Helping Seniors To Help Themselves

One of the unpleasant aspects of aging, both for those going through it and their loved ones, is the realization that they can no longer do things alone in their homes either comfortably or functionally. 

Personal assistance is given high regard for its priceless contribution to the success of a business or an individual. A Personal Assistant (PA) works with senior staff to provide one-to-one support. 

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What Is Home Senior Care?

Also known as independent living or in-home care, the concept behind home senior care is that a senior remains in his or her residence and is helped with daily tasks by an assistant. 

These tasks could range from preparing meals to driving the senior to the store and assisting with shopping, to providing help with hygiene, grooming, and dressing.

Who Is In-Home Care Appropriate For?

Because this type of care can offer both general care and more specific health care needs, it is often appropriate for many seniors wanting to age in place, except those suffering from severe physical health and dementia issues. 

This type of care can be very helpful for younger disabled adults as well. Consultation with medical providers can help to get the search for in-home care off on the right foot.