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Senior Independence in Safety Harbor an Attainable Goal

By Debbie Humphrey

Americans celebrated the birth of our nation on July 4th, which is also known as “Independence Day”.  As a democratic society, we are fortunate that so many of our nation’s heroes have fought for our freedom and independence, and we relish having these freedoms to enhance our quality of life.

For our elderly population, there are few things more important than being able to live independently in their own homes, or maybe an assisted living community, embracing retirement and the golden years.

Senior independence In Safety Harbor, or anywhere for that matter, is the primary goal sought by the majority of aging adults. However, illness, along with physical, mental and emotional limitations, can hinder that possibility. In these situations, a helping hand by a compassionate caregiver, be it at home or in an assisted living environment, can make a huge difference when it comes to seniors staying independent.

A perfectly matched caregiver can assist with any number of things to keep your special senior someone happy, healthy, safe and independent.

For example, caregivers provide companion care to clients to keep them company when they are alone, keep them engaged in meaningful conversation, and make sure they are included in social activities and activities of daily living.

Caregivers also manage homemaker services like laundry, light housework, grocery shopping and meal preparation that may be too difficult for an elderly person to complete by themselves anymore.

Caregivers are an answer to transportation woes when age, illness or disability prevents one from driving. Seniors can remain independent in Safety Harbor and do not have to forego running personal errands, or worry about missing important doctor appointments due to transportation constraints. Caregivers will happily provide seniors with transportation assistance – whatever the need – promptly  and safely each and every time.

Furthermore, professional caregivers provide respite care, so you can take the time you need for yourself and your family. They will remind your special senior when it’s time to take their medications; prepare meals & snacks; and assist with personal care like bathing, dressing and so much more!

Senior independence in Safety Harbor is an attainable goal when you contact the professional caregivers at Home Helpers. If someone you know and love could benefit from having a little assistance from a pro caregiver, call the experts at Home Helpers today: 727.942.2539