Caring for a loved one with a memory disorder can be an exhausting task, often taking a significant toll on the caregiver and their family. Respite care offered throughout Texas by The Cottages memory care assisted living facilities serves as a much needed short-term break for caregivers.
These short-term respite stays also allow loved ones living with memory loss or dementia to take a “test run” of assisted living a to see if the assisted living setting is a viable solution for their living needs. The process of choosing a long-term living situation for a loved one can often be confusing and complicated. The Cottages residential care respite options provide solutions for the needs of families facing these difficult decisions for any desired length of time.
What is Included During a Respite Care Stay?
Independent Lifestyle — The same services are available to respite residents at The Cottages assisted living as all permanent residents. Residents are grouped into smaller communities of eight to 12 apartments, complete with dining, kitchen and living areas. Caring and compassionate staff are available to assist residents 24 hours a day. This unique preview stay of living arrangement is ideal for those who desire to be as independent as possible but need some security and assistance with daily living activities.
Memory Care Activities — A wide variety of memory specific activities, including music, arts and crafts, games and other specialized interest activities are provided to all residents at The Cottages. These activities are purposefully for those living with memory disorders.
Beautiful Setting for Specialized Care
In addition to family-style, independent living arrangements, The Cottages provide residents with large, secure outdoor spaces for recreation and enjoyment. When weather permits, outdoor dining is available with a refreshing view of beautifully maintained gardens.
Whether for a short-term stay or a transition into a more permanent living arrangement is needed, flexible options available. Respite care gives your loved ones a complete experience of all of the state-of-the-art memory care services provided, while you are able to take a much needed break from the daily burden of caregiving.