Senior Respite Care Near Chicago

Here for the whole family.

If you are caring for a senior loved one, are you experiencing a lack of energy, lessened interest in things you used to love, increased isolation, changes in diet and exercise, a decrease in sleep, and/or any other negative effects? 

If this sounds like you, you may be experiencing caregiver stress and burnout, which is a real issue affecting primary caregivers – many of whom happen to be family caregivers

While it can be difficult to find time for a break in your day-to-day routine to care for you, you may find yourself needing to take a step back from that full-time role to do so. Not only does focusing on your own personal care allow you to be the best caregiver possible, but it also refreshes you so you can provide the care and support your loved one requires and deserves. 

How can you get the support you need while ensuring there’s expert care available for your loved one? This is where respite care at our Arlington Heights community comes in.

Respite Care at The Moorings of Arlington Heights

We understand that respite care, for some caregivers, can feel like a difficult decision to make. After all, you are the expert on your loved one, with complete knowledge of their likes and dislikes, their current care needs, their preferences, and more. However, with our senior respite care program at The Moorings, we offer the personalized support your loved one deserves with the same love and effort you provide.

What Does Respite Care at The Moorings Include?

Whether your loved one stays with us for just a few days, up to a month, or more, they’ll have access to our beautiful campus and a range of amenities all while having new experiences and making new friends.

Even better, they’ll have the short-term skilled nursing support they need, allowing you to invest in your own well-being and take a well-deserved break with peace of mind.

What do respite care suites include?

  • A decorated, fully furnished apartment where they can refresh
  • Flat linens and towels
  • Television with basic cable
  • Telephone with local calling service

FAQ

Respite care is a short-term stay service for older adults who need support while their caregiver enjoys a break or rests.

These stays are often provided at a senior living community that is specially designed to keep seniors safe. During these stays, older adults can enjoy the community, make friends, participate in activities, and receive support.

Caregiver burnout is often described as a state of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion. Those affected by this may begin to experience fatigue, anxiety and depression. They may also have difficulties with work and relationships.

Respite care is for older adults who need care and support at a time when their caregiver may not be able to provide it for them. 

Caregivers consider respite care for their loved one if they need to travel for work, are going on vacation, need time for themselves, or are considering a community for their loved one.

Respite care recipients can stay at The Moorings for just a few days, a month, or longer. Be sure to discuss your needs and financial options with a professional or a member of our team.

Are you interested in senior respite care in Arlington Heights near Chicago? Contact us using our form here, or by calling us at 847-956-4095. We’re happy to see how we can support you and your family members.