Respite care for older adults during the holidays

If you are a caregiver who could benefit from the peace of mind of having your loved one in a safe, caring, friendly environment, respite care is an option to provide relief to families caring for older adults.  The holidays are a time for renewal and abundant joy, however, home caregivers may find it especially challenging and stressful.  Respite care is designed for short-term care that gives home caregivers a well-deserved break.

Putnam Ridge offers a Respite Care Program for families who need temporary care of their loved one.  Whether your family member needs care for a few weeks or longer, they will be treated with compassion while their medical needs are addressed.  Relax knowing they are in good hands.  Respite residents enjoy full access to 24-hour skilled nursing care in a caring and friendly environment, plus medication management, beauty parlor services, a full range of therapeutic recreation activities, personal care, restaurant-style dining and more.  Not only does respite stays provide relieve to caregivers, but most of all, it provides a chance for your loved one to meet new people, experience new things and get the quality of care they deserve!

For more information about how to set up respite care for older adults, please call Putnam Ridge’s Admission’s office at 845-278-3636.  Happy Holidays!

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