Home Care Blog>In Home Care | April 30, 2019
Stress is a part of life but stress relief tips for seniors can be vital for happiness, health and wellbeing. Home health care services that integrate proper stress management are more effective and helps a person avoid the harmful side effects of stress.
When stress is a one-time occurrence, the health implications are not severe. Consistent stress, or frequent stress, will cause a cascading effect on a senior’s health.
For some seniors, stress can even make it difficult to eat, causing heartburn and indigestion. Seniors already have a weaker immune system, so eliminating stress can help improve their well-being.
Seniors are encouraged to take the stress and their health into their own hands. The following techniques can help relieve stress:
Stress can be brought on by a variety of factors, and one main factor is a person’s loss of health or mobility. A proper diet and exercise can help a senior stay active and healthy, reducing the risk of stress, anxiety or depression.
Coping with stress is possible but eliminating stress can be difficult. It’s important to take steps to reduce stress every day. Relaxation techniques and meditation are a great start. If loneliness is leading to stress, get out in the community through volunteering, visiting friends or going to events to meet people.
Our caregivers will help provide home health care services that reduce stress for clients. Meal preparation, light cleaning and running errands can help reduce these harmful stressors. We have spent over twenty years helping seniors find happiness and joy in their lives. Through our Interactive Caregiving™ approach, we’re able to focus on our clients’:
Offering a caring touch, our team will provide the empathy and help that seniors need from home health care services. We follow a unique approach that is fully customized to the unique needs of all of our clients.
At Comfort Keepers®, we create individual care plans for every client. These plans include wellness goals that consider physical, mental and emotional health. Our caregivers can help support physician-prescribed diet and exercise plans, provide medication reminders, provide transportation to appointments and help seniors engage in the activities they love the most. And, our caregivers can help senior stay connected with loved ones through video chats, phone calls and care updates. We believe that every senior should experience the best in life.
Contact the Comfort Keepers Calgary office to learn more about how we can help maintain safety, comfort, and happiness in the home.