"Renewal and rejuvenation -- they’re words that conjure up fluffy bath robes and spa treatments. For caregivers, renewal and rejuvenation may be seen as indulgences that just don’t have a place in their lives. The best way for caregivers to ensure their own good health and that of the person they’re caring for, however, is to take time to look after themselves. Respite is an opportunity to get that needed rest and rejuvenation. Turns out it’s not a luxury; it’s an important practice for staying healthy."
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The Health and Home Care Society of BC is an independent and BC-based not-for-profit organization. Since 1898, we have taken care of British Columbians through healthcare initiatives tailored to the communities we serve.