Staying active is a critical part of your aging parents staying healthy as they age in place. Regular activity is not just good for your parent’s body, but also for their mental and emotional health and well-being. This m
eans that an active lifestyle is a cornerstone of maintaining health and well-being, a high quality of life, and a body that resists many health conditions and challenges.
Starting elder care for your aging parent is a fantastic way to encourage them to stay more active and enjoy a more fulfilling life throughout their later years.
Some ways that elder care can help your parent stay more active include:
Providing safe and reliable transportation to the places that they need and want to go to encourage them to maintain more independence and experience more in their daily lives.
Talking to them about the types of activities and experiences that they enjoy and planning outings for them that incorporate these taste.
Helping them to find forms of physical activity and exercise that they enjoy and that are accessible to them so that they will participate in them regularly. This can be something as simple as taking a daily walk around their neighborhood or could be finding a local Senior Center or Community Center that offers exercise classes for older adults.
Modifying task throughout the home that may be challenging for your parent so that the elder care provider takes on much of the task, but your parent is encouraged to be a part of it as well. For example, your parent may have difficulty handling doing the laundry on their own, but they may be able to carry their dirty laundry into the laundry room or to stand with the care provider and fold laundry.
If you have been looking for ways to enhance your aging parents quality of life as they age in place, starting elder care for them may be the ideal solution. An elder home care services provider can create a highly personalized approach to your parents care that includes services specifically tailored toward their individual challenges, needs, and limitations.
These services are designed to not only help your parent to manage their needs in the way that is right for them, but also to support a lifestyle focused on mental, emotional, and physical health, independence and autonomy, and fulfillment. These services can include everything from safe and reliable transportation, to companionship, to assistance with personal care needs and activities of daily life.
If you or an aging loved one are in need of Elder Care Services in Catasauqua PA or the surrounding areas, contact the caring professionals at Star Multi Care Services today at (631)956-8835. We are the Right Choice for Home Health Care Services!
Carole gained most of her formal managerial training by attending Pennsylvania State University in pursuit of her degree in Health Policy and Administration. She attributes her informal training to have been acquired on a more personal level. Carole understands first-hand what families may experience when allowing a home care provider access to their home while providing care to their loved one. She was a caregiver for two of her grandparents until their passing and believes in the importance of allowing family members the opportunity to remain in the comfort of home if they so desire. Carole is also the mother of a child with multiple medical conditions who requires nursing services in the home. It is because of her personal experiences that Carole understands first-hand how important it is to manage a quality, high-integrity home care agency in which clients and families can place their trust and be confident they are receiving the best care possible. Carole also believes in the importance of giving back to the community. Therefore, she volunteers and spear-heads fundraising activities for a variety of charitable and professional organizations, namely the Pennsylvania Home Care Association, Autism Speaks and Avengers Baseball, Inc.
Carole, a resident of Lehigh County, is married and has 2 children. In her free time, she is the “team mom” for her son’s tournament baseball team, enjoys cooking, spending time with her family and friends, and is an avid NY Giants, NY Yankees and Penn State football fan. Carol is a verified Google Author
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