Serving Santa Cruz & Monterey County

In Home Respite Care for the Elderly

The stress of taking care of the elderly loved ones in your life can be overwhelming. Between medication reminders, hygiene, transportation, meal preparations, and so much more, the demands of keeping seniors in a safe and healthy environment never end.

Sometimes you just need a break from caretaking to focus on your own life, go on vacation, or to simply relax without worrying about your loved ones’ well-being.

Ready to put your worries behind you and hire a caretaker for a few hours or a few days? Rest assured that your loved ones will be in capable and caring hands with Pacific Angels Home Care’s senior respite care services.

Respite Care for Seniors and Families

What is Respite Care?

So just what is respite care and what does it mean?

Respite care is a short-term care plan for the elderly, disabled, or ill, that is put in place to relieve family members or other caretakers in a person’s life. As time goes on, families with caretaking responsibilities will start to feel the stress and instabilities in their lives.

This is where a respite service provider comes in: a caretaker can step in and help relieve some or all of those responsibilities for you, for however long, while ensuring that your loved ones have the best care they could ask for.

Let the professionals at Pacific Angels Home Care take that weight off your shoulders, and rest easy knowing your loved ones are being taken care of with the utmost care.

Have more questions? Check out our top 10 most common questions about in home care here.

Senior Health Care in Aptos CA

Benefits of Respite Care for Families

When families spend all of their spare time taking care of each other, everyone can experience a form of burnout that can affect mental and physical health.

Everyone benefits from respite care:

The elderly client benefits by having an experienced and passionate home care provider cater to their every need.

The regular caregiver benefits by being able to relax, take a break and recharge without worrying. They can rest assured knowing that their loved one is taken care of.

California Respite Care Services

Not only will our caretakers be there to make sure nothing goes wrong, our Angels will go beyond the call to do things with them such as:

  • Go shopping, go out to dinner, or just take them where they want to go
  • Meal planning and preparation, making sure they are nourished and hydrated
  • Take them grocery shopping, to medical appointments, errand running
  • Make their bed, do their laundry, wash the dishes, help with home cleanliness

These are just a few examples of what our passionate California respite care providers will be happy to help your loved ones with. 

View our full list of home care services here.

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Why Choose Us?

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In-Home Respite Care Service Areas

We are located in Aptos, California and serve the following areas:

  • Scotts Valley
  • Capitola
  • Soquel
  • Corralitos
  • Aptos
  • Watsonville
  • Felton
  • Ben Lomond
  • Los Gatos
  • San Jose
  • Santa Cruz
  • Carmel
  • Seaside
  • Hollister
  • Gilroy
  • Salinas
  • Monterey
Elderly Care Services in Santa Cruz CA and surrounding areas


We can provide respite care services to your family for any amount of time requested. Whether you only need a few hours or need a few weeks, our respite care providers will be there for you.

  • Caring companionship
  • Personal hygiene & grooming
  • Meal planning & preparation
  • Safe transportation
  • Light housekeeping
  • Special care
  • Range of motion exercises

The price can vary based on what specific needs your loved one has, what home care services they need, and how many hours per week you will be needing someone in the home to take care of them. Contact us for a completely free consultation.

The two terms are often used interchangeably, however the big difference is the location of service. Adult day care centers are generally a physical location the senior goes to that is restricted to 4-12 hours a day. Respite care services are typically provided in the client’s home, and can be overnight stays or 24-hour care.

Ready to Schedule a FREE Consultation?

Our angels will sit down with you to help design a plan that best fits your loved one.