Happy Holidays and In Home Care for Seniors
Holidays are a wonderful reason to get together with those we love. Some families love to go through neighborhoods caroling. Perhaps your family would enjoy a cookie swap. Another tradition for some is to purchase a gift for a family in need. Many families choose to watch an old Christmas movie together with hot cocoa and popcorn. Whichever way your family chooses to celebrate the holiday, be sure to do it together.
The most festive time of year is finally upon us. Many people have been gearing up for the winter holiday season for quite some time. Since the summer officially ended, it seems like retail stores have been preparing for this merry holiday. The gift-giving part of the season may make it difficult to stay focused on the true meaning of holidays. This year, make this cheerful time a reason to get together with family and loved ones.
If your senior loved one is still fairly active in their community, but you worry about how they will travel alone; a compassionate caregiver might be the solution. Certain medications and mobility issues are usually a main reason an elderly adult shouldn’t operate vehicles. This doesn’t have to mean they should be housebound and unable to maintain their active lifestyle. A responsible caregiver will provide the reliable transportation to and from local events and will make sure your loved one is safe while out and about. A caregiver from Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara might be the perfect gift of peace of mind for you and your family; especially during the holiday season of shopping and dining out.
This time of year can be difficult for elderly loved ones who might be suddenly living alone. They might find the holidays especially hard without little children running about and without the twinkling tree lights to brighten their evening. If you have an elderly loved one in your life, make it a point to drop off holiday treats, and perhaps share a home cooked meal together. Nothing brings people together quite like food.
If you would like to learn more about caring and consistent in-home help for the elderly and the many benefits of professional in home senior care, call Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara to speak to a senior care specialist today 805-687-7777! 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. When you and your family are considering the many options available to help your elderly loved one cope with Alzheimer’s or other dementia related disease, look to Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara, to make a customized care plan complete with Senior Gems geared to their ability level. Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara proudly offers in home senior care to all areas of Santa Barbara, Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Ynez, and Carpinteria, California. Services are available on a long- or short-term basis with no contract to sign and flexibility in scheduling. Call 805-687-7777 today to learn more about productive activities to help your elderly loved one to find a sense of value and purpose in their life.