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Personal Services

Saving Grace and Dignity

Your grandmother is a great lady. She taught you table manners, made you wash behind your ears, and taught you to have compassion for others. She always baked your favorite cookies, listened raptly to your stories from school and gave you the best birthday presents. Since her stroke, she needs help with bathing and dressing, but she’s a very modest person and doesn’t want her family helping with these highly personal tasks.

The Utmost Respect

There’s no doubt it can be awkward when children and grandchildren suddenly become the caregivers and have to assist with personal tasks that can make everyone involved uncomfortable. Having someone outside the family to help with these duties allows the senior to maintain his or her sense of dignity, and to keep the details of health issues confidential while remaining sensitive to family relationships.

Personal Services Assistance*

  • Eating
  • Grooming
  • Dressing
  • Bathing
  • Incontinence
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Mobility
  • Medication reminders

*Not all Home Instead Senior Care® locations offer personal care. Please check with your local office.


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