Thanks to advances in technology, seniors are living longer lives, but sometimes the quality of life for the elderly is compromised. Even though health professionals are doing everything they can to improve living conditions in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, nothing beats living with or near children and grandchildren. The definition of “quality” depends on the individual, but if you look at the growing trend in the home care industry, it is obvious that more and more elders are turning to in-home caregivers to sustain and improve their quality of life.
Home care agencies like A-1 Home Care allow seniors to sustain a feeling of independence and to give space to their adult children. If adult children suspect that their parents may need care in the near future, they can hire a caregiver companion to accompany their parents for fun activities, especially if they have a parent who is widowed or divorced. Although in-home care is usually associated with Alzheimer’s Care, Parkinson’s Care, Arthritis Care, and the like, it doesn’t always have to be so serious. Companion care is built on great memories, like trips to the museum, the beach, cafes, and social gatherings. It will contribute to your elderly loved one’s emotional well-being, which in turn will lessen depression and ultimately improve their physical health.
Call A-1 Home Care today (626) 287-0250 or visit our website http://www.altadenainhomecare.com for more information. We serve the communities of Altadena, Sierre Madre, Pasadena, San Marino, Arcadia, and surrounding areas.