that vacation time is important. When we have time to renew ourselves and recharge our emotional batteries, and can come back to the “real world” ready to jump back in.

However, family caregivers often feel they simply can’t leave their loved one home alone – and often mobility or other health issues prevent them from bringing their loved one with them.  So often, even when caregivers take their vacation days, they are spending that time doing more caregiving and adding, not subtracting, from their stress.

Home Care Professionals Offer Respite

Family caregivers often feel guilty about leaving their parents or loved ones behind to go on vacation. But when you can rely on highly trained home care professionals, you’ll have the peace of mind you need to get the break you deserve.  Remember, a vacation will allow you to get some rest and relaxation, ultimately improving the quality of your caregiving.

Even if your loved ones have special needs such as dementia or Alzheimer’s, we have the home care professionals you need. Just reach out to us in advance so we can have time to meet with you, understand your family’s needs, and find the caregiver that is the best match.

A home care professional can provide much-needed companionship, assistance with shower, dressing, and personal hygiene, light housekeeping and meal preparation, and medication supervision. Your loved one can also be safely transported to doctor’s appointments – or simply to places and activities they enjoy, such as their place of worship, a favorite restaurant, or the barber or salon. And if a furry companion is in the picture, pet care can be provided too!

Get the Peaceful Vacation You Deserve

Assisting Hands of Cincinnati & Northern Kentuckycan provide whatever level of care you need. We visit our clients a few hours a week, a day, or, for 24/7 care, we build a caregiving dream team for continuity, reliability and comfort.

Summer is coming – don’t hesitate to give us a call and let us make sure you get the worry-free vacation you deserve!