Posted on Dec 31, 2014
A Happy New Year with Caring and Consistent Home Care
As 2014 draws to a close, we have some time to reflect on the 365 days that have passed and the upcoming New Year. This is the time to think about what we have learned and things we might have done differently in the past year. Whether or not the past year was successful, it is nice to think that the New Year brings a clean slate.
Many people use the New Year as a reason to create resolutions for better health. This is a wonderful excuse to eat cleaner, less processed foods. Make a promise for more vegetables and lean meats, and you will see a difference. If you are resolving to become more active and to involve exercise in your weekly activities; this is a very good resolution. If an elderly loved one is looking to incorporate more physical activity into their weekly routine, then consider some moderate forms of exercise. Exercise doesn’t have to be strenuous to count. During the cold winter months, simple activities such as a stroll around the local shopping mall can be the boost of energy your elderly loved one is craving. When time constraints in your schedule make it difficult to accompany and transport an elderly loved one, you can count on caring and consistent home care from Senior Helpers of Minnetonka. A highly trained and compassionate caregiver will provide the daily assistance your loved one needs to go about their day with meal preparation, medication reminders and even transportation to and from local events and locations.
The New Year is a great reminder to count the days spent with family and loved ones. If you find that you were unable to visit with loved ones as often as you would have liked, make a resolution this New Year to coordinate and attend more family functions. If you are concerned that an elderly loved one is spending more time alone than either of you would like, consider the many benefits of in home care. A daily visit from a caregiver to check on your loved one and to offer conversation is very beneficial to someone who may not receive as many visitors as they would like. Caring and consistent home care provides an elderly loved one with companionship and your family also receives peace of mind.
Make this New Year the Year of Exploring and of learning something new. Take a local painting class, try out yoga, visit a museum, and go to a sporting event. It’s important to keep your brain physically fit as well. Take up a language class, play trivia and other brain games on the computer. A healthy mind leads to a positive outlook on life and this only leads to better health overall.
Happy New Year from Senior Helpers of Minnetonka! If you would like to learn more about in home help for the elderly, call Senior Helpers of Minnetonka to speak to a senior care specialist today 952-392-1999! The compassionate senior care specialists at Senior Helpers can show you the many benefits of professional senior care at home or dementia and Alzheimer’s care. The senior care specialist will also guide you through the process of receiving the Veterans Administration Aid and Attendance Benefit if your elderly loved one is a veteran. In home senior care and in home assisted living allows your loved one to stay in the comforts of their own home for as long as possible while receiving the level of care they need. Senior Helpers of Minnetonka provides a wide range of services including Alzheimer’s and dementia care, personal assistance, companionship, and so much more to all areas of Bloomington, Minneapolis, Eden Prairie, Saint Paul, Minnetonka, Lakeland, and White Bear Lake, Minnesota.