Holidays and Senior Care
The holidays are especially important for a senior loved one to receive in home care. Not only does the elderly person feel like less of a burden on their family, but their family can have peace of mind knowing someone is caring for them during the hectic time of the holiday season. Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara can give you and your family a much needed break from caregiving, peace of mind that someone is there, and give your loved one much deserved indpendence. This holiday season, give your loved one the gift of receiving senior care in the privacy and comforts of their home.
To many, the holiday season is often filled with the imagery of happiness, family gatherings and joyous celebration. It is easy to forget there are those who aren't so lucky to have these positive associations with the most wonderful time of the year. For many, especially older adults, this can be an even more lonesome time of year. A reliable caregiver from Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara can give you and your family peace of mind with regular, daily visits to your loved one. The companionship alone can provide the spark needed to keep spirits up during the holidays.
Listen, especially during this special time of year. Probably the most important piece of advice is to truly listen to the words your loved one has to say and to hear the feelings behind these words. Your elderly loved one can be matched with a dependable and compassionate caregiver from Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara. Too often, visitors end up doing most of the talking during a visit, because they feel uncomfortable and may be in a rush to get several things done that day. A trustworthy caregiver can take the time to really listen. This is one of the most generous gifts we can offer to an elderly person, helping this individual to feel appreciated, valued, and loved. If the person is unwilling or unable to talk, holding a hand or giving a hug goes a long way. Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara provides compassionate in-home senior care to Santa Barbara, Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Ynez, and Carpinteria, California.
This holiday season; give yourself the gift of peace of mind. Sometimes both seniors and their family caregivers need help during the busy holiday season. That’s when outside help can improve the quality of life for seniors and their family. In home senior care can relieve a lot of the responsibilities that come with regular care giving, as well as the additional stresses that accompany the holidays.
They can receive the quality senior care they need and not have to leave their home. The in home senior care can be for the short or long term. There are no contracts to sign and your loved one can have a caregiver work around their schedule. Should your loved one require in depth senior care, such as grooming, eating and ambulation assistance, Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara can help. Call 805-687-7777 to speak to an in home senir care specialist to discuss your options.