Home Care for Aging Seniors in Calgary, AB
Comfort Keepers provides care for seniors that helps them stay active and engaged
Exercise Keeps Seniors Healthy
One of the biggest indicators of health as people age is the amount of activity they get. Physical exercise, even if it’s low impact like walking or swimming, is critically important for care for seniors. Physical exercise helps seniors stay mobile and keeps muscles strong.
This is why Comfort Keepers of Calgary care for seniors make physical activity a regular part of Interactive Caregiving™, our holistic approach to senior care. At Comfort Keepers® we know how important it is to care for the whole person and that includes regular exercise for both physical and mental health.
Does Your Senior Loved One Need In-Home Care from Comfort Keepers of Calgary?
Seniors can start to struggle with normal everyday tasks as they get older. Moving around the home can get harder and chores like laundry, dusting, and vacuuming can become more difficult. Even something as simple as getting dressed in the morning can take longer than it used to.
With care for seniors services from Comfort Keepers senior caregivers seniors can stay independent longer. When you start to see some of these signs it’s time to consider home care for your loved one:
- Forgetting to take medication or to eat regularly
- Not cooking healthy meals or drinking enough water
- The house looking dusty, unkempt, or unclean
- Not keep up with hygiene or personal care or wearing dirty clothes
How Care for Seniors Can Help Seniors in Calgary
At Comfort Keepers we create a custom care plan for all clients, based on their health and abilities. Their care giver will help them at home and encourage them to stay active. Some of the activities we assist with include:
- Getting regular exercise and encouraging them to move more
- Bathing, dressing, and personal care
- Cooking healthy meals and eating on a regular schedule
- Shopping, getting to the doctor, or getting out to socialize
Helping Seniors Avoid Falls at Home
Falls can be extremely dangerous for seniors. Staying active is one of the best ways to help prevent future accidents. Exercise and other physical activity help seniors maintain muscle tone, flexibility, and balance. This means they’re less likely to suffer a slip or fall that could result in long recovery time. Comfort Keepers care for seniors services can encourage your senior loved one to be more physically active to help them avoid falls at home.