Finding Time to Care for Your Aging Parents

two ladies eating breakfastMany adults find themselves forced into the role of caring for their aging parents or loved ones. Even in the closest family relationships, adult children can struggle to find the time to provide the necessary care their elderly parents need. Whether because of your own children, your job, frequent travel, or other responsibilities, finding the time to care for your aging parents can be difficult.

Sometimes, the need for elder care comes without warning – perhaps initiated by a stroke or heart attack. In other cases, the shift happens gradually, leaving a trail of signs along the way. Whether you were mentally, emotionally, and financially prepared or not, when the need to care for an elderly parent comes along, children feel compelled to answer the call.

When your schedule leaves little room for additional activities, how do you find the time? Many adults consider quitting their jobs to care for their loved ones, but few people have the luxury of affording to lose their income.

With At Home Healthcare, you don’t have to compromise your parents’ care because of other responsibilities. Our At Home Support division offers private home services to care for your parent when you cannot be there. Our services include Personal Care, Companion Care, Dementia / Alzheimer’s Care, Transitional Care and more.

Our caregivers assist with activities such as:

  • Errands
  • Escort and transportation
  • Meal preparation
  • Bathing and dressing
  • Feeding
  • Assistance with medication
  • Light housekeeping
  • Conversation and companionship
  • Outings and activities

We carefully screen all of our At Home Support caregivers, making sure they have the qualifications to provide compassionate, qualified care in the comfort of home. We get to know your parents to pair them with the caregiver that matches their temperament and can best prioritize their needs.

At Home Support for your aging parents can offer the peace of mind you’re looking for. Since home is where the heart is, there’s no place better than home to get the greatest healthcare services. Call today or refer a patient using our online form.

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