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A respite for the holidays in Statesboro
Willow Pond offers care at home or in facility
Respite Care -Olson Web
Dr. Joseph Olson, still making art at 88, brought his watercolors and his sketchbook with him during a respite stay at Willow Pond Personal Care. He is painting a view of the building and grounds while there. - photo by AL HACKLE/Staff
Respite care in a personal care home, or through an at-home personal care service, can be an option for some senior adults and their family caregivers during the holidays, suggests Mary Anderson, executive director at Willow Pond Personal Care. "Sometimes families, they're still caring for their elder parents but then their kids are grown and have children, so those grandkids, they move away," Anderson said. "The grandma and grandpa, they want to go see the grandkids.
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