For some seniors, their health is hardly a concern at all. They don’t seem to have any trouble with anything. For others, they appear to be in perfect health until a sudden health problem arises and changes everything. But for many seniors, aging comes with a gradual decline in energy.
Chores and errands that used to never cause a second thought can now be very difficult and instill anxiety and even dread. It makes perfect sense; you can’t assume that you can mow the lawn or vacuum the house with the same ease with which you did these chores in your thirties.
But how bad can you let it get before you do something about it?
What to do
Sometimes we see our parents, grandparents, and other elderly loved ones encounter increasing trouble when it comes to maintaining their home and ponder if it might be time to start looking at retirement facilities or even nursing homes.
But, why should a senior have to leave their beloved home, somewhere they’ve lived for decades in some cases, just because maintaining the house has become difficult for them?
Sure, if it’s your elderly family member, you would love to come by multiple times a week to help with groceries, cleaning, or whatever. But you have your own life with your own responsibilities, you can’t expect to hand all this yourself. So what is your best option?
Your best option is homemaker services. At Superior Senior Home Care, we offer homemaker services that will allow you or your elderly loved one to remain in their home even when it becomes too much of a bother to routinely maintain that home as you or they once did.
What’s the sense in stubbornly suffering through mundane chores when with a little bit of help you be enjoying your life so much more? That’s why homemaker services can be so important.
Some homemaker services
Superior Senior Home Care’s homemaker services offer practical assistance with regular household chores and related activities to enable you or elderly your loved one to remain in a safe, clean, and healthy home environment.
The caregiver could begin by doing some of the homemaking tasks and preparing nutritional meals. What’s more, utilizing homemaker services can facilitate an easier transition to increased care should it be required in the future.
Superior Senior Home Care Homemaker services include:
- Laundry and changing bed linens
- Grocery shopping
- Meal preparation
- Kitchen cleaning and organization (including checking expiration dates)
- Cleaning and organizing bathrooms
- Vacuuming and sweeping
- Pet care and plant care assistance
- Replacing batteries in smoke detectors and other household safety features
- Replacing air filters
- Eliminating tripping hazards and safe-proofing the home
Superior Senior Home Care offers a complimentary consultation with an advisor to help you determine your loved one’s home care needs. To schedule your free consultation, call 805.430.8767 or contact us online.