Personalized Home Care in Houston Texas

Video 6: How do I know if my aging loved one is ready for home care services?

Here are some of the signs that an aging loved one may need some help at home.

  • Lack of housekeeping- dishes piling up in the kitchen, dirty floors, or large piles of unwashed clothing, general change in housekeeping habits.

  • Poor hygiene or change in personal hygiene habits. Wearing the same clothing for several days.

  • Bills not being paid.

  • Personal finances being neglected, checks bouncing.

  • Inappropriate clothing choices (not wearing a coat in cold weather, not wearing shoes, wearing heavy clothing during hot weather)

  • Confusion in the kitchen- not remember to turn off burners, leaving the oven on, leaving items in the oven and forgetting about them. Food being left out, leaving the water running.

  • General odd behavior – Odd conversations, signs of paranoia, accidentally taking too much medication, phone calls at odd hours, unusual fears and nervousness, all of these things may be signs that your parent needs help.

    832-271-1600, http://houston-homecare.com , Houston Home Care 20 Frequently Asked Questions About Home Care. Go to www.Houston-HomeCare.com and click on the VIDEO FAQ tab. There you will be able to see all 20 of our frequently asked question videos and get the answers you need. Also, please be sure to call us directly at 832-271-1600 and speak to Rick or Donna Wrabel, the owners of At Your Side Home Care in Houston Texas.

 

Donna Wrabel, LMSW

For most of us, the word "home" evokes warm feelings of comfort, security and well-being. For older adults, home also means holding tight to cherished memories and maintaining self-esteem and independence. When illness, injury or age make life a little more challenging, remaining at home in a comfortable, familiar environment encourages recovery and enhances the quality of life. Home can be defined as a private residence, an independent or assisted living facility or even a short term stay in the hospital, we recognize the additional benefits provided by a personal, professional assistant.

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