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Helping Aging Parents Live Productive Lives at Home

Helping Aging Parents Live Productive Lives at Home

If your parents require overnight or round-the-clock care due to a medical condition, they may be able to receive the support they need in their own home. Professional caregivers not only provide high-quality care but they also specialize in helping aging parents live productive lives.

In addition, hiring a caregiver is an excellent way to give your loved ones a measure of independence. Caregivers can also help your parents participate in communal activities and age with dignity in their own home. 

Independent Living

Does your loved one enjoy cooking, crocheting, or gardening? It's important that they continue to engage in activities that keep them physically active as well as mentally engaged. Furthermore, when seniors retain their autonomy for as long as possible, they maintain a more positive outlook on life. This also correlates with higher positive health outcomes

In-home caregivers can help provide the support seniors need. They can also develop modified versions of favorite activities that take into account any physical constraints seniors may have. 

Family Engagement

Your loved ones can also benefit from your presence and that of other family members. If they are able to continue living at home, you'll enjoy more access to them. You'll be able to continue helping your parents enjoy family activities, such as visits with their grandkids and shared holiday meals. 

Keeping up regular family activities can also prevent your parents from becoming socially isolated and lonely, which can be detrimental to their health.

Whether your loved ones are enduring routine challenges that come with age or more serious medical conditions, you yourself may experience emotional tension during this period. 

Watching your parents grow physically frail and their faculties diminish is difficult, no matter how old you are. However, visiting them regularly in their own home can make things easier for you, your parents, and your entire family.

Community Participation

Over the years, your loved ones have forged bonds with their neighbors and surrounding community in Lancaster County. Uprooting your parents from their surroundings can be emotionally devastating and, in some cases, exacerbate any chronic conditions. 

Still, helping your parents stay engaged in community activities is important. Research shows that seniors who participate in leisure activities and maintain strong social relationships enjoy better overall physical and psychological health

If you need a break, in-home caregivers can help your parents participate in activities they've enjoyed for years to the greatest extent possible.

How You Can Help Aging Parents Live Productive Lives at Home

You'll find that Senior Helpers has an impeccable track record in providing seniors the support they need, including senior companionship, consistent care, overnight home-care, and 24-hour home-care. 

We are also the only home care agency servicing Ephrata, Lititz, Manheim, New Holland, and Mount Joy that’s certified by the Caregiver Quality Assurance program. This means we go the extra mile to vet the caregivers we hire. In addition, all of our caregivers undergo continuous training to ensure that your loved one receives the care and support needed.

For more information about our services, contact us today to discuss the support your parents need to live well at home.