Talk to family members and friends. This is a popular option, of course. Siblings or other family members may be available to provide necessary relief. Good friends are also often glad to help if they know they are needed. Starting with this circle is an excellent way to develop a respite care schedule.Go to faith-based options. Many churches, temples, and other faith-based organizations offer some form of volunteer help for families with caregiving needs. This help may be in the form of home-based help for seniors with mobility issues or it may include on-site activities for seniors who can get around more easily.Check with community centers and senior centers. Again, for those seniors who can get around more easily and who enjoy social contact, community and senior centers often have day classes or activities that can engage senior loved ones and enable you to enjoy some time off.Go professional. Often home caregivers find respite care by engaging professional caregivers. This is an especially attractive option when the demands of caring for a loved one are heavy.
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