May 29, 2017 by Marlin Duncan
If you have a senior loved that struggles with personal care and household tasks, eldercare solutions from Comfort Keepers of Hazleton, PA can help. Compassionate and experienced caregivers provide the extra one-on-one support that your loved one requires to maintain their dignity and feel comfortable living independently at home.
More than half of all seniors have some degree of depression. Unable to easily attend to personal care tasks can contribute to depression. There are numerous factors as to why seniors can struggle with personal care tasks. Trouble with balance can make showering or bathing difficult and extremely dangerous. Tremors as a side effect of medication or disease can make things like brushing teeth or shaving very challenging. And arthritis or stiff and swollen joints can significantly limit general mobility and energy.
If you senior loved one starts to neglect their hygiene or fails to maintain their household, the result could lead to other serious health problems. Professional eldercare solutions like daily grooming and personal care can be vital for high self-esteem and optimal mental health.
An in home caregiver is a great solution for ensuring your senior loved one fulfills everyday personal care tasks. An experienced and compassionate caregiver will provide the extra support that your loved one needs to bathe or shower, dress, shave, apply makeup or style their hair. Eldercare solutions will make sure that your loved one is safe when it comes to completely personal care and other household tasks. Regular personal care can increase happiness amongst your senior loved one, and allow them to maintain their independence and dignity. A caregiver can also assist your loved one with transportation needs.
If your mother or father has trouble getting to the store purchase personal care essentials, whether it be because they don’t drive or because they have mobility limitations, a home health aide can help with that too.
To learn more about the eldercare solutions available for seniors and families in Hazleton, PA, contact us or call (570) 483-8913.
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