Companion Care in Eugene: How We Help Manage Caregiver Stress
Before succumbing to caregiver stress or burnout, learn how Visiting Angels® Eugene companion care services can help you to reduce and avoid it. When you become the primary caregiver of a loved one, take time out for yourself and be sure you can recognize the signs and symptoms of caregiver stress before you become burned out. Some of the symptoms are:
- Unable to sleep or concentrate
- Feeling tired and rundown, even after a good nights sleep
- Overreacting to annoyances you would otherwise ignore
- Increase in eating, drinking, or smoking
- Not engaging with family or friends
- Avoiding social interaction or leisure activities
When you begin to notice any one or more of these symptoms, it's time to ask for help. Visiting Angels Eugene can help to give you a much-needed break with any of our companion care services including respite care for people just like you.
Transitioning to Companion Care Services in Eugene
If you've just become a caregiver for your loved one, you know there's going to be challenges. Visiting Angels Eugene can help with the day to day challenges to help reduce your stress so you can continue to be your loved one's primary caregiver, but with the help you need. Our skilled caregivers have years of experience when it comes to providing many of the services your loved one may need and can be flexible as they change. The caregiver chosen to assist you with your loved one's unique needs knows how to assist your loved one with everything from dignified bathing to meal preparation and clean up.
To help your loved ones transition to companion care services, our caregivers at Visiting Angels Eugene can start with a few hours a week allowing your loved one to adjust to having someone new in their home. As they begin to assist your loved one with their activities and routines, they'll begin to trust them and actually look forward to their visits. You'll feel better too because you'll know when you're not there they'll be safe and secure until your return.
Call for a Free Consultation
Start today to derail stress with a phone call to Visiting Angels Eugene. When you call, make an appointment for your free in-home consultation to learn more about the companion care services we offer to the families and loved ones of Eugene, Cottage Grove, Junction City, Pleasant Hill, Springfield, and the surrounding areas.
Call Visiting Angels Eugene today to ask about our companion care services!