Destress the Holidays with In Home Care
There are good reasons to avoid holiday stress. Stress can induce depression in many and can be avoided with reduced worry over activities that need to be completed during the holiday season. Taking positive actions now to plan the season will reduce pressures and increase your elderly loved one’s enjoyment of what can be a lovely time of year. It’s important to remember that you don’t have to do it all. You have your own holiday responsibilities to take care of. You can count on professional in home care from Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara to de-stress holiday buying for your elderly loved one. Your loved one will receive reliable transportation to and from local events, malls, shopping plazas, and grocery stores. You won’t have to worry that they have gotten lost or had an accident while out and about. You can trust that your elderly loved one is in good hands while they finish up their holiday shopping. If at all possible encourage your loved one to organize their gift list and shop early. It’s a lot easier to avoid crowded stores and out of stock items by shopping early. If your loved one is more computer savvy, they may only need some help navigating shopping online.
In those final days before the holiday, your loved one may start displaying symptoms of stress such as headaches, anxiety or stomach issues. If so, it is important for them to listen to their body and slow down. The dependable caregivers can help to eliminate anything left on your loved one’s to-do list. It is important for your loved one to get at least seven to eight hours of sleep each night and to get some exercise whenever possible.
Whether they need dependable transportation to the mall to find gifts, or assistance in the kitchen to bake up some yummy treats, you and your family can count on the professional in home care of Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara. The compassionate caregivers from Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara are experienced in all aspects of senior care and will make your loved one’s safety a top priority. You will be able to rest assured that your loved one is receiving proper care and that they are able to tackle their own holiday list with reliable help.
As the holiday season kicks into full gear, starting with Thanksgiving and usually ending with New Year’s, the list of duties becomes long and stressful for most. If you have an elderly loved one in your life, they may be feeling particularly overwhelmed with this list. Finding the perfect gift for everyone you love, keeping it within budget, hiding the treats you’ve purchased, wrapping them well, and then hoping that you made the right choice is a lot for anyone to handle! The holidays aren’t really about the actual gift though; it’s about time spent with loved ones. Giving a gift is just a traditional way of expressing love, so this year, de-stress your holiday and deliver companionship and showing others you love them instead, which is really what the holidays are all about.
If you would like to learn more about caring and consistent in home senior care and the many benefits of professional elderly care or dementia and Alzheimer’s care, call Senior Helpers to speak to a senior care specialist today 805-687-7777! The compassionate senior care specialists at Senior Helpers can 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 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 Santa Barbara provides a wide range of services including Alzheimer’s and dementia care, personal assistance, companionship, and so much more to all areas of Santa Barbara, Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Ynez, and Carpinteria, California.