Posted on Jan 15, 2013
Caregiver Resolutions for Friends and Families with Senior Care at Home
Caregiver resolutions for friends and families with senior care at home for elderly loved ones with support from the compassionate and highly trained caregivers from Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor, 734-927-3111. Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor proudly offers experienced senior care at home to all areas of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline, Dexter, and Milan, Michigan. If you are the friend or family member of a primary caregiver of a senior loved one, you can help them find time for themselves with support from Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor, 734-927-3111.
You see how hard they work each day. How loving, patient, and giving they are as they provide care to their aging loved one on both good days and bad days. So often, all they need from friends and family is for you to show them you’ve noticed and provide a little support and encouragement throughout the year. Don’t feel pressured to make grand sweeping gestures or huge displays of self-sacrifice; rather, just remember to be thoughtful and consistent will mean the world. This January, as friends and family of a caregiver, why not make a few New Year’s Resolutions to support the caregiver in your life. Here are a few ideas:
As a primary family caregiver, your friend or family member must make sure that they put their emotional and physical wellbeing at the top of their to-do list. It is important for your elderly loved one that the family caregiver is taking good care of themselves. Remind your family caregiver to eat well and stay as physically active as possible. Nutrition affects physical and emotional health. Proper diet helps protect the caregiver from stress, while poor nutrition can lead to lower immunity and disease. It may help to call on the temporary support of Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor to give your family member time to get the exercise they need to feel refreshed. The benefits of physical activity include reduced stress, increased alertness, better sleep and more energy. This may include stepping outside to do some gardening and getting outside to take a brisk walk around the block. Remember to use proper techniques for lifting to avoid back injury. Getting enough rest will help your friend or family member to stay refreshed and motivated to provide senior care at home for an elderly loved one. Maintaining health and wellbeing is especially important and can be achieved with assistance with senior care at home from Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor.
Taking care of elderly family members and loved ones is often your friend or family member’s primary focus for the day. But sometimes, staying strong for that elderly loved one and your family can feel exhausting and leave them without much time for themselves. Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor, 734-927-3111, can help. A trusted and dependable caregiver from Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor can help your family member or friend to get the respite they need to recharge and regroup. Even if the primary caregiver gets out for a little shopping alone, or go to the movies or takes the time to sit in a library and read for a little while; every little bit of a break helps. It can be overwhelming to know there are so many daily responsibilities to tend to, and the companionship services included with senior care at home from Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor can tackle those daily duties to free up your friend’s time when caring for their elderly loved one.
Senior care at home from Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor, 734-927-3111, is offered on a short or long term basis, depending on your loved one’s needs. The scheduling is flexible so there are no penalties for changes in service and you can cancel services at any time. The cost of senior care at home is significantly less expensive than a life altering and often mentally detrimental move to a nursing home or assisted living facility. You may not need full time live in care services for your elderly loved one, but you can give the primary caregiver a much needed break with a few hours a day of support from the compassionate and highly trained caregivers of Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor, 734-927-3111.
Senior care at home from Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor, 734-927-3111, involves a wide range of services including companion care, personal assistance, dementia and Alzheimer’s care, transportation, in home assisted living, and live in care. The wide range of senior care at home services provided by Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor will help give your friend or family member the time they need to rest and recuperate. You can trust that your elderly loved one is getting the care they need even when your friend is away to attend to their own daily responsibilities.
This New Year, support the caregiver in your life. Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor, 734-927-3111, can provide the assistance your friend or family member needs to recharge and regroup when caring for an elderly loved one. Senior Helpers of Ann Arbor, 734-927-3111, provides senior care at home to all areas of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline, Dexter, and Milan, Michigan.