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When to Choose In-Home Senior Care

It is perfectly natural for senior loved ones to want to stay in the familiar surroundings of their own homes, but as aging takes its toll, some extra assistance becomes necessary. As the needs of your loved ones increases the burden on family caregivers can become a major responsibility. After all, trying to bring up children, hold down a job and look after elderly relatives can quickly become overwhelming. When this happens you’ll be faced with an important decision between relocating your loved one to a more suitable residence or choosing in-home senior care.

Introducing Hourly Care Plans

Senior citizens often value their independence but being entirely self-reliant may become a problem as the frailty of age continues. Everyday tasks such as housekeeping, gardening and grocery shopping can present many challenges and for the safety and comfort of your loved one it may be necessary to hire some additional help. Home caregivers can provide assistance with daily chores and general household assistance to ensure that your loved one has a safe and healthy environment to live in. Hourly care plans present a far more affordable and versatile alternative to relocation, and they can be tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.

24-Hour Senior Care

Those who are no longer able to remain self-reliant may need help with a myriad of daily activities ranging from personal hygiene care to meal planning and preparation. Additionally, seniors in this situation tend to be at an increased risk of falls, wandering and anger. When the time comes that they need constant, round-the-clock care and supervision, a nursing home or an assisted-living environment is not your only option, particularly if the home can be modified for increased mobile accessibility. Your loved one should be able to continue living in the comfort of their home, provided they have the care they need.

For senior citizens who require constant supervision, a round-the-clock homecare program presents the perfect solution. Alternatively, those who need help on a daily basis, but are still able to maintain a degree of independence, might want to consider live-in senior care. In these situations, your loved one will always have someone available should they need some assistance.

SYNERGY HomeCare understands that every situation is different and our customizable care plans are tailored to meet the needs of each and every one of our clients. Get in touch with us today to learn more about how we can help.