Female caregiver checking test results with a senior man during a home care visit.
September 01, 2020

The Importance and Benefits of In-Home Senior Care

The older we are, the less predictable our health is. Unfortunately, many older people tend to face unforeseen complications such as Alzheimer’s, cancer, ALS, stroke, memory loss and more. These challenges require daily assistance, whether from loved ones or hired caregivers. Many people ideally prefer to stay at home as long as possible. However, when families step in to take care of a loved one, it can take an emotional and physical toll on them.

Home care aides provide several options for care and assistance, both at home and within assisted living facilities. These services include things such as:  housekeeping, meal preparation, transportation, and personal care. Assistance can also include more skilled services specific to loved ones who have dementia or more in-depth care needs.

Home care offers multiple benefits to the aging population and the families taking care of them. It allows loved ones the freedom to work (or relax) outside the home and provides compassionate, comprehensive care that preserves dignity and promotes quality of life. Home care allows loved ones to keep moving and encourages independence while focusing on safety and comfort as they age.

When is it Time to Consider Home Care?

When your loved one needs more care than you can provide, or the availability of your family is limited.

Benefits of In-Home Senior Care

Since professional caregivers are capable of offering a wide range of services, home care is an option for many patients, including those who need 24/7 assistance.

  • Home Care Maintains Dignity
  • Provides Safety & Comfort
  • Preserves Family Relationships

More Individualized Care in Assisted Living Facilities

Our private duty aides offer individualized care within assisted living facilities and nursing homes to ensure that each patient gets the one-on-one care they need. Sometimes assisted living facilities don’t have the ability to offer highly customized, one-on-one care specific to each patient. Private duty care goes beyond the day-to-day care needed by elders—it provides companionship and compassion that cannot be matched in a group setting.

Choosing the Right Care and the Right Company to Take Care of Your Loved One

Our reputation has been built on the quality and integrity of our services, and the quality and integrity of our team. We serve clients in and around Darien, Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan, Westport, and Fairfield, CT. Give us a call today for more information.