In Home Care from Comfort Keepers in Windsor Locks, CT
When Is It Time for In Home Care?
In home care is a great option for senior citizens who would like to spend their later years in the comfort of their own home. By opting for senior care services, your elderly loved one can become more independent and live a safer and more fulfilling lifestyle. If you’re wondering whether it’s time for your senior to receive care services, you should answer these questions:
- Does your senior trip and fall often?
- Is he or she struggling to take medications on time?
- Does he or she forget to shower or bathe on a regular basis?
- Have you noticed unhealthy weight loss or weight gain?
- Does he or she find it challenging to stay social and active outside of the home?
- Is he or she no longer able to drive?
If you’ve answered “yes” to any of these questions, it probably is time for your elder to receive in home care services. While it can be uncomfortable to initiate a conversation and explain to him or her that senior care is necessary, it is crucial. Comfort Keepers of Windsor Locks, CT recommends that you start by letting your senior know that you would like him or her to live a healthy and happy life at home. Explain that care is an easy way to enjoy a higher quality of life through the support of caregivers.
You may also want to share internet resources or brochures that can educate your elderly loved on the benefits of in home senior care and the type of services available at Comfort Keepers of Windsor Locks, CT. By providing him or her with reading materials, your senior will be more open to and excited about in home senior care. In addition, inform your elder that he or she will only receive services from a caregiver that is right for his or her personality and specific needs.
If you’d like further information on how to determine when it’s time for in home care or are having trouble explaining it to your elderly loved one, please contact us today.
Comfort Keepers is proud to serve the following areas of Massachusetts and Connecticut:
276 Hazard Ave #3, Hazardville, CT 06082