In-Home Care Services Customized For You in St. John, IN
Aging can be difficult and even scary for seniors, but In-Home Care can help keep your loved one engaged and comfortable as they progress through this stage of their life. At Home Instead Merrillville, IN, our care professionals focus on the in-home care you need, by offering customizable programs to assist St. John’s seniors and their families. Whether a senior needs the occasional helping hand or comprehensive care, Home Instead is here to help seniors remain at home in a safe environment.
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 Merrillville, IN 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
If you notice any of these signs, it may be time to start talking with your family about in-home care. Admitting it is time for help is never easy. Getting help with daily tasks can be seen as a loss of independence or freedom but knowing your options can help to calm some of the nerves. As the plan develops, it is pivotal that the family and the senior are on the same page to ensure they know this is a choice being made in their best interest. Once everyone agrees, you can start focusing on weighing your options for the best in-home care for you and your family.
Does In-home Care Really Work for Me?
In-home care is a great option for a wide range of care needs. Whether it is respite care, help around the house, or even Alzheimer’s & Dementia care, there is help available to keep seniors in their home. Staying in the home maintains seniors’ independence while providing them with the help they need.
At Home Instead Merrillville, IN, we will work with you to customize a plan from our wide range of services that addresses your specific in-home care needs. Our team is equipped to provide the service necessary to achieve our goal of allowing seniors the opportunity to age gracefully in their home.
Contact us today at (219) 793-9023 or view our available services in St. John to start your personalized care plan.
The benefits of 24-hour home care can provide convenience, affordability, security, and confidence that seniors have the assistance they need. Our Care Professionals are highly trained and trustworthy with providing around clock care to St. John’s seniors.
Home Helper Services:
Home Helpers are available to help maintain a tidy and comfort living space for seniors. These services include doing the laundry, taking out the trash, cleaning and sanitizing the kitchen and much more. They are there to ensure that our seniors can stay in the home and remain comfortable their home.
The end-of-life process for a senior is difficult on everyone involved. Our empathetic Care Professionals provide the practical and emotional support that both the senior and their family need during this journey.
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.
It is hard when you find yourself the main caregiver to a senior family member. Try as you might, getting all your daily activities done while providing your loved one the support they need can be too much. Home Instead's Respite Care Services in St. John can provide the support you need to care for your loved one and keep up with your schedule.
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.