We celebrate and salute our United States Veterans throughout the year with Veteran’s Day programs, Independence Day programs, and many other special tributes; but, we also must celebrate them by giving them the care they deserve as they age. Home care for senior veterans is a welcome way to keep your special loved one safe and comfortable, while providing them companionship at the same time.
Home care providers can help with many aspects of your aging veteran’s everyday routine. A caregiver can prepare meals so that you can rest assured that your loved one is eating healthy. The caregiver will prepare nutritious, warm meals and can even keep your senior company during lunch or dinner. Prepared meals can also be individually packaged and labeled for easy warming. With a home care provider helping in this area, it can also alleviate some worry about safety in the kitchen, if that is a concern. This doesn’t limit a senior veteran’s abilities in the kitchen; they are more than welcome to help in the meal preparation, which can make for a fun afternoon of cooking their favorite dish.
A home care provider can shop for groceries for your elder veteran. The caregiver can do all of the shopping, if needed, or can take your loved one with to enjoy an outing and this allows them to be able to pick their own items. Providing assistance with grocery shopping or other errands will keep your senior more safe than if they would venture out on their own and have to carry bags or packages into their home alone.
Your senior veteran might have many doctor appointments that they need to travel to and rather than taking a taxi, public transportation, or walking, a home care provider can assist with transportation and keep them company during their wait. Using this service can ensure that your loved one is traveling safely, especially during the cold, brittle winter months. A caregiver can sit in on the appointment, if needed, and take notes to pass along if a family member is unable to attend.
As veterans age, doing even the simplest of tasks around the home might become more difficult. Rather than taking the risk of a fall or other incident, a home care provider can assist with laundry and light housekeeping duties. The housekeeping duties can include vacuuming, cleaning the bathroom, doing dishes, sweeping, mopping, and other duties that might require too much physical activity for your aging loved one.
There are many things a home care provider can assist with to keep your aging veteran safe in their own home and feeling independent. An added bonus of a caregiver is the companionship that your senior will have as well.
If you have a loved one who could benefit from the help of home care in River Oaks, TX contact the caregivers at At Your Side Home Care. We help seniors and their families with many levels of home care service. Call (832) 271-1600 for more information.
Our Certified Nurse Aides, 24-Hour Live-in Assistants and Home Health Aides are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We also provide the security and confidence of 24-hour Telephone Assistance, so fast, reliable help is always available when it's needed. To learn more about our homecare services see our homecare services page.
Different people need different levels of homecare. To meet the requirements of our clients, At Your Side Homecare maintains consistent staffing levels of caring professionals. Homecare service is available for as little as a few hours a week, or as many as 24 hours a day, seven days a week
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