A significant amount of attention and care goes into maintaining a house. You have to keep it clean, safe, and a place one would love to call home. If your older parents own a home, it may come to the point of a unique need – senior home care. Ensuring Mom or Dad are in a non-hazardous environment and are cared for will help maintain your loved one’s safety at home.
If your loved one has any medical issues, they may find the maintenance of the house to be burdensome and require some outside assistance from family, friends, or even hired help. There are many ways to assist your loved one with the periodical maintenance of the home while also aiding in transitioning the house into a safer environment.
Safety for Seniors
Home care for seniors should be kept up to date at least weekly to avoid injury as “the elderly find themselves more likely to be injured due to falls, fractures or broken bones because of bone loss, bone fragility and osteoporosis.” Here is a list of ways to take the appropriate precautions and promote high-quality senior home care while making sure your loved one is safe within their own home!
Senior home care can be complicated for older adults. If your older loved ones feel too stressed with the current chore load their house requires, then remind them that there are other options out there. A senior living community can still give your loved one the freedom and independence they have in their current house without all the hassle of up-keeping it.
Woodland Ridge offers many different care opportunities for their residents as Georgia’s first non-profit assisted living community with a mission of excellence in senior home care. Contact us today to learn more about what we offer.