Ring in the New Year with Affordable in Home Senior Care
It is usually during the Christmas holiday season that families notice their elderly loved ones are less active and less able to perform some household duties as they had in the past. You may worry that Mom and Dad are struggling to keep up with their daily tasks and they may feel overwhelmed by the responsibilities. Some families feel that a move to an assisted living facility or nursing home is their only option. Not only is this not the case, it is also least favorable among seniors. If your senior loved one had always participated in an active lifestyle, a life altering move to an institutionalized setting can prove to be very detrimental to their wellbeing. Not only will they have to learn new rules of an establishment, but they are moving from their beloved home and all that is familiar to them. In home senior care is most preferred, and also more affordable than a major move to an assisted living home. Give your senior loved one the gift of independent living in their own home in their familiar community. Ring in the New Year with affordable in-home senior care.
Important decisions regarding the senior care of your loved one might have just landed on your lap. You may feel overwhelmed with the responsibility of taking care of an elderly person who requires personal care assistance. Perhaps they have been recently hospitalized due to an illness or injury, or diagnosed with a dementia related disease like Alzheimer’s. The onset of mental and physical disabilities might be difficult to adjust to for you and your family. It is important to realize that you there is help out there. You do not have to struggle alone. Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara offers expert senior and Alzheimer’s care, as well as personal care assistance. This assistance can include, but is not limited to bathing and grooming assistance, ambulation help, eating, and food preparation. Senior Helpers provides background checked and high quality caregivers so you can rest assured that when you are unable to visit your loved one, a dependable caregiver will be there daily, for a few hours to twenty four hours, seven days a week. Your loved one will benefit considerably by remaining in their home to receive their senior care. This New Year, consider Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara to help your aging loved one remain in their home while they receive their needed senior care.
Common practice at New Years Eve celebrations includes the holding of hands and singing the popular song, Auld Lang Syne, by Robert Burns. The beginning of the song brings about the necessity of remembering old friendships and relationships. You may know an aging senior who has lost loved ones in their life. Your loved one might feel alone and may need household and personal care assistance. If you live too far to be available to assist your loved one on a daily basis, you may feel that moving them from their familiar settings to an assisted living or nursing facility is your only option. Studies have shown that the newest generation of seniors would prefer to live out the remainder of their years in their own homes. Uprooting your loved one and moving them to a facility can prove to do more harm than good for their well being. Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara can provide in home senior care to your loved one, and they can enjoy their independence and comforts of their own home.
If you would like to learn more about caring and consistent in home elderly help during the holidays and the many benefits of in home senior care or dementia and Alzheimer’s care, call Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara 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.