Posted on Oct 26, 2012
Holiday Help in Home Care and Daylight Savings Time
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Can you believe November is almost here? Halloween costumes are coming out, neighborhood families are stocking up on yummy treats, and plans for Thanksgiving are in the works! This year, don’t fall behind by forgetting to “fall back” an hour in the midst of all that fun. November 4th is the end of Daylight Savings Time, so the clocks drop back an hour. This means an hour more sleep and an extra hour of daylight each evening. What more could you ask for? So, what should you do to prepare?
There are many things that should be taken care of when the clocks change. It is typically a good time to change the batteries in all of the home’s smoke detectors. If you make this a part of the Daylight Savings Time routine, you can be sure that your family is safe throughout the year from fire. An elderly loved one may appreciate some assistance with making sure their smoke alarm batteries are new.
Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor , 734-927-3111, can provide the in home senior care assistance an elderly loved one may need to get adjusted to the changing weather and remember important events and holiday dates on their calendar. Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor is especially beneficial for senior loved ones who are coping with Alzheimer’s or other form of dementia disease. You can rest assured that the compassionate caregivers from Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor are experts in dementia care as well as highly trained and experienced in home senior care.
With the arrival of Daylight Savings Time starts the beginning of the holiday season. Halloween get-togethers and Thanksgiving rapidly approach and it is not long before the Christmas and Hanukkah decorations are on display. Since the time change happens overnight, it may be confusing as the body adjusts. There may be time mix ups and late appointments if one does not remember that the time has changed. Even when you are adjusted to the time change, you may realize that an elderly loved one can benefit from additional assistance, especially during the upcoming fall and winter months. Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor can provide a reliable caregiver for an elderly loved on to help them to remember important dates. With the holiday fun filling up the days, an elderly loved one may forget daily things in the commotion and can benefit from medication reminders and nutritious meal preparation. You can use these services for as long as needed. There are no contracts to sign and all services are flexible to meet your loved one’s unique set of needs.
While Daylight Savings Time can cause temporary confusion, it is also good for your health. Daylight Savings Time provides more time for outdoor exercise and exposure to the sun which will lead to better absorption of Vitamin D in the skin. If you are concerned that your elderly loved one is not getting the exercise and sunshine they need to feel healthy in the upcoming cooler months, you may find that in home senior care from Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor, 734-927-3111, can be the right solution.
In the week following Daylight Savings Time, studies find an increase in automobile accidents. If you are concerned for an elderly loved one while they are attending events, appointments or doing grocery shopping, you can count on the dependable transportation services of Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor. The caregivers from Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor can provide transportation and accompany a loved one to functions and venues within their community in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline, Dexter, and Milan, Michigan.
The biannual time change is confusing but also very beneficial. If you find that an elderly loved one is having difficulty adjusting, it may help to call on the reliable in home care services by Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor, 734-927-3111. Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor proudly serves all areas of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline, Dexter, and Milan, Michigan.