Elder Care in Spring Valley, IL
Caring Elder Care in Spring Valley, IL
We want the best for our family members; however, when it comes to our elderly loved ones, sometimes it can be difficult to take time out of our hectic day to spend the quality time with them that they deserve. Whether it is taking our loved ones to their doctor’s appointment, going shopping at the grocery store, seeing a movie at the theatre together, or helping around their home, it’s always nice to have some assistance if we need it. Fortunately, with elder care, our loved ones can have a helping hand that’s willing to pitch in and help with any of the errands they need done. Home Instead® in Spring Valley, IL, offers more than that though. With our elder care service, our talented staff can improve your loved one’s quality of life by providing them with socially engaging activities.
Home Instead Elder Care Benefits
Elder care offers our aging loved ones basic assistance with some of the caretaking aspects of their daily activities, but the emotional support your loved ones will experience will help in so many other ways. Sometimes we may fail to see that our elderly loved ones may be quietly suffering from depression. In many cases, our elderly loved ones experience sadness due for a variety of reasons including: physical health problems, recovering from surgery, frustration with inactivity, or the loss of a loved one they deeply cared for. Fortunately, with elder care, we can lift their spirits by providing them with some socially engaging activities and also ensure that they are receiving basic care from a trained professional.
Elder Care Benefits Spring Valley Families
Studies have proven that elder care is great for your loved one’s health too. Home Instead CAREGiversSM will not only enjoy outdoor activities like gardening or walking in a park with your family member to promote an active lifestyle, they will also play card games, do crafting projects, partake in storytelling, and discussing current events to keep your loved one’s memory sharp. These mentally stimulating activities can reduce their chances of developing any memory loss diseases like dementia or Alzheimer’s. With this affordable type of care, your loved one will enjoy socially engaging activities, experience plenty of health benefits, and appreciate their improved quality of life.
At Home Instead, our compassionate CAREGivers and knowledgeable home 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 staff can assist your elderly loved one with any of their needs in Spring Valley, IL. Home Instead can also provide additional services:
Our CAREGivers are specially trained in our award-winning Alzheimer's Care program and can work with seniors and provide the assistance and encouragement to help them cope with the challenges of Alzheimer's.
Employs three CAREGivers that individually work a straight 24-hour shift for that day and rotate every third day. This type of care requires that the CAREGiver has their own quarters with a bed and is provided with meals as well. If your loved one needs to use the bathroom in the night, the CAREGiver is standing by to help when needed.
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.
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 Plainview families with whom we've provided care. Please call us today at (815) 223-7970. We look forward to meeting you soon.