It’s never easy to see a senior loved one’s health decline. Many seniors live independently in their homes, but as they age, they may need more help and assistance with daily tasks that are mentally and physically challenging. You may wonder how to provide comprehensive senior care for your loved one.
As a dependable provider of Medicare and Home Care in Broward, Florida, we have listed these practical steps you can do to help improve your senior loved one’s overall health:
- Encourage a healthy lifestyle
Please encourage them to eat a balanced diet, exercise regularly, remain physically active, and maintain a healthy weight. If your senior loved one has health issues such as diabetes or heart disease, they must watch what they eat and monitor their blood sugar levels regularly.
- Let them socialize
Socializing can improve your loved one’s mental health, reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety, help with dementia, relieve loneliness and stress, and even aid memory loss. Let them try new activities such as visiting museums, taking classes such as art appreciation sessions, volunteering at local nonprofit organizations, or playing cards over coffee with nearby friends.
- Seek support and assistance
Consider seeking in-home care services if your loved one needs assistance with daily tasks. Providers like us offer hands-on support with day-to-day activities like bathing, dressing, grooming, and feeding. We also provide companionship and non-medical transportation services.
At LOVING ARMS HOME CARE SERVICES, we know how overwhelming it can be to care for an elderly family member independently, so let us help lighten your load.