Oak Cottage is now offering respite stay!

Oak Cottage of Santa Barbara is now offering short- and long-term respite stays. Quality memory care is available for as little as 2 weeks to as long as several months. Families and caregivers needing a break from the daily routine of providing direct care to their older family members, can count on Oak Cottage to provide a welcoming residential setting … Read More

Is It Time for Specialized Residential Care?

       “There are many reasons why one might have to place a loved one in a home but time and time again the caregivers will blame themselves. Self-blame, which springs from the false belief that one falls short of expectations, adds to caregiver stress, guilt, and depression. It is important to remember that there are two parts to this equation—the … Read More