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In-Home Care Services for Freeport, ME
In-home care services can help people at any point throughout the aging process. Whether you need help a few times per week or more frequently, our caregivers help seniors and aging adults age gracefully and safely while remaining in their homes. At Home Instead Gorham, ME, we focus on your specific needs when providing you with our professional home care services.
A study by Home Instead® found that 86% of older adults want to remain in their home for as long as they can. We at Home Instead Gorham, ME put safety and dignity first while helping our seniors stay in their home. However, how do you know that it is even time to make that choice?
These are things to look out for when deciding if you or senior need In-Home Care services.
- Household bills start piling up
- Reluctance to leave the house
- Losing interest in meals
- Declining personal hygiene
- Declining driving skills
- Scorched pots and pans
- Possible signs of depression
- Missed doctor’s appointments and social engagements and isolation
- Unkept house
- Losing track of medication
It may be time to start talking with your family about in-home care, if you notice any of these signs. Admitting it is time for help is difficult but having a plan for when it is time can make the transition easier. As the plan develops it is imperative that everyone involved is on the same page. This is to ensure everyone agrees this is a choice being made in the senior’s best interest. Buy-in from all parties will only benefit the senior.
Does In-home Care Really Work?
Whether you need help with activities of daily living (ADL) or post-surgical care, in-home care is a great option. Life as we age can become frustrating or even scary when daily tasks become harder to perform, but remaining home with in-home care provides a level of security in a familiar place. It provides continued independence with the addition of help completing tasks that have become too much to do alone while still maintaining the comfort of home.
At Home Instead Gorham, ME, we work to create a plan the specifically addresses the help you or your loved one need to safely remain in the home. Our Care Pros are available for a range of services. Whether it is simply assisting with keep the home tidy and organized or more substantial assistance is needed, Home Instead is here to create a personalized plan to help senior age at home safely and with dignity. Also, if your needs change, we will be there to help you through.
Learn more below about the services we offer or contact us today at (207) 839-0441 to start your personalized care plan.
If you have an aging family member that need personal care around the clock, then Home Instead 24-hour home care services may be exactly what your family needs. With 24-hour home care, you can provide your elderly loved services tailored to their specific individual needs under the care of one of our certified caregivers.
Home Helper Services:
Home Helper is a flexible service where our team of caregivers aid with chores in at senior’s home that keep it comfortable and tidy. These services help maintain the home so that we can prevent the stresses and anxiety of moving a senior to a different level of care.
Hospice Care is here to allow you and your loved ones the opportunity to spend those precious moments together while one of our care professionals over sees the comfort of you or your aging loved one.
Personal Care Services:
Personal Care Services include things that are outside a family’s comfort level. These services include bathing, shaving, grooming and toileting all so seniors can remain comfortable and dignified while aging at home.
Our respite care is a customized service to best fit your needs and schedule. Whether your loved one just wants someone to talk or needs more assistance, we at Home Instead Gorham, ME are here to provide the support you need. Your senior will be in great care while you take care of what you need.
Providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be trying and even heartbreaking. Our Care Professionals are here to help you and your senior by taking on the stress of daily care for a senior with dementia.