They’re sometimes called the Greatest Generation. We know them as Mom or Dad. Over the years they have given of themselves in countless ways to help others, expecting nothing in return. Now, they are the ones who need help, to meet the challenges of everyday living, and to stay in the familiarity and comfort of their own homes. Every elderly individual is unique, and in order to cope with age-related illness and diminished physical ability, each needs a unique, personalized array of elder care services. Some require help to ensure that they take medications and/or use medical devices properly.
Some need therapy or nutritional advice to achieve and maintain fitness. Some need assistance with day-to-day activities like bathing, meals, housekeeping or errands, while some simply need a friendly voice or the touch of a hand to remind them that they are not alone. For many, the most effective home care plan includes some combination of these categories.