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Here at Regency Retirement Village of Tuscaloosa, AL our assisted living community offers care services outside of the usual long-term housing many choose in later life. There are often situations in which seniors find themselves in need of short-term stays or assistance as they recover from an injury, surgery, or illness and we are more than happy to help. Whether you or a loved one needs care for a short period of time or you wish to give a caregiver a break, we are here for you. If you’re looking for the right place for a short-term stay or respite care for seniors, consider making Regency Retirement Village your home away from home.

Family members know that entrusting others with the care of a senior loved one can be difficult. After all, no one can love and care for our loved ones better than we can. That being said, our specialty trained team at Regency has all the skills necessary to provide the highest quality of care possible, tending to the needs of our seniors as if they were our own family.  

What is Respite Care for Seniors?

Respite care transfers a primary caregiver’s responsibilities to another person, (most often a professional caregiver such as a nurse or aide) granting the everyday caregiver temporary relief from those duties. There are many reasons for seeking this type of care. Perhaps a caregiver has a vacation planned or other life/family obligations take them from their caregiving duties. For a myriad of reasons, seniors often need specialized care. Oftentimes after surgery, an injury, or illness, seniors may need care that falls outside of the expertise of their family or regular caregivers. Our team is happy to help in these situations. Regardless of the reason for the short-term stay, you can rest assured that you or your loved one will be in caring, capable hands at Regency Retirement Village. 

Short Term Stays, Long Term Benefits

Our excellent services, offered in a warm, inviting setting, make our community a good option for seniors recovering after surgery or in need to regular care, as well as those who are just interested in getting a taste of senior living.

Some of Regency’s benefits of short-term stays include:

  • Private living spaces with personal alert systems in case of emergencies
  • Chef-prepared meals
  • Scheduled transportation for local appointments, errands, and outings when needed
  • A social calendar with daily opportunities for learning, creativity, fitness, and entertainment
  • 24-hour staff to help meet needs
  • Peace of mind for family and relatives

When looking for a short-term stay or respite care for seniors, consider making Regency Retirement Village of Tuscaloosa your home away from home!