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Elder Care in Washington, IA

Washington's Preferred Elder Care Provider

There over two million senior citizens in America that suffer from depression. Sadly, many of the warning signs of depression are often overlooked and not properly diagnosed. As our elderly loved ones enter the twilight years of their life, it’s a very sad fact that many quietly suffer from this mentally debilitating disease without their family truly knowing or understanding the symptoms. If you have a loved one that may be suffering from depression, elder care may be the right resolution.

Home Instead Companion Care Services in Washington, IA

When our minds are active, we are generally more easygoing and carefree. Elder care offers those we love that uplifting emotional support they need to appreciate the things they truly love in life. Whether it’s outside activities that promote exercise like gardening or walks in the park, or leisurely activities like storytelling or watching TV, or mentally stimulating hobbies like cards or crafting, having one of our CAREGivers present to assist your family member with any of their basic needs can be extremely convenient and even life changing. Our CAREGivers can improve your loved one’s quality of life giving them a positive mind frame and also keeping them mentally sharp. Studies show that elderly men and women that are active and participate in mentally stimulating activities like reading, storytelling, crafting, or crossword puzzles have a reduced chance of suffering from dementia or other mental diseases.

Home Instead Companion Care Services in Washington, IA

With our compassionate CAREGivers, our talented and caring staff can also assist your loved one with any of the practical things that need to be done. Whether it’s a trip to the doctor’s office or grocery store, reminder to take their medication, help around the house or in the kitchen, scheduling doctor’s appointments, ensuring they are eating healthy and exercising, or an advocate that will be there for moral support when they need them, our trained and certified nursing staff can assist your loved one with any of their needs. Home Instead can also provide additional services:

Companionship Care:

Most seniors enjoy visits from a new friend and helping them accomplish tasks and enjoy favorite activities is good for seniors' health. We can play games, visit neighbors, watch movies or plan activities, whatever is most helpful for the senior and their family.

Home Helper Services​:

Receiving help with home tasks that are more difficult for seniors is often crucial to allowing seniors to continue to live in their home. Plus, our home helper services free up time for family caregivers to spend more quality time with their loved one. Home Helper services include cleaning, laundry, shopping, running errands and helping however we can.

Personal Care Services:

Having an outside caregiver help with personal care such as bathing, dressing and mobility helps preserve important family relationships and preserves the dignity of the senior. Our trained CAREGivers treat each senior with the utmost of respect in all personal care matters.

Respite Care:

Our CAREGivers can fill in for family caregivers to allow them to find time for their own lives and family, go on vacation or just take time to replenish your physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

We make it easy to get started with a complimentary initial consultation. We can get to know each other, we'll listen carefully to your needs and concerns, we can share the experience of hundreds of other families with whom we've worked, and we'll make recommendations for service. Please call us today at (319) 358-2340. We look forward to meeting you soon.

Contact Us Today

Call us today at (319) 358-2340 and see how Home Instead can help your family. We look forward to meeting you soon. Or fill out the contact form.
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