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5 Things You Need to Know About In-Home Care

May 22, 2015

521307                If you’re considering in-home care, you may not yet be aware of all of its many benefits. Keep reading to learn five things you need to know about in-home care that may make your decision easier.1. In-Home Care Is FlexibleIn-home care can provide as much or as little care as is needed. Whether care is needed on an hourly, daily, or even overnight basis, in-home caregivers are flexible and can be there on a regular or as-needed basis.2. It Promotes IndependenceIn-home care allows seniors to live in the comfort of home while receiving help with only the tasks they can’t complete on their own. They can receive assistance with tasks such as laundry, housekeeping, preparing meals, maintaining an exercise routine, or even bathing.3. In-Home Care Benefits FamiliesThe strain of caregiving on seniors and their family members can disrupt relationships and cause significant stress. In-home care, whether temporary respite care or a continuing service, gives both seniors and their family caregivers a break to strengthen family bonds and promote better health for all.4. Caregivers Can Provide TransportationIf seniors cannot drive themselves, they may feel trapped in their own homes. In-home care can also provide transportation to and from medical appointments, classes, senior centers, and for shopping, allowing seniors to get out of the house and enjoy their lives to the fullest.5. In-Home Care Gives Peace Of MindA constant friend and companion can help promote a positive outlook on life and take the strain off family who might otherwise need to constantly monitor a loved one. Knowing that a loved one is being cared for properly gives family members peace of mind and seniors the ability to enjoy their lives without worry. The qualified, compassionate caregivers of Familiar Surroundings Home Care offer seniors and their families the benefits and peace of mind that comes with in-home care. We provide a wide variety of flexible services to meet any needs, from hourly to live-in care. To find out more, give us a call our staff is here to help you. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Santa Clara County: 408-979-9990 San Mateo County: 650-353-9777 Santa Cruz County: 831-480-3990