Caring for Seniors at Home

When your loved one reaches a certain age and can no longer live a completely independent life, some tough choices will need to be made. Watching a family member’s health and cognition deteriorate can be a heart-breaking experience but it doesn’t have to be a stressful one. At-home care for seniors offers a wide variety of services to lessen caregiver burden. These services range from assistance with daily tasks, to monitoring their overall health and running errands.

Using a trusted home health agency is a smart choice because it can relieve the burden of caring for a loved one from other family members or friends. If you think your family member might be in need of caregiving services you don’t have the capacity to provide, look into hiring a personal caregiver. It could change everyone’s lives for the better.

Homecare services are also ideal for families struggling with the dilemma of placing an elderly member of the family in a nursing home. Rather than sending loved ones away, home caregiving offers a preferable alternative. Not only can they continue to live a healthy quality of life in the comforts of their own home, but you can be rest assured that your family member is well taken care of and safe.

Caregivers are always held to high standards of skill assessment and are required to partake in distinguished training and certification programs. All caregivers are matched to the right client, ensuring high quality service that can be modified based on the client’s needs. Give yourself some peace of mind and look into the different trusted homecare services available.

Homecare services available include:

  • Companionship and social interaction
  • Light housekeeping
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Shopping and running errands
  • Transportation needs
  • Assistance with daily tasks like bathing and dressing
  • Mobility or walking assistance
  • Stimulating and meaningful activities
  • Medication reminders
  • Caregiver Respite
  • Dementia specific programs
  • Fall precaution and care
  • Registered Nurses for those that require them
  • Education & on-going support
  • Even pet therapy!

Remember, there are plenty of other services out there that may not be on this list. If there is something specific you need assistance with, personalized service care plans can be made for individual needs. If we can’t provide the service then we’ll find someone who can. We have developed partnerships and work with several other community-based agencies within the Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Paradise Valley area to do our best to accommodate your every need. Contact Cypress HomeCare Solutions today to learn more.

Posted on April 1, 2016