Senior Home Care in Alexandria, LA
Alexandria’s Preferred Home Care Provider
A majority of seniors want the freedom to remain in their homes as they age. Home Care allows Alexandria seniors to remain in their home, with some help. To accomplish this, many family members take on the role of caregiver to provide their elderly loved ones a safe environment and forgo the costs of assisted living facilities. However, the amount of time that’s required to provide that high level of care can have a negative impact on family caregivers. Home Instead® is here to help. Home Instead CAREGiversSM are bonded and trained to provide the highest level of compassionate, quality care. Home care can relieve some of the strains from Alexandria family members that are caring for an elderly family member.
A Complete List of Senior Home Care Services in Alexandria, LA
Home Instead services encompasses a lot of different factors and can include as little or as much aide as needed. Some Alexandria families may opt for it to include personal care, such as bathing, brushing hair and teeth and helping to use the bathroom. While others may need medicines distributed at certain times, assistance walking, going up stairs and general help with mobility. Another service that home care provides is running errands, buying groceries, cooking, cleaning and walking pets. These can often be overlooked during difficult times but are especially important to provide a calm, clean, upbeat environment. An often undisclosed benefit of home care is giving a family member a break to take care of their own lives and to give the senior a form of companionship, someone to talk with, read with, share stories with and just have a person present to help prevent loneliness and guilt of being a burden to one’s family. Home Instead services include:
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, shipping, 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.
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.
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.