Home Care in Inverness IL
As an adult with an aging parent, you realize that the time may be near for the parent to have a home care companion to make life a little easier for everyone. Of course, at first they may resist the idea, but having a heart-to-heart talk about the benefits of home care may diffuse possible misconceptions and help them understand how home care can help them get more out of life. Below are several facts you many want to address in your conversation:
Safety – share your concerns with them about concerns you may have about them being alone.
Emphasize that you would hire only the most qualified person for the job, and you would monitor the success of this new relationship. Of course, your parents would ultimately decide who they wanted to hire.
Remind them that just because they have a home care companion in their home, they are still living independently as opposed to living in a nursing or assisted living facility.
Inform them that the home care aide can help with daily household tasks, such as cleaning, laundry, and meal preparation. And, if needed, they can ask for help with personal care, such as bathing. This can make a big difference in their life.
It’s important to let your parent know that having a companion will still let them do the things they want, when they want. In fact, they may be able to do even more. Their aide can help them find activities or events in the area that are of interest to them, such as exercise classes, reading clubs, or other social groups. Some agencies even allow aides to provide transportation, thus allowing your senior loved one to do even more.
If you or an aging loved one are interested in home care near Inverness, IL, call the caring staff at Harmony Home Care Inc. at 847-382-6200. Providing Care in Barrington, Inverness, Arlington Heights, Palatine, Buffalo Grove, Crystal Lake, Lake Zurich, Huntley, Hoffman Estates, & Vernon Hills.
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