Posted on Dec 18, 2015
Happy Holidays and Benefits of Home Care
Tis the season to be jolly and to spread joy! With the most popular holidays of the year approaching, festivities are bringing friends and family together. Parties filled with food and gifts are bringing smiles to those we love most. This is the season to show those we care about how important they are in our lives.
This year, make it a point to show an elderly loved one how much you care. Stop by for a random visit to say hello. Offer to bring them out shopping to pick up some gifts. Give them a ride to appointments and prepare a nutritious meal for them. Doing anything, no matter how small of a task, will be especially helpful during this holiday season when life can tend to get pretty hectic. Like the saying goes, it is the thought that truly counts.
The holidays are a wonderful reason to give to those we love most. Gifts are usually best when they are thoughtful and personal. It doesn’t have to be something extravagant to show someone how much we care. Taking the time to share a conversation over tea or visiting over lunch is enough to show how much someone means to us. The gift of togetherness and time spent will always be valued higher than a purchased gift, wrapped in a pretty bow.
When life gets busy and distance also makes it difficult to visit and help out our loved ones, it can be beneficial to call upon the in home assistance of a trusted caregiver. By sending a compassionate caregiver to visit your elderly loved one, you are giving your family the gift of peace of mind. You will rest assured that your loved one has friendly companionship on a daily basis, some help around the house, and medication reminders when needed. Your loved one will also appreciate the daily assistance and the ability to remain in the comforts of home without having to relocate to a nursing home or assisted living facility. This gift of independence will boost overall sense of wellbeing and improve their mood with each warm visit.
If you would like to learn more about caring and consistent in home care for seniors, along with the many benefits of professional live in care for the elderly, 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, Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Ynez, and Carpinteria, California.