As your parents get older it may become more difficult for them to walk or even stand without some assistance. The result can be lack of energy, lethargy, and atrophy of the muscles used to remain active. By keeping active your elderly parent will be able to stay in their home longer and stay out of a nursing home. With the help of a home care service your parent or loved one will be able to spend many more years at home.
Hiring a home care service is a good way to help keep your parent more active and engaged mentally. In addition to helping with things like bathing and cleaning a home care service can help your parent with exercises designed to keep them more flexible and mobile. They can provide companionship and conversation that helps keep your parent engaged in what is happening in the world. This may help with potential short and long term memory problems down the road.
Having a home care companion may allow your parent to do things like taking walks and visiting with friends and relatives. If they can no longer drive the home care assistant may be able to drive them in their own or a company car. They can accompany them if they need to use a taxi or public transportation. Having a younger and more mobile companion can make a huge difference in the lifestyle of an older parent.
In addition to physical activity a home care worker can help with ensuring your parent eats an adequate amount of food. It is important for good health and staying active that an elderly person eats nutritiously and consumes enough calories to have energy to remain active.
Home health care services can be your first line of defense in determining whether your parent’s health is declining. Since they spend a lot of time with them they will notice things that you may miss on your less frequent visits. They may be able to provide recommendations or a course of action that needs to be taken since they have experience in dealing with these problems.
Home health care companions are available during the day when you are probably at work and your elder parent may feel lonely and neglected. When you do visit in the evening or on weekends it will allow you to spend less time on maintenance and more time on conversation and activities that help keep you engaged in their feelings and emotions.
If you have a loved one who could benefit from the help of home care services in Hunters Creek, 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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