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The Benefits of Respite Care

Respite care is temporary help for a caregiver so that she or he can take a break. Home Care Plus provided this infographic on the benefits of respite care. While I do not know this company and cannot vouch for them, I thought the message was valuable and worth sharing. And to learn how to access respite […]

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How to Take a Vacation: Regardless of Corporate Culture or Caregiving Duties

“Is it too soon?” This is how I start my vacation request emails to my boss. That’s because every time I return from a vacation, I submit another request for more time off. Vacations remind me what’s good – spending time with my family, reading books, sleeping late, and logging off. Sadly, not everyone gets that reminder. […]

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The Simple Way to Find Respite Care

You’re stressed. Overwhelmed. Desperately in need of a vacation. “Look into respite care,” friends and family tell you. Respite care is temporary help for your caregiving duties. It can be someone who cares for your family member a few hours a week for several weeks. It can be a senior living facility that takes residents for two […]

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