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Elder Care in Great Barrington, MA
Premier Elder Care Provider in Great Barrington
There are many under appreciated aspects of elder care that can help maintain or even improve upon the health and wellness of a senior citizen. Elder care refers to the emotional support and elder our CAREGiversSM provide for seniors. This social engagement our professional and courteous staff provides keeps the people we love mentally and physically active by offering them everything from assistance on social outings, help around the home, encouragement to do outdoor activities, or somebody to talk with when they simply want to socialize and relax.
Benefits of Home Instead Elder Care
There are many benefits to elder care. Studies have consistently shown that an active mind will remain sharper longer and reduce the chances of an elderly person developing dementia or other mental diseases. Furthermore, many senior citizens that experience depression, anxiety, or loneliness also experience negative health trends because of these emotional symptoms. Activities like: scrapbooking, storytelling, recounting old historical events or discussing recent news items keeps our aging loved ones mentally alert and provides them with some quality time to socially engage with a compassionate person. Other activities like playing board games or card games, crafting, or scrapbooking are creative outlets that allow your loved one the opportunity to do something they love in Great Barrington, MA, while keeping their mind sharp.
Our CAREGivers will not only help your loved one remain active mentally and socially, but they will also be there to help them do the things they need help doing. Whether it's scheduling appointments to go to the doctor, checking in at their home after a surgery, helping prepare meals for the week, to assistance with picking up medication at the store, our CAREGivers offer support to your loved one giving them a nice compromise of their independent living lifestyle with the comforts of a trained and certified nurse nearby to help just in case it's needed. These things factor into a happy, healthier lifestyle with elder care.
Home Instead Elder Care Services in Great Barrington, MA
At Home Instead®, our compassionate CAREGivers and knowledgeable care staff can assist your senior 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:
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.
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 other Metropolis families with whom we've provided elder care. Please call us today at (413) 442-0907. We look forward to meeting you soon.