Visiting Angels Amarillo, TX Blog

How Senior Care in Amarillo Helps Family Caregivers

 provider of senior care in Amarillo sitting with elderly patient

Being a caregiver can be both rewarding and exhausting. If you are caring for a loved one, and feeling overwhelmed or exhausted, Visiting Angels® Amarillo is here to help with customizable senior care services.

We are a locally owned and operated senior home care provider for families in Amarillo and throughout the Texas Panhandle. Our reliable and compassionate caregivers can ensure your loved one has the care they need so you can rest, recharge, and have the energy to provide the best care when you return.

Recognizing the Signs of Stress and Caregiver Burnout

To give your loved one the best care, you need to take care of yourself first. Knowing the signs of caregiver stress and burnout can help you recognize when to step back and give yourself a break.

Some common signs of caregiver stress and burnout include:

  • A drastic change in appetite

  • Headaches, backaches, and other physical pain

  • Feelings of dread or resentment

  • Losing your temper easily

  • Constant fatigue and exhaustion

  • Feeling depressed or anxious

  • Excessive drinking or smoking

How Senior Care from Visiting Angels Amarillo Can Help

Having the ability to step back and take a break is one of the best ways to curb stress and avoid caregiver burnout. But for many family caregivers, finding someone qualified to provide care is difficult at best. That’s why at Visiting Angels Amarillo, our caregivers are chosen not only for their qualifications, but also for their patience, kindness, and genuine enthusiasm for senior care. For added peace of mind, every caregiver on our team has undergone meticulous background and drug testing, as well as thorough reference checks.

Just a few of the senior home care services our caregivers provide to clients in the Amarillo area include:

  • Assistance with personal hygiene, including bathing, toileting, and dressing
  • Light housekeeping, such as sweeping, laundry, and organizing
  • Friendly companionship and conversation
  • Mobility help wherever it’s needed
  • Supervision on walks and outings
  • Transportation to shopping, errands, and social activities
  • Planning and preparing healthy meals and snacks
  • Hourly home care
  • Availability on weekends, holidays, and overnight
  • Full-time and part-time care

Whether it’s a full weekend to recharge, a couple of hours every week to run errands, or extended care while your family is on vacation, senior care from Visiting Angels Amarillo can provide the respite you need to avoid caregiver stress and burnout.

Ready to learn more about senior care from Visiting Angels Amarillo? Call our office today at (806) 344-8264 to set up a no-obligation consultation. Our home care services are available to families in Amarillo and throughout the Texas Panhandle.

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