The holidays are a time for families to gather and enjoy one another’s company. Oftentimes many of us are traveling into our hometowns and visiting our aging parents and loved ones we may not see often. As we are enjoying these special times and making memories, it is important to keep our senior loved ones in mind, especially if they live alone.
Making sure that we are keeping an eye on the condition of the home of our senior loved one; if it is tidy, if they can remember where things are, etc. are things to keep an eye out for. You want to ensure that your senior loved one is still capable of being independent if they currently are, and aware of if their needs are changing even slightly.
At Happier at Home, the holidays are a pivotal time for this. The holiday season is one of our busiest times of the year because many adult children are inquiring about additional assistance for their aging parents. Since the needs of senior citizens can quickly change, sometimes all it takes is a visit home to notice these small but crucial changes.
If you do notice some changes, we encourage you to contact Happier at Home. We can schedule a free assessment with you and your senior loved one to discuss care needs and assistance options while you are in town. We provide companion care, transportation services, personal care, medication assistance and various other services to align with your needs. Find a complete list of our services here.
Do not hesitate to reach out, no matter what level of care you think your aging loved one may need. Our caregivers are incredibly adaptable and put your loved one at the forefront!