In-home care for seniors and the elderly help the client as well as their family.
Advantages Of In-Home Care
When you are deciding on in-home care services it is important to understand the advantages of keeping a loved one at home.
Home Sweet Home.
While it may seem obvious, everyone feels more comfortable surrounded by what is familiar. By staying at home you have peace of mind knowing where that your routines will not change much. You will still have a favorite chair, you are in the neighborhood you know, your family and neighbors are close by.
Should your family live nearby they will continue to be available at a moment's notice if needed. They would be more likely to come by to visit to check on their loved one. Your family will also kept up to date on your loved one's condition by the caregiver.
Being able to live in your own home gives you a feeling of independence. You are not tied to any routine except the routines of your own making. Your lifestyle is not significantly changed. You are comforted in knowing that you are home and that your daily needs will be taken care of.
One on One Care
By having you own personal caregiver you will know that your loved one's particular needs and wants can be taken care of. The caregiver will ensure that any medications will be taken on time and in the proper dosage. The caregiver will help with the activities of daily living.
It is inevitable that over time a caregiver becomes a trusted member of the family. A bond of friendship can only help maintain a healthy outlook on life – which is so important for all of us, but especially for an elderly person.
If you'd like to learn more about non-medical in-home care call Home Instead Senior Call of Lehigh County at 610-770-7773.
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