10 Advantages of In-Home Care for a senior
Most seniors want to age in place. Almost 90% of seniors express the desire to remain in their own home for as long as possible. Hiring a personal caregiver to support an older adult offers the assistance they need to remain in their home and community as they age.
- improved quality of life. Just taking these few steps can boost your personal well-being and make each day more meaningful, without drastic change
- Increased comfort in the familiarity of home. Will help seniors make their home as enjoyable and happy as possible, and often can help you save money too
- Preserved dignity through professional support of activities of daily living. Our caregivers can help people with their ADLs, including helping with eating, bathing, grooming, dressing, going to the bathroom, and moving around
- Personalized care and private attention. These activities are fundamental in caring for oneself and maintaining independence. An individual’s ability or inability to perform ADLs is often used by health professionals as a way of measuring an individual’s functional status, especially that of older adults or those with disabilities
- Companionship and socialization. We take pride in getting to know our patient as well as, their family caregiver and more importantly, provide them with the personal one-on-one attention that they deserve. From playing games and engaging in friendly conversation, our friendly and certified home health aides are at your service.
- Connection to community; caregivers can transport clients to social events, local businesses, and community activities. Companionship for seniors is incredibly important, as important as it is for anyone at any stage of their lives. It promotes better mental health, better physical health, creates new routines, and really, just makes life better.
- Household help with chores and light cleaning. We provide companionship and socialization services for seniors who wish to retain optimum physical health and provide the healthy/vital interactions that are needed for our patients to maintain their cognitive abilities
- Support with diet and nutrition through help grocery shopping and preparing meals.
- Improved safety at home; caregivers can identify and manage safety risks and make recommendations for simple home modifications.
- Family peace of mind for caregivers who are managing care from a distance or need respite from full time care. Family caregivers cannot do all things all the time. Recognizing when you need outside help is good for you, and for your loved one, too.