Pacifica Senior Living Blog

Family Caregivers: The Challenges of Caring for a Loved One

Nov 6, 2023 3:52:03 PM / by Carly Dodd, Pacifica Senior Living posted in Respite Care


Over 40 million Americans  act as volunteer caregivers for a family member. Being a caregiver is one of the most difficult and significant roles someone can take on. It can be exceptionally rewarding, but it is also a difficult task full of challenges and hard work.

Caregivers have a huge responsibility, and their role is constantly changing - they have to learn to adapt and be continually flexible to the needs of their loved one. From medication management to staying on top of doctor visits, medical papers, helping with transportation, the activities of daily living, home upkeep, and so much more, caregivers do a lot.

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What is Respite Care?

Jul 29, 2022 8:00:00 AM / by Carly Dodd, Pacifica Senior Living posted in Care Levels, Respite Care


There are times in our lives when we need a little extra help. Being a primary caregiver is not an easy task, and Respite Care is a great alternative to at home health care. Pacifica Senior Living’s Respite Care program is specially crafted to allow family members who have been providing home care an opportunity to rest from the daily tasks required when taking care of a loved one.

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