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Comfort Keepers provides award-winning in-home care for seniors and other adults in need of assistance with daily activities. Our highly trained and dedicated caregivers can help your loved one stay in their home for as long as safely possible—a dream come true for many elders.


Finding the Best Home Health Aide Simplifies Senior Living

Senior Health and Wellbeing  |  October 9, 2017

One of the most important things in life for seniors is being able to enjoy each day that comes after retirement. There are so many things to do and see, but most importantly, enjoy. With age, comes limitations, but it does not have to mean the end to an enjoyable life as a senior or aging adult. The most important aspect of aging is the ability to continue to maintain a certain quality of life, without depending entirely on family and friends to get you through each day.

A home health aide provides a quality of care like no other and is available to assist aging adults with minimal to complicated tasks daily. There are so many myths circulating about the role of a home health aide, or their reliability, that many seniors and their families miss out on one of the greatest assets of senior living, professional home health aides.

You Should Know

Home health aides have several different roles they can and often do assume, but it is important for you to know that their services are customized to successfully accommodate the needs of the senior to which they are assigned. A home health aide can visit the senior once a week, or each day of the week, it is based entirely on the needs of the senior. In some cases, families arrange for more visits or assistance from the aide during winter months because conditions are less favorable for the senior to meet their own needs. Assistance with baths, medication, appointments or errands are ideal tasks that most aides accommodate. There is a large industry of home health aides available and it is important to ensure that the type of aide acquired is professionally trained to meet the needs of the senior.

Professional Training

A home health aide has a certain degree of mzzedical training, which also includes training and knowledge of providing personal care services to the elderly. Any aide that enters the home or habitat of a senior should have the experience and training necessary to take care of the senior according to the needs set forth in the initial consultation. This person is designated to provide a level of care to the elderly that makes life in and around the home as comfortable and convenient as possible.

Comfort Keepers understands the need to have professional assistance for aging seniors. If you have any questions regarding the best type of care for your elderly loved one, please contact us today for a consultation.

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